Production Supervisor

Posted By: Greg Phipps
Salary: Up to £33,000 DOE
Location: Macclesfield
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Manufacturing

Central Employment Commercial team are delighted to be working as a retained recruitment partner to a leading Sports eCommerce personalisation, licencing and print specialist, as they look to recruit a Production Supervisor operating from their state-of-the-art of facility in Macclesfield.

Up to £33,000 DOE + benefits, Mon-Fri 0700-1600, offering an immediate interview and start date.

The individual is responsible for managing and coordinating the production floor, managing around 15-20 FTE.


  • Responsible for overseeing production processes within the organisation.
  • Creating daily weekly and monthly production schedules.
  • Coordinating production schedules, ensuring efficient use of resource and maintaining high quality standards
  • Striving to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all production lines.
  • Managing a team of production staff, implementing process improvements and contributing to the overall success of the business
  • Ensuring the team members follow procedures and comply with quality requirements.
  • Organizing workflow to meet the production schedule as per specific deadlines.
  • Monitor, evaluate and document performance – Creating production performance report.
  • Communicating any problems or obstacles to senior management
  • Ensure the production target level is achieved daily
  • Taking part in the daily production briefings
  • To liaise with other personnel and departments to ensure the smooth running of the whole of operations on site.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the production of the required daily/weekly/monthly targets in line with customer specifications, meeting quality and delivery expectations, minimising costs where possible and ensure the required best working practices are always maintained.
  • Develop production plans to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

     Other Duties might include:

  • Providing tech packs to the production team before commencement of the job
  • Open and close facilities as required.
  • Coordinating the approval process of samples and following through the process
  • Organise Monthly stock take of heat transfer.
  • Provision of work for all production processes.
  • Stock control of consumables
  • Monitoring progress of the production and making any changes required within production processes to meet the deadlines.
  • Ensuring the quality of the finished product is to the highest quality.


  • Working with the Production Manager and Operations Director to keep the business always moving forward and running at full speed.
  • Contributing to Production succession planning into performance development plans to support future growth
  • Directing staff development, welfare and rewards including annual objectives, appraisals, training needs and mentoring
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement
  • Monitoring productivity rates, standards, and quality control
  • Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of staff.
  • Manage, coach, and develop a high performing Production team that meets agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements.

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