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Production Shift Superviosr

Job Title: Production Shift Superviosr
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Competitive market rates
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: On-going
REF: HP/Shift Leader/1509_1505468254
Contact Name: Heaven Paterson
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Job Description: Production Shift Leader (Operations)

Reporting to: Production Manager

Main responsibilities:

  • Oversees the operational shift working of the Production line;
  • Health and Safety protocol, procedure and practices are adhered to:
  • Ensuring that employee's behaviour and conduct meet the requirements of the business as laid out in P&P's and guidelines
  • making first line localised decisions on individuals or area safety, welfare and operational matters.
  • escalating issues to Core Team / Site security that may impact site-wide Safety, Welfare and Operational matters such as temporary site closure or evacuation.

Operational issues are effectively managed

  • Utilising shift resource or call-out procedure to ensure that Product / Process and Equipment issues are resolved on shift or contained for effective resolution on the next day shift
  • Ensuring that priorities, targets and standard operating procedures are managed to successful completion within the Cell structures of Production.
  • Liaises with Cell Leads, Technicians and Operators to ensure that cross cell communication and collaboration is optimised
  • Actively support Shift & cell training activities and administration, including metrics and measures
  • Undertakes first line appraisal, coaching, performance management and discipline.
  • Utilises reporting tools to ensure shift issues are effectively managed: Manufacturing Execution System, Defect Tracking System, HR admin sets
  • Creates effective lines of communication with Process Engineering, Facilities & Equipment and Production Managers to ensure that issues are both managed onto shift and reported off shift.

Required skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in semiconductor wafer fabrication
  • Accredited Leadership Qualification
  • Experience of leading teams in a Production environment preferably on a shift basis

If you are interested in applying, please discuss further details with Heaven on 0793 167 2182 or send your latest CV to

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