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Manufacturing Supervisor

Hays Building
Fife, Kirkcaldy
£34000.0 - £38000.0 per annum + plus package
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Our client is a large manufacturing company which is looking for the services of a manufacturing supervisor based in their main factory in Fife. You will have preferably worked in a high-speed manufacturing environment or somewhere similar.
The Role They are seeking to recruit an experienced Supervisor to join their Operations team on site in Fife. This role will work closely with their operations management team to drive and deliver operational performance, through the motivation and encouragement of their greatest asset - their people. Along with operational performance, they empower their Operations Supervisors with responsibility for their people, health & safety, continuous improvement, lean management practices, and the delivery of their service in a controlled and cost-efficient manner.
Key Job Responsibilities

  • To support the operations manager in the successful delivery of agreed KPIs, ensuring that the team is achieving an operational performance target and seeking to address poor performance in a proactive, structured manner.
  • To act as a point of expertise for your respective area. On a daily basis, understand and evaluate the performance of your team, identify any potential bottlenecks. Proactively seek to address any issues and recognise when to escalate a situation with the site's operational management team.
  • Ensure that standards relating to quality, health & safety, training, 5s are always maintained at the highest level. Challenge and address behaviour which falls short of expected standards at all levels.
  • Proactively seek and encourage the team to identify opportunities to improve processes or procedures. Act as ambassador for continuous improvement activities and celebrate improvements when identified.
  • Be relentless in your efforts to inspire and motivate your team, through your own actions and behaviours, inspire your team to believe in their vision of making 'a great place to work'. Role model what great leadership looks and feels like and inspire the next generation of leaders.
  • Ensure that your team deliver consistent high standards of performance, conduct, attendance, and timekeeping. When areas of concern are identified, take responsibility for managing the situation both fairly and consistently and in a timely manner, utilising the support functions available.
  • Role model great communication, be passionate about sharing results both at a team and an individual level. It is important that your team understands how their performance contributes to the success of the department and the organisation. Seek opportunities to communicate this with your people.
  • Act as a role model, lead practice of 'reduce, re-use, and recycle' practices wherever possible, ensuring that unavoidable waste is disposed of responsibly.
  • Any other reasonable duties which may be required within the scope of your role.

Background They offer a rewarding career in a unique business and would love you to come and join them if:

  • You have proven experience working in a leadership role, preferably within a similar factory environment (this is not essential).
  • When it comes to your people, you will always choose to 'believe in better'. You are passionate about working with your team to help them achieve and maintain the standard of performance and conduct required within their role.
  • You are passionate about delivering a great customer experience. However, you understand and recognise the correct balance between managing your people and managing operational performance.
  • You understand the importance of great communication, you are a strong communicator (verbally/written).
  • You are a team player; you are flexible and willing to operate at a lower or higher grade if necessary.
  • You possess the ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure, you are passionate about role modelling good behaviours in the workplace.
  • You understand the importance of adopting a positive and energetic approach to any task given.
  • You are relentless when it comes to promoting safe working practices and will take all possible steps to ensure that the health and wellbeing of their employees is never compromised.

If you are an Operations Supervisor looking for your next career move with this international company and interested in joining a highly driven team - please contact me on the below details to discuss your current situation confidentially and if the role might be of interest:-

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