PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Job Description

This opportunity is for a hands-on Engineer to join a successful general and precision engineering company as Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman. 

The highly successful business has been running for many years and are recognised for their bespoke fabrications for special machinery and conveyor systems. With bespoke items being their forte, you will not be monotonised as you will be overseeing a varied workload. You will be both office and factory based, so must be competent at scheduling and production management as well as being willing to get stuck in with your hands-on experience on the shop floor. 

In exchange for their hands-on expertise the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman will receive:

  • A Competitive package
  • Days shift
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Free on-site parking
  • Own office
  • Overtime opportunities 

Key Roles & Responsibilities for the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman:

  • Lead and support a range of employees, from fabricator welders to skilled machinists
  • Ensure the workshop is running in line with targets and requirements
  • Ensure records and processes are compliant
  • To be the point of contact for jobs / projects
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness and tidiness in the workshop

Skills Required for the Production Supervisor / Workshop Foreman:

  • Team player and good lone worker, with initiative to work independently 
  • Must have hands on experienced in Engineering / Fabrication – Metals 
  • Ideally will have some machining experience
  • Self-sufficient, self-starter
  • Ability to lead by example and experience

If you have both leadership and hands on skills, please apply today.

Commutable from Wigan, Southport, St. Helens, Liverpool, Preston, and Manchester.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Manufacturing & Production Recruitment Specialists since 1994

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