Production Supervisor

Stainless Steel - Production Supervisor

Ref: 293| Posted: 2nd Sep 2021

Stainless Steel - Production Supervisor


Are you looking for your next challenge? Baxi Heating is a leading provider of environmentally friendly and efficient heating solutions across a range of leading domestic and commercial brands. We have over 150 years of experience, pride ourselves on our values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with our customers.

Operational developments have created fantastic opportunity for a Production Supervisor to join us at our site in Preston. As Production Supervisor you will support the Components Manager with the day to day running of the Stainless Tank Operations at Preston.

Successful Production Supervisors will supervise the Key and Production Operators to ensure production targets, tasks and activities are achieved in a safe working environment free from hazards and to the agreed quality standards.

Production Supervisor role responsibilities include:

  • Organising local resources (people, plant, processes and parts) to enable the achievement of correct volumes, quality levels, budget and performance targets.
  • Drive and manage Health and Safety within the workplace.
  • Lead the delivery of best practice behaviours including SWOP discussions, accident and incident reporting and investigation.
  • To drive a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Effectively manage the day to day performance of the Key Operators and Production Operators to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency.
  • Manage machine and equipment efficiencies through TPM.

Production Supervisor desired skills/experience:

  • Experience of managing large teams, preferably within a manufacturing environment.
  • Effective day to day people management skills such as absence management, team leadership and engagement, performance management and training.
  • IT literate, familiar with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • An ILM 3 qualification in Supervisory Management (or equivalent) would be advantageous.
  • Qualified to IOSH standard in Health & Safety and can apply the learning in the workplace.
  • Knowledge and application of Business Improvement Techniques i.e. LEAN Manufacturing, Problem Solving (5Y) Root Cause Analysis
  • Knowledge of Welding Processes and Cylinder Manufacture an advantage but not essential 

The Package: As reward for this demanding role you will receive a good basic salary, PRP bonus scheme, contributory Pension scheme, 25 Days holiday plus stats, friends and family scheme plus, access to income protection, health cash plan, gym scheme, cycle to work, tastecard and perkz!. In addition you will receive fantastic training and technical support, plus you will be part of a business with over 150 years of manufacturing experience.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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