Production Supervisor

Ref: 258| Posted: 6th Apr 2021

Production Supervisor

Milton Keynes & Preston


Here at Baxi Heating UK, we have an excellent opportunity available for a Production Supervisor to join the team.


Reporting to the Packaged Plant Solutions Operations Manager, the main purpose of this role is to provide support to the Operations Manager, alongside the day to day management and co-ordination of direct reports against production plan timescales.


As a Production Supervisor, you will:


  • Coordinate with design and project management to ensure Plantroom/Utility Cupboard builds meet the design specification.
  • Technically lead the manufacturing build process from design approval through to delivery & installation.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the activity of all direct reports to include discipline and performance management.
  • Ensure all activities comply with current legislation, Health & Safety Policies & Regulations, Building Regulations, Company ISO 9001 Management Systems, Company ISO 14001 Environmental Systems, CDM Regulations, Risk Assessments, Legislative Statutory Maintenance Inspections, Quality Plans and Departmental Operating Procedures. 
  • Develop and coach were required all direct reports.
  • Carry out annual PDR’s for direct reports.
  • Conduct H&S accident investigations using the company platform.
  • Influence and control the day to day operating cost of the Production Department through efficiency gains backed by continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the service activities of specialist contractors.
  • Manage time and attendance records through Kronos and assist keeping sickness absence to a minimum.


Knowledge, skills and experience required:


  • A time served skilled tradespeople, ideally qualified to HNC level or equivalent in mechanical engineering.
  • Experience within weld/sheet metal fabrication, pipe welding, and commercial pipefitting.
  • Good understanding of commercial heating & cooling systems.
  • Exposure to the array of commercial heating products mCHP, Heat Pumps, Biomass and gas fired boilers.
  • Five years post apprenticeship working experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a related management role.
  • Capable of managing and prioritising various projects and tasks, some of which may be outside their normal experience. 
  • Organisational, communication and interpersonal skills are a pre-requisite of this position.


Does this sound like you? If so we’d love to hear from you!


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