Production Supervisor

  • Livingston £27,000.00 - £30,000.00 per annum Type of Job: Permanent

My client, a highly successful life sciences manufacturing company, has an excellent opportunity for a Production Supervisor to join the team. Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for managing a medium sized team to ensure activities within the production area are completed on time, to target and achieved to the correct standard.


Key responsibilities:

Supervise team members to ensure operations are carried out in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures, adhering to good documentation practice

Develop & maintain the department KPI’s to improve efficiencies

Identify, implement and sustain process improvements

Responsible for all aspects of Health & Safety associated with the production areas

Effectively manage and support direct reports through performance management, absence, annual appraisals, training and development

Document, support and investigate quality issues using non-conformances, change controls, deviations and implement corrective actions via route cause analysis

Identify, coach and develop individual training plans and requirements for direct reports

Monitor critical process parameters and act on deviations within the manufacturing area to ensure efficient production

Generation and review of in process and quality documentation within production area

Liaise with area leaders, production manager, production planner and Quality Assurance regarding scheduling or quality issues

Ensure Effective communication of company, department and team performance on an ongoing basis by carrying out regular team meetings


The successful candidate will have previous experience working within a pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing environment or similar industry and be confident in their abilities to lead and motivate a team. You must have a strong background in chemistry or chemical engineering, through extensive industry experience or with a relevant degree. You will be confident managing change and be able to grasp a good technical understanding of the products.


BWSR (Brightwork Specialist Recruitment) offers the services of an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary roles.

First posted ( September 23rd, 2019 )

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