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Production Supervisor

Permanent  for MAYPOLE LTD in Woodgate, Birmingham

We are a leadingsupplier of Towing and Leisure products to the Automotive Aftermarket, Trailerand Leisure markets.Distributing and manufacturing from Birminghamthroughout the UK, Ireland and Europe into towbar fitters, trailer builders, wholesalers and retail outlets.

We are currentlyrecruiting for an ExperiencedTechnicalSupervisor to join our operations team.

Working closely with the Production Manager,you will be responsible for a team of up to 10employees whomake bespokeelectrical wiringlooms and towing electrics.You willalso provide technical support across the other production areas.

As Supervisor you willbe expected lead from the front and play an integral part of the assembly teambut at the same time ensure that the department runs effectively, efficientlyand in line with company procedures.

Responsibilities will include:

Running the harnessdepartment which provides a unique range of wiring looms to meet our customersspecific needs

Providing Technicalsupport for the light assembly production line and in house packaging department.

Workload planning andvolume forecasting

Exceeding customerexpectations whilst adding value to the business

Quality assurance,process and product testing

KPI monitoring andimprovement

Development andtraining for all team members

Delivery of a safe,secure, clean and fair work environment for team members

Provide absence coverfor the other operational Supervisors

Skills / Experience

Proven track record of supervisingwithin a production environment

Experience andunderstanding of electrical assembly work is essential, experience from withinthe trailer or towbar wiring industries would be advantageous.

Effective leadership andmanagement skills with the ability to motivate your team

Ability to work in afast paced, ever changing and demanding environment

Have a successfulproven track record of continuous improvement and right first time

Job added on 14-11-2014