Manufacturing & Production Supervisor (Nights) (#6640409) 

Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom


You will be leading a team of Manufacturing Technicians on our small but busy manufacturing night shift using state of the art CNC machines and equipment to produce critical high precision components. These components are then assembled by our global build plants into a wide range of Mass spectrometry instruments. You will be required to work on a permanent night shift as follows: Mon - Thur 21.00hrs to 06.45hrs


To plan and implement labour requirements in line with production requirements as provided by Materials & Planning departmentManage set and operate equipment used in the manufacture of the Company’s productsTo liaise with Engineering, Quality, Materials & Planning and other Supervisors to ensure timely manufacture to due datesTo ensure effective use of work in progress tracking, capacity management and schedule adherence tools as necessaryTo plan and schedule work load in accordance with delivery requirementsTo stay abreast of developments in manufacturing methods and attend training courses as appropriateManage the Production team members through:Day to day supervision of the manufacturing cells/areas and team membersProviding Leadership and guidance to all employees within the department focusing efforts to achieve on time in full delivery whilst meeting quality standardsAssisting in the recruitment, induction and performance management of employees or prospective employeesConduct annual appraisals of team members, reviewing prior year objectives and identifying areas of future focusIdentify the training needs of team members and other nominated persons as required, provide or arrange training as appropriate and maintain training records and skills matrices as requiredEnsure improvements are made in accordance the requirements of the Quality system ISO 9001:2015To lead and actively pursue systematic continuous improvement activity within the area/team, monitoring via established KPI’s as required. This to include but not limited to Schedule Adherence, Cost of quality and productivityTo ensure accurate booking by team members within SAPEnsure team members maintain documentation and records in accordance with the company’s defined proceduresMaintain the effectiveness of the Quality system at the sites via adherence to applicable policies and proceduresComplete Quality System related actions in a timely manner according to procedures e.g. CAPA, NCRAdhere to Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures. Implement and maintain safe working practices specifically within the area of responsibility but also feeding into the wider safety agenda as necessary.To ensure the compliance of good housekeeping methods and conduct 5s and EH&S audits, implementing corrective actions as appropriate


Education:Apprentice trained, HND, HNC in an Engineering discipline or equivalent proven experience.Experience:Minimum 5+ years of proven supervisory experience within a similar machine shop environment manufacturing high tolerance componentsGood written and oral communication skills are required for reporting and effective communication with staff, peer groups, etc across the organisation.Must be able to work independently and communicate with all levels of the organisationComputer literate - knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel an advantage - in order to produce reports, analyse data etc effectively.Ability to manufacture and inspect to Engineering drawingsWide practical knowledge of manufacturing industry:Experience in programming, setting and operating appropriate CNC machines and to provide leadership and guidance to less experienced team membersExperience of working in a lean manufacturing production facility would be advantageousCompetencies:Highly numerate team player with the ability to work to high standards and exacting targetsAbility to manufacture and inspect to engineering drawings with a knowledge of GD&TOperation of optical and tactile CMM equipment advantageousCapable of multi-tasking and with high levels of attention to detail for both manufacture and documentationTravel (If Applicable):Some UK, European and Worldwide travel may be required

Company Description

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality. Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow. Waters Solihull:Our Solihull office is home to a small, experienced precision-engineering team. We care about making quality products to achieve highest customer satisfaction. We give our staff time and resources to learn new skills and techniques. We value team communication and collaboration. Waters is a global company providing good employee benefits, including a company pension scheme and a healthcare package. Despite being part of such a large company, the Solihull office operates as a small but fast growing team. We can offer you a flexible approach to work and a family oriented culture.Job SummarySystem ID: 12411Company Name: Waters DivisionCategory: Production and ManufacturingJob Locations: UK-SolihullEmployment Type: Regular Full-TimeJob Location : Country (Full Name): United Kingdom

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