Production Supervisor

  • Location
    Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Manufacturing and Production
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Production Management

Adecco in Warrington are recruiting for a Production Supervisor for one of the world's largest perforating company located in Warrington.

Your normal hours of work will be in the following shift pattern, with a daily break of 30 minutes.

  1. 6:00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and 6.00 am to 12.00 on Friday.

  2. 2:00 pm to 10.00 pm Monday to Thursday, and 12.00 pm to 6 pm on Friday.

  3. Night shift as advised by your manager

The starting salary for this position is £29,000 per annum.

Job Purpose:

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the Production Supervisor (PS) will responsible for ensuring production efficiency, Quality, Health & Safety & Environmental processes are maintained and improved across all shifts. The Production Supervisor will actively seek solutions and be a problem solver.


  • Operate press machines when team members are on vacation

  • Ensure that everyone has clear information about the jobs they have been assigned to complete. Where relevant, PS will review and discuss each job with the machine operator at the start of shift, to ensure the right quality and efficiency (e.g. running machines through breaks) is achieved.

  • Participate in the morning VDM meeting (shift dependant).

  • Responsible to ensure the first off check is completed and the four eyes principle applied.

  • Responsible to ensure H&S checks are completed at the start of the shift (Guards, FLT checks).

  • Responsible to ensure Environmental checks (oil leaks, oil spills) are cleaned up and reported.

  • Responsible to perform daily QHSE i-auditor checks via company iPad.

  • Ensure the SFDC is used according to procedure.

  • Ensure all work areas are clean, tidy and accessible.

  • Actively support managers to promote lean manufacturing by avoiding waste (overproduction, inventory, motion, defects, over-processing, waiting, and transport) and downtime.

  • Open and close the factory when required to do so. Including alarm and utilities management (air compressor, lights)

  • Health and Safety focused, ensuring all employees act according to company health and safety requirements (for example PPE, moving, handling and storage of material).

  • PS will have a positive attitude and lead team members by example, motivating teams to achieve goals in machine utilisation, quality, delivery, and cost reduction.

  • Effectively communicate with the Supervisor / Team Leader on the opposite shift on daily challenges and successes to ensure smooth change-over.

Essential experience, qualifications & skills:

  • Fork lift driver licence and experience

  • Able to operate Amada Turret Press and Press Brake machines

  • Ability to set and operate new press machinery

  • A team player with enthusiasm for your work and dedicated to high standards of quality.


Once you have completed three months you will become eligible to join the company private medical health insurance scheme, the pension scheme and Pay care health cash plan.

Holidays are 25 days per calendar year, plus bank holidays.

If you are interested in this position please apply today or call Adecco Warrington on 01925401580 for more information

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