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Shift Supervisor

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

£30k - 35k per year


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Global Quality Management Company is currently seeking experienced Shift Supervisors to assist the Plant Coordinator in managing a team of semi-skilled operatives onsite at a prestige automotive sites in Oxford. Candidates should have previous experience in a manufacturing environment and supervisory/team leadership experience of teams of 5+. Previous experience of following strict processes/work instructions is a must, and ideally, candidates will have good basic understanding of quality.

The Role


Rotating shifts - AM shift 0600-1615, PM shift 1645-0430

  • Reporting to the Plant Coordinator
  • Attend meetings at beginning of shift to understand any ongoing issues
  • Carry out daily checks/perform process audits to ensure jobs are covered appropriately and immediately address issues with appropriate corrective actions
  • Interpret work instructions and train operatives on new jobs
  • Ensure operatives are equipped with correct tooling/PPE
  • Ensure operatives have a high standard of attire/appearance and ensure that housekeeping/5s is maintained throughout the team
  • Assist in planning and organising resources to ensure targets are achieved
  • Update quality results via on site paper documentation and in house computer system accurately and on time

The Candidate

The successful applicant MUST have the following experience:

  • Previous man management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Manufacturing experience (in either auto/logistics/aero/FMCG, pharma)
  • Experience following 'work instructions'
  • Good communication and advanced use of English language (speaking/reading/writing)
  • Basic computer skills (able to use in house computer systems and MS packages including word/outlook)
  • Mobile - role may require walking up to 5 miles/day moving between locations on site

Desirable but not essential experience:

  • Quality Inspection experience
  • Customer facing experience
  • Good computer skills (excel, word, outlook, SAP)
  • Previous experience writing 'work instructions'
  • Engineering background/qualifications
  • Ability to understand CAD diagrams
  • Understanding of quality tools (namely 8D up to D3)
  • Process audit experience
  • Own car, happy to travel to other locations if necessary

Company Benefits

  • Statutory pension contribution
  • 22 days, + statutory holiday (increases 1 day per year of service)
  • Sick pay (5 days then statutory)
  • Edenred Employee Benefits scheme
  • Opportunity to develop within an award winning Global Quality Management Company

If you feel that you match the above description and would like to be considered for the role, please send an up to date CV and one of consultants will be in touch to discuss your application.

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