Shift Supervisor- Mechanical Engineering

Posted 2 weeks ago by KHR Recruitment Specialists

Maidstone, Kent
£28,000 - £30,000/annum + Benefits
Shift Supervisor

Based on the outskirts of Maidstone.

£28,000 - £30,000pa +Benefits

Mon- Fri 8am-5pm

We are currently working with a leading specialist manufacturer looking for a Shift Supervisor, in the outskirts of Maidstone. This is an exciting opportunity to join a business with an ever-growing international customer base.

About the role:

*The successful candidate will be responsible for their own team, liaising with the Production Manager to assist in managing the order capacity, ensuring customer orders are produced to deadlines, whilst maintaining our high standards and quick turnaround of orders
*You will also be involved hands-on working on manufactured products
*Occasionally, you may also be involved in spot welding in the creation of bespoke metal products, use of power guillotines and other power-assisted manufacturing equipment
*Your duties will include ensuring the parts you and the team are producing reflect the order and are created to a high standard. You must be proficient in working on engineering drawings
*You may also be required to carry out training of team members and new starters, ensuring Health & Safety regulations and procedures are followed
*The successful candidate must have a good understanding of pattern development and should be capable of hand finishing to a high standard
*Forming, bending and rolling in various gauges ranging from 0.35mm to 5mm.
*First Aid, Fire Warden and keyholder responsibilities

Desirable Skills:

*Minimum of 2 years experience in a supervisory role
*Experience in Sheet Metal manufacturing including deburring, drilling, and spot welding with the capability of reading and working to engineering drawings
*Experience in working with ISO9001 quality system
*Experience of working with Lean/6 Sigma working practices
*TIG welding experience would be beneficial but is not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing career development and training coupled with an excellent salary and benefits package. Hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 8am-5pm.

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