Production Operations Supervisor

  • Job Reference: R15109
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £25,800 to £35,000
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Production Operations Supervisor.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

You will be required to lead and supervise teams of operations staff to safely deliver the tasks and products in line with customer requirements to time, cost and quality.

Ideally, we are looking for candidates to be able to demonstrate the following Accountabilities:

  • Leadership of a team at a local level to deliver team and personal objectives safely and securely to meet our operational plans
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards, and team performance, in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provide adequate supervision of the activities within their scope of responsibility
  • Engage and support relationships at a local level to promote high performing teams
  • Work collaboratively with relevant Task Managers on performance feedback and future training requirements
  • Support the delivery performance of the production schedule to meet customer requirements
  • Manage Key Performance Indicator metrics on schedule, quality, safety, delivery and cost
  • Lead and deliver the local Accountability Board (Visual Management Boards)
  • Actively engage and support the corporate Production Operative PDG process
  • Give advice and guidance on career development including coaching, provision of feedback and providing appropriate support
  • Promote and sponsor operational excellence and drive all actions aimed at continuous process improvement
  • Works effectively with others and building required relationships and interfaces to support delivery of the Programme
  • Provide a diverse and inclusive working environment that allows individuals to flourish and realise their potential
  • Work with others to form high performing teams
  • Adopt a 'See It, Own It, Solve It' mind-set, by identifying obstacles to success and taking ownership to find solutions to those problems

The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties as aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated
areas to working patterns.