Manufacturing Shift Supervisor

Manufacturing Shift Supervisor required for a Global Paper Manufacturer based near Chepstow.

The individual will play a key role in the shift leadership team, with occasional (nights / weekends) responsibilities to Shift Manager status.

Requires experience gained from a continuous Improvement CI, paper (or very similar) manufacturing environment. 

Responsibilities for the Manufacturing Shift Supervisor will include:
- Maximising line productivity ensuring paper machine productivity is met
- Ensuring the production plan is met
- Leading employee safety and product safety
- Management of production opertaives including their training and development
- Ensuring adherence to consistent SOP’s and working practices 
- Work closely with Shift Managers to ensure finishing equipment is fully resourced and customer/stock orders are controlled.
- Helping to deliver continuous improvements projects
Key skills – The successful Manufacturing Shift Supervisor MUST have:
- Worked in a continuous process environment (CI) managing people and complex processes with variable process inputs
- Experience with, and understanding of, Lean Manufacturing principles. Lean 6 Sigma helpful
- Excellent management and communication experience
- Paper, or very similar process background
- Be a capable trainer and take employee development and personnel practices seriously 
- Previous experience promoting safety attitudes and practices

Additional information: 
Salary is £46K.  You will have sometimes have responsibility for the entire shift when on nights and weekends.


5-shift system, so 4 on 4 off 12 hour shifts, 7 cycles and 18 days off. 

This role is commutable from Chepstow, Gloucester, Bristol, Newport and may suit a candidate that has previously worked as a Production Manager, Manufacturing Supervisor, Team Leader.

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