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Vacancy: Production Supervisor

We are currently recruiting a Production Supervisor based at our Kirkbride workshop.

About Us

Tweddle Engineering design, manufacture and install bespoke steel fabrications, electrical control systems, hydraulic & pneumatic systems in a range of sectors. These include Agricultural, Sawmill, Incising, Timber Treatment, Pressure Vessels, Pipework & Storage Tanks, Renewable Energy, Nuclear, Material Handling and General Engineering.

We are based just outside of Wigton, Cumbria.

About You

Your responsibility will be to assist the Operations Director carrying out the following tasks:-

  • Developing and implementing production policies and procedures
  • Organising workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Delegating manufacturing tasks so that team can meet production deadlines
  • Managing the efforts of manufacturing workers on the production floor
  • Communicating expectations to production workers and appraising their performance
  • Educating production team members about preferred occupational health and safety practices
  • Establishing priorities to ensure manufacturing team works most efficiently
  • Checking manufacturing equipment and control points to ensure efficient workflow is maintained
  • Scheduling and monitoring regular maintenance
  • Addressing production problems as they arise
  • Organising for the repair or replacement of faulty production equipment
  • Reporting on team performance
  • Carrying out quality control checks
  • Making recommendations about ways to improve employee efficiency and reduce costs
  • Recruiting, hiring, and training new production workers to perform their duties
  • Counselling and disciplining production employees who fail to perform or violate company policies
  • Implementing recommended manufacturing cost reduction strategies
  • Updating paperwork such as fault reports, holiday requests, absence and timesheets
  • Communicating with the production team and other departments




The working hours are 45 hours, between 0700 to 1630 or 0800 to 1730 Monday to Friday. We are flexible with working hours and are willing to accommodate the right candidate. We offer 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and an additional day’s holiday is awarded with every 3-years’ service.

Closing Date

Thurday 31st January 2019 at 4pm

To Apply

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