Production Supervisor

  • Location
    Alfreton, Derbyshire
  • Salary
    £ 30321.9 - £ 33691 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-125155

Production Supervisor


Competitive Salary: £30,321.90 - £33,691 + £1000 Bonus


DE55, Alfreton


Permanent Opportunity



Work for Ferrero as a Production Supervisor


As a Production Supervisor you will be a critical link between colleagues operating on the production line and the department shift manager. This is the first step towards a managerial position whilst remaining an operational 'hands on' role.


You will have overall responsibility for an operational area within a food production department.


Skills, Experience and Qualifications required for this role:



  • Previous experience of supervising others within a food production or FMCG manufacturing environment where you will have led a team of people

  • The ability to role model, setting a great example to your team members ensuring that quality is at the heart of everything

  • An understanding in the use of lean tools such as root cause analysis, 5S workplace organisation and the SMED change over process and you will have ideally used these or other lean practices in your previous roles

  • Experience of supporting, training and coaching colleagues and the willingness to learn and develop your skills in this area

  • The ability to build great working relationships and create a fantastic team spirit encouraging colleagues to be the best they can be


You will be responsible for:



  • Leading by example to ensure standards are achieved in key areas such as health and safety, food safety, environment, hygiene and of course product quality assurance

  • Having a great understanding of your production requirements and ensuring your line is operating efficiently in line with the production plan

  • Operationally covering key roles on your line or in your area as required

  • Working closely with your shift manager to make sure that you have the right people in place at the right time with the right level of skills to deliver production targets

  • Coaching, training, developing and motivating your team to achieve

  • Leading proactive problem-solving activities and escalating immediate risks and issues appropriately and in a timely manner to the shift manager

  • Working well with colleagues on other shifts, making sure handovers are communicated clearly


Recruitment process



  • You will be contacted by Adecco within 24 hours of application (excluding weekends)

  • Candidates must be able to attend an assessment centre at the Alfreton site to be considered for the role.


As well as the training we will provide, we coach and mentor our employees to progress and develop your career. We are here to support you!


This is a permanent position on an annualised hours' contract basis with the ability to work a rotating shift pattern of Nights (10pm - 6am) Afternoons (2pm - 10pm) and Mornings (6am - 2pm). This pattern may change in line with production requirements, so a flexible approach is key.



Competitive Salary: £30,321.90 - £33,691 + £1000 Bonus


Excellent Benefits Package











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Please apply with your CV to: Paulina Nahaczewska