Production Shift Supervisor, Jobs, 6995

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Production Shift Supervisor - Stirling & Falkirk

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 6995 Date Posted: Friday 31 Jul 2020
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Production Shift Supervisor


Great Salary and Shift Allowance!

Are you an experienced shift supervisor who enjoys leading and motivating teams in a fast paced environment? Do you ensure quality and compliance is at the forefront of you and your teams minds when working? Have you experience in clean room or regulated manufacturing environment? Then if so and you are ready for a new challenge then pleaseread on.....

Our client have been growing quickly over the past few years and have an innovative approach to their business and they continue on their journey. They are now seeking new teams of ambitious people to join them on their journey as they enter the next phase of growth. This company are in the medical device and bio testing industry and are now developing Covid testing kit as well as continuing to grow in other areas. Not only will you be working, you will be working in a business that is working hard to help save lives. 

Key Responsibilities include: 

• Ownership of strip production/packaging procedures and supporting area documentation (eg batch records, logs).
• Planning, scheduling and support of strip manufacture and packaging activities.
• Support of trials to enable development and validation of new products into manufacture.
• Ensure deposition valves are used correctly and set up to ensure necessary precision (position and volume) of reagent on every batch.
• Ensure Critical to Quality (CTQ) process and product variables are understood and carefully controlled to safeguard strip performance and maximise yield.
• Plan supply of materials into production and ensure efficiently managed within area. Highlight issues in a timely manner and resolve where possible.
• Use routine machine spc data to drive effective process decisions and work with process engineering to implement improvements.
• Ensure all routine maintenance/calibration checks are completed to ensure compliance.
• Implement Lean Manufacturing/5S to standardise and drive efficiency across production.
• Drive completion of accurate batch records and relevant audit paperwork.
• Write and maintain standard operating procedures and work instructions for manufacturing and support review and approval process.
• Ensure timely communication of all process observations/deviations and carry out investigation and resolution of these as required.
• Ensure full compliance with all relevant GxP and HSE requirements.
• Communicate effectively within own team and across/out with the business as required.
• Understand business goals and agree/set relevant goals for self and team.
• Recruit, train, develop and coach production team members as required.


To be considered for this great opportunity in a thriving and growing business, then you need to have/be: 


  • Experienced in setting-up and running automated manufacturing/processing equipment to meet tight tolerances (eg ink jet printing, laser cutting, liquid dispensing, lamination, packaging).
  • Experience within GMP/other regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Detail conscious and committed to achieving accuracy required.
  • Computer literate and good communicator.
  • Motivated and able to work well alone and within a group environment.
  • Good at problem solving and troubleshooting
  • It would be an advantage of you have experience in medical device industry, are familiar and comfortable with business improvement techniques (LEAN) and have experience of product transfer and validation procedures. 

Please apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan by email