0191 221 0402

Engineering / manufacturing

Shift Manager/Production Supervisor Full Time

My client is a leading international engineering organisation, specialising in the design and manufacture of a range of technologically advanced highly engineered products to a global customer base.  Working from their site in Sunderland, my client seeks an improvement and safety focused Shift Manager/Production Supervisor to join their production function.


Boasting an enviable site safety culture my client seeks an experienced Production Supervisor/Manager to lead, coach, develop and mentor a team of 30 staff in line with their own recognised site production system.


Key responsibilities of the role include:


  • Production management
  • Continuous improvement
  • The management and development of site production strategy
  • Leading daily action meetings
  • Coaching, training and development of staff
  • Strategic leadership and promotion of site safety culture and best practise
  • Project management
  • Influencing and leading by example


To be considered for the role, it is essential that you possess experience gained in a Production Supervisor/Manager or Shift Supervisor/Manager position within a manufacturing (ideally engineering focused) environment.  You must also possess demonstrable knowledge and experience in implementing both continuous improvement activities and supporting & promotion of site HSE requirements/culture.


Key selection criteria includes:

  • Ideally educated to a minimum of HNC in an appropriate subject
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the implementation of continuous improvement techniques and systems eg. 5S/TPM/Lean/Kaizen etc
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Change management experience
  • Eye for detail
  • Natural leader with coaching/training expertise


This is an excellent and rare opportunity to join an industry leader who can boast of low staff turnover, commitment to training and development and enviable commitment to safety.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 10 months ago
  • Location: Sunderland
  • Job Title: Shift Manager/Production Supervisor
  • Salary: £34000 - 38000
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