Production Supervisor

  • Job Reference: PK8193
  • Date Posted: 28 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Future Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary £Flexible for the Right Candidate
  • Sector: Packaging, Production
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description




Salary £OPEN (Flexible for the Right Candidate) + 21 Days Holiday +Company Pension Scheme

Our client is a manufacturer and supplier of corrugated packaging and tapes/adhesives industry. They serve a diverse range of customers across various sectors. They are dedicated to providing their clients with high quality sustainable packaging solutions.

They are currently looking to recruit a Production Supervisor to join their team. You will be overseeing and coordinating daily production operations at the company site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of production operatives, providing guidance, training, and motivation to maximize productivity and ensure a safe working environment
  • Monitor production schedules and prioritise tasks to meet customer demands and deadlines
  • Implement and police quality control measures to ensure that all products meet the company's high standards
  • Schedule PPM and adhere to schedules to address equipment issues and ensure minimal downtime
  • Ensure cleaning schedules are adhered to and maintain and clean organised and safe working area
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize production processes and reduce waste using lean manufacturing principles, 5S, six sigma
  • Enforce company policies and procedures to maintain a disciplined and efficient workforce
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work culture, promoting teamwork and open communication among team members


  • 1 years' experience minimum in manufacturing/packaging industry
  • Familiarity with Lean or Six Sigma methodologies for process improvement
  • Experience with ERP systems and production tracking software
  • In-depth knowledge of corrugated, tapes and adhesives manufacturing processes, equipment, and best practices
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to motivate and manage a diverse team
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making capabilities, especially in high-pressure situations
  • Sound understanding of health and safety regulations, ensuring compliance at all times
  • Exceptional organisational and time-management skills to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to interact with team members, management, customers and suppliers
  • Must be target driven with the desire to meet and exceed targets