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Manufacturing Supervisor

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  • Permanent
  • Widnes, UK
  • 35000 £ / Year

Hernshead Recruitment

About this position: 

With a focus on leveraging and integrating advanced materials to reduce the cost and environmental impact of filtration and separation. 

With £5.7million of funding to accelerate their growth and scale up they are now looking for a Manufacturing Supervisor for their new facility in Widnes. 

You’ll be joining a company not only passionate about helping the environment for future generations but a company with ambitions to scale and offer even more opportunities and career progression for their employees. 

The new manufacturing site will become a blueprint for how to manufacture advanced membrane manufacturing technologies. This will be the showcase location used to promote the technology globally, leading to anticipated roll out of such facilities around the world. 
The Manufacturing Supervisor will oversee the daily operations of the manufacturing facility. They will coordinate, plan, and direct all the activities that go into the production process. The Manufacturing Supervisor will run the plant and oversee specific areas of the production process. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set up and manage the manufacturing equipment in a safe environment
  • Direct an efficient layout of equipment and flow of materials
  • Recruit and manage a manufacturing team 
  • Be the lead site supervisor 
  • Adopt best in class manufacturing techniques to ensure timeliness, safety, efficiency and quality of production process 
  • Write production reports and report progress to colleagues 
  • Monitor the process, and look for opportunities to improve operations 
  • Supervise and delegate tasks 
  • Communicate with other departments
  • FLT and driving licence 
  • Direct site tours for international visitors and be able to talk to the merits of the technology in a credible manner 

Experience Required:

  • Prior manufacturing, business, or engineering experience
  • Prior management experience
  • Prior membrane manufacturing experience would be advantageous
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent team-building and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to manage cross-functional team members
  • Technical competencies in manufacturing (e.g., technical drawings, blueprints, CAD/CAM)
  • Strong technical and collaborative approach
  • It is expected that the successful Manufacturing Supervisor will perform tasks outside of their job description as our young company expands and evolves, so it is essential that they are collaborative with a strong desire to achieve success as part of a team
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Offered Salary
£35000 Per YEAR
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Widnes, UK
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