Site Supervisor

Posted By: Molly Thompson
Salary: Up to £32,000 depending on Experience
Location: Stockton, TS18
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Production, Printing

Job Title: Site Supervisor – Printing/Finishing Department

Salary: Up to 32,000 D.o.e 

We are currently recruiting for a Site Supervisor for our client in Stockton, Central Employment are the longest independent recruiter in the North East, established in 1979.


As a Site Supervisor, you’ll be tasked with overseeing the production teams to ensure the attainment of quality standards, productivity goals, and adherence to customer deadlines in our fast-paced, bespoke manufacturing environment. This role demands hands-on involvement within the production setting, alongside fulfilling supervisory responsibilities outlined below:

  • Supervising skilled and semi-skilled machine operators.
  • Monitoring daily employee performance to ensure efficient task completion aligned with customer requirements.
  • Ensuring operators adhere to schedules and overseeing progress.
  • Planning resources to align with demand and customer deadlines.
  • Monitoring production jobs and rescheduling to meet customer SLAs and deadlines.
  • Facilitating regular communication with other departments.
  • Participating in and contributing to production planning and customer project meetings.
  • Developing and managing operator training programs, integrating new employees, and maintaining workforce proficiency.
  • Establishing and maintaining maintenance schedules.
  • Implementing enhancements to production processes.


  • Preferably, experience in print/bindery roles; exceptional candidates from other industries will also be considered.
  • Exceptional organizational, structural, and adaptability skills.
  • Capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines while maintaining composure.
  • Quick thinking and capable of adjusting production priorities swiftly.
  • Proficient in one-on-one management as well as team coordination.
  • Strong leadership, motivation, and conflict resolution abilities.
  • Effective decision-making, delegation skills, and a proactive attitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing tools like 5S or Keisen.


Hours of Work:

This role works on a 3-shift rotation, consisting of Mornings, Afternoons and Nightshifts.



The position is based in Stockton-on-Tees, at the clients Head Office, located out of town.

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