Shift Supervisor

Smurfit Kappa Composites, have an exciting opportunity for a Shift Supervisor.  Working in parallel with the an existing shift supervisor, and reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the Shift Supervisor is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the entire shift based workforce in the SK Composites facility.

Main Duties:

Ensuring HSE best practices are followed throughout department as to prevent injury.
Ensuring that all safety related incidents are thoroughly investigated and accurately reported in a timely manner
Ensuring that positive culture of hazard and near miss reporting is fostered on their shift.
Ensuring compliance to PPE, SSoW, Quality Standards and Housekeeping standards across their shift
Opening up and securing the facility at start and finish of the working day. (Key Holder Responsibilities).
Managing the Time and Attendance of all employees on their shift, including return to work interviews and absence/disciplinary investigations.
Enabling the production of quality products off the machines and highlighting deviations from the production plan in a timely and effective manner.
Managing the escalation of issues with machines or product quality in line with the agreed escalation procedure – at all hours.
Being the first point of communication with the Internal Account Managers in relation to progress updates against planned production and delivery schedules.
Working constructively with their shift, production planning, Manufacturing Manager, Press Shop Team Leader and Maintenance Team, to continuously drive improvement in safety, quality waste and machine efficiency.
Driving adherence to the plan and reporting off norm productivity in the daily operations meetings.
Promoting an open, professional and positive culture on their shift

Key Skills & Knowledge

General mechanical knowledge is essential
Experience of working within a manufacturing environment
Experience of leading and motivating teams.
Experience of, and the ability to work towards tight production deadlines without compromising safety and quality expectations
Excellent communication skills
Ability to identify and act upon process improvement opportunities
The ability to use reporting tools and understand their outputs to judge performance against key departmental metrics
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and SMED techniques would be an advantage.

If you wish to apply for the role please click the ‘apply now’ button and follow the instructions.

Closing date: 20th September 2020

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Location Richmond Works
CA28 8TS