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Production Supervisor

Location:
Barton-upon-Humber
Department:
Manufacturing
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary plus a Quarterly Bonus
About The Company
Wren Kitchens is a truly passionate, family-run business, dedicated to delivering success with strong commitment and loyalty to customer experience. In less than ten years, we have become the UK’s largest kitchen retailer. With over 80 showrooms nationwide already, we will continue major expansion in the future.

This year also saw Wren named #1 top rated retail workplace in the UK. In addition to this, The Telegraph recognised us as the fastest growing bricks and mortar retailer with annual sales of over £500m and the Sunday Times ranked us as the 12th largest privately owned company in the UK.
About The Role
Critical purpose of role:
  • Organise workflow and monitor employee productivity within a department to ensure goods are produced and shipped efficiently, on time and to standard.
  • Support the General Production Manager in day-to-day production and act as a key liaison between the department and upper management.
Main responsibilities:
  • Set and clearly communicate goals and deadlines for performance in line with the company’s plans and visions, monitoring daily progress to ensure targets are met at all times.
  • Assess staffing resources and effectively organise workflow to ensure all tasks within the department are carried out by a competent member of the team and to the highest standard.
  • Co-ordinate cross-training within the department, monitor training requirements and implement training as required.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organisation standards.
  • Maintain personnel records and monitor timekeeping and absences, escalating to management where required.
  • Assess and review staff performance, offering feedback, both constructive and positive, to support the professional development of team members.
  • Act as a key liaison within the department to clearly communicate updates, targets and any operational changes to the team and feedback suggestions, improvements and concerns from team members to management.
  • Monitor and enforce quality standards within the team to meet quality objectives, reporting any issues to management.
  • Ensures daily operation of equipment by monitoring performance and calling for repairs as required, evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures regarding Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • Adhere to procedures regarding the proper use and care of equipment and materials associated with the role.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge in order to effectively perform the role.
About You
Education & Experience:
  • Familiarity with company policies and legal guidelines
  • Knowledge of products, including raw materials, bought in products and manufactured items.
  • Knowledge of quality systems and standards.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety standards and compliance.
  • Knowledge of machinery and tools.
  • Strong computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office.
  • Proven experience in a supervisory or relevant role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in management or a relevant discipline considered an advantage, though not essential.