Automotive Tier 1
£43,000 plus shift allowance
Shifts: 6am-2pm/ 2pm - 10pm and Nights
This automotive tier 1 business has seen significant growth over the last few years and more recently completed some valuable acquisitions to greater support expansion. Due to the increase in business they have asked us to assist in the search for an outstanding Production Supervisor, to work out of the Coventry plant. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating developing and an environment where safety, quality, cost, delivery, morale is paramount. You will strive to continually improve using CI and Lean tools to reduce costs, improve production and quality.
As Production Supervisor you will supporting the management of change within the plant to provide continuous improvement.
The Production Supervisor will be empowered with the management of FLM's to ensure they are working to standard. As well as managing quality issues and delegating actions to the team.
You will have responsibility for reducing Shift costs by implementing controlled methods of distributing manufacturing and the reduction of scrap costs and be relied on to Keep relevant data up to date and present out weekly using KPI shop floor control.
Production Supervisors act as champions of improvements to 5S, continuous process flow, ergonomics and one-piece flow. You will also have opportunities to make this position your own by Implementing cost reduction and cost saving ideas using Kaizen tooling techniques and managing KPI's in using management visuals and production running documents.
You will be a key player in managing customer issues with the senior management team to ensure swift resolution.
To be successful you will need experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment Automotive/Aerospace/FMCG etc with a HND/HNC (or equivalent in manufacturing engineering) with experience in a similar role. You will process Good problem-solving skills. You will have an understanding and experience of processes, Lean Manufacturing methodologies, 5's, Poke Yoke systems and product engineering. You will have established experience of managing cells and teams of circa 60 -100 operatives.
This is an excellent opportunity to join this progressive, automotive tier 1at a time when they are expanding.