Production Supervisor

Job Description

Siemens in Chippenham has an exciting opportunity for a Production Supervisors to join their team. We are looking for an ambitious and target driven candidate to join us.

What are my responsibilities? 
  • To take full ownership of completing manufacturing output, safely, on time and to budget
  • Provide accurate output forecasts and early visibility of potential risk of delays to the production plan to allow sales planning reporting to be completed in line with monthly reporting cycles
  • Motivate and lead a team of multi-skilled production and stores technicians, (a mix of permanent and third party workers), to deliver all targets
  • Promote a culture of safety, equality, inclusion and diversity on the shopfloor
  • Utilise lean manufacturing techniques to ensure that the production plan delivers to customers’ requirement on budget and in time
  • To take full ownership of managing resources in line with customer demand, increasing or reducing to deal with any peaks and/or troughs in customer demand. This includes utilising Third Party Workers sourced through approved suppliers
  • Manage labour recoveries and efficiencies in line with targets
  • Chair weekly cross functional meetings that include sales planning, material control, engineering and supply chain to support sales target
  • Lead the team to make significant contribution to our continuous improvement initiatives and increase participation in our 3i programme
  • Identify and implement corrective actions to address all workmanship issues that arise 
  • Drive the production team in achieving compliance with stock reduction and on time delivery targets
  • Active participation in all NPI projects to ensure optimum production flow is in place prior to product being released into full production
What do I need to qualify for this job?
  • Proven track record of supervising a multi skilled workforce (essential)
  • Ability to supervise a minimum of 40 direct reports (essential)
  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet agreed customer demands (essential)
  • Ability to take action to mitigate for issues that arise in order to hit customer promise dates and maintain On Time Delivery (essential)
  • Driven by satisfying customer demands rather than purely monthly output value (essential)
  • Proven track record of working with engineering and supply chain (essential)
  • Proven track record of performance management, time management and personal development of direct reports (essential)
  • Ability to manage production efficiencies, cost of poor quality and factory safety (essential)
  • Ability to work shifts if required (essential)
  • Experience of supervising in a unionised environment
  • Experience of high mix low volume manufacturing
  • Experience of safety critical industry
  • Experience in Electronics, Mechanical, Electrical industries
  • HND in related field e.g engineering, manufacturing or business
About us
We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 385,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them.   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?
We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens.  Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.  Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.  We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?
Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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