Production Supervisor


£30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-Time

17th November 2021

We’re hiring for a Production Supervisor to work nightshifts at a specialist packaging manufacturer based in Hyde, Tameside to help lead a team of machine operators to ensure production targets are met. Established for more than 30 years, the company have grown organically and are well-known in the food industry for their bespoke plastic packaging solutions.

Your role as a Production Supervisor will involve ensuring the thermoforming machines are correctly set and prepared for production, as well as leading a team and ensuring that quality standards, procedures and timescales are met.


What’s on offer?

  • £30,000 – £35,000 per annum
  • 6:00pm – 6:00am Monday – Thursday (some flexibility available)
  • £500 Christmas Bonus
  • Hands-on, supportive management
  • Free onsite parking
  • Onsite canteen


What will you be doing as a Production Supervisor?

  • Controlling and motivating a team of 10 to eliminate time wasting and to achieve maximum potential from production staff
  • Ensuring all products are to the highest standard to technical and customer requirements, and are ‘passed off’ before movement to other departments
  • Assisting with the correct set up and operation of thermoforming machinery; continuously monitoring the temperature to ensure products are perfectly formed
  • Working with other departments to improve quality, efficiency and processes
  • Ensuring the safe use of equipment and encouraging the team to carry out pre-start checks to maintain machines
  • Meeting and satisfying company production targets and delivery schedules
  • Production planning, attending meetings, Health & Safety, and reporting into management


What do you need?

  • Proven experience as Production Supervisor / Machine Supervisor or similar
  • Plastic thermoforming or plastic injection moulding experience
  • Experience setting and operating machinery
  • Good communication and people skills; assertive and confident
  • Positive, ‘can-do’, attitude, driven to achieve results


If you have previous experience supervising a production team and would be interested in joining a family run manufacturer with quality and innovation at the forefront of all that they do, then apply today for consideration or speak with Josh at KPJ Group for more information.

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