Production Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 1108699969-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: The Recruitment Co
  • Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester
  • Salary: £26,305 to £28,497
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you based in or around the Wythenshawe area and looking for a new permanent job opportunity ?
Are you a Team Leader or Line Leader and you are ready for your next step in your career?
Do you have any experience as a Production Supervisor or Packing Supervisor in the food industry ?
Are you a confident, organised, professional individual that your team can rely on ?
If the answers are yes, our Wythenshawe based client is hiring a permanent full time Production Supervisor to join their business.

Reporting to the Shift Manager, the post holder will be responsible for continuously
overseeing the efficient running of the department and managing the team.


  • Organise the team to ensure that the production plan is delivered on a daily basis

  • Provide all daily information on production efficiency, non-conformance and waste

  • Ensure new starters are welcomed to the team and trained on job instructions

  • Audit all daily checks and ensure they are being carried out

  • Ensure all operating procedures are being adhered to

  • Ensure all waste is minimised

  • Maintain high housekeeping standards for the area of responsibility

  • Liaise with other departments where necessary to ensure that the business needs

  • and priorities are met.

  • Consider and implement solutions to problems as and when they arise

  • Challenge non-conformance's or poor standards (both product and team members)

Salary: 26,406 per annum - this can increase up to 28,497 per annum

HOURS OF WORK: Rotating 06:00 - 14:30 & 14:15 - 22:45, Monday - Friday


  • Must have an excellent attendance record

  • Must be flexible with hours of work (i.e. early starts / late finishes)

  • Ability to organise both yourself and others

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the Operations Team

  • Ability to solve problems

  • Production awareness

  • Experience of following and amending production plans would be an advantage but

  • not essential

  • Previous experience of leading a team


  • Previous food manufacturing experience

  • NVQ in Food Manufacturing

  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate

  • Working Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Health & Safety

The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.