Production Supervisor

Dodson and Horrell Ltd are a leading animal feed manufacturer within the UK. We are now recruiting for the position of Production Supervisor within our Extrusion plant based at our Islip site. This is a hands on role leading a small team of production operatives within a busy manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility of running the daily production plant
  • Maintain staffing levels to fulfil production schedule
  • Provide supervision, technical support and direction to production team
  • Perform production and safety checks
  • Work with the quality/technical department to resolve any quality issues
  • Report breakdowns and equipment issues in a timely way
  • Desire to achieve company objectives and KPI's
  • Perform all administrative duties associated with running a shift, data reporting, employee documentation
  • Trouble shoot
  • Provide cover for other supervisors when required
  • Oversee safe operation of the production plant (Extruders) ensuring safe working environment

Essential Criteria:-

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Good decision making skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Competent PC skills

Knowledge of the Extrusion process, or other continuous manufacturing process experience is desirable

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


Department: Production

Location: Head Office, Islip

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