KG Personnel is looking for a Production Supervisor to join one of our Bedford-based clients on a permanent basis. The company is a market leader in providing world-class service to the aerospace and automotive industries, so it’s a great opportunity to join a fast-growing team.

As a supervisor, you will use your skills and experience to lead the team of 10 to 30 electro-mechanical technicians and help them to achieve set targets in a timely and efficient manner. Proven management and team player experience are essential in this role.


As production shop floor supervisor, you will need to:

  • Make sure units going through production are built to correct specification
  • Coordinate assembly activities to meet production plans in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ensure working practices are safe and comply with H&S requirements
  • Produce reports for production manager
  • Ensure production KPI’s are met
  • Support and motivate team
  • Promote a clean and lean working environment
  • Distribute work to team members
  • Production hours monitoring and reporting
  • Following production schedule
  • Improving work areas
  • Holding daily meetings with the team
  • Reporting progress to production manager
  • maintain tooling and tooling lists
  • Communicating with various departments
  • Helping with training needs
  • Any other tasks assigned by the production manager

Qualifications & Skills

  • At least 3 years of experience in automotive or similar production environment management
  • Health and safety experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain production processes to a range of people and to give presentations to the team
  • Negotiating skills to convince managers/staff of the need to implement and maintain production standards that may compromise speed or efficiency on the shop floor
  • The ability to understand and analyse complex information and present it simply and accurately
  • An investigative mind
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail


  • Pension
  • Social Events
  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking
  • Overtime at a higher rate

Type of contract: Permanent/Full-time

If you are interested in applying for this role please get in touch with us! Please apply with your up to date CV or call our office for more information by 31st October 2021

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