Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing Line

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Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing LinePermanent
Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing LineThetford, UK
Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing Line
Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing LineCompetitive Salary & Benefits
Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing LineOnsite
Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing LinePW7094

Supervisor - Flexible Manufacturing Line


Thetford, Norfolk


Our Automotive supply client is seeking a new Supervisor in the Niche Manufacturing Division, to supervise and manage the Flexible Manufacturing Line for component manufacture



1. Provide Supervisory support for the Flexible Manufacturing Line (FML) and the Production Manager, Including assigning tasks to the team members, Appraisals, Reviews, and training as necessary.

2. Assist in organising the FML resource with the Production Team to meet customer requirements and completing departmental objectives

3. Provide FML Schedule Status Updates as required by Management or Project Coordinators

4. Management of project timeline requirements in relation to external demands

5. Report on Departmental Issues to Management

6. Assist in all the Machines Preventative Maintenance Program

7. Identify, Organise and assist in the purchase of new machinery as necessary.

8. Ensure all Process flows and Process card procedures and information is in conformance with QA and Project Administration requirements.

9. Assist with maintaining the FML area as a clean and safe working environment

10. Participate in R&D activities as required

11. Supports all company and department activities associated with meeting the goal in the “Presidents Message”

12. Adopts and practices Kaizen principles and concepts, participates in continuous improvement and GEAR


13. Follows all general procedures as indicated in the General Procedures section of the Level 3 Procedures Manual.

14. Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management systems (e.g. TS 16949, ISO 90012014).

15. Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are

performed in a safe manner.

16. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.




Directly leads a team, responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



1. Experience in workshop management

2. HND or relevant experience in production assembly

4. Proven track record of staff training and developing

5. Lean manufacturing experience

6. 5S and or Kaizen knowledge.



Workshop environment, occasional travel required to customer offices & automotive facilities. While working in production environmenty you may be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by the manufacturing process.



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