Lead Operator

  • Permanent
  • Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 13th February 2024
  • Salary: Up to £42000.00 per annum
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH13010
  • Industry:
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Skills:

Job Title: Production Supervisor – Line Leader – Production Leader
Salary: £42,000 + Benefits/Bonus
Location: South Cerney, Swindon
Shift: 3 shift system (Mornings, Afters and Nights)

We have an exciting position to join a globally recognised Manufacturing firm on their site in South Cerney, Swindon. This is a shift rotation position where you will be required to undertake supervisory duties in order to create a smooth operation in accordance to their high-quality standards. Anyone who has previous experience leading 1 or more production lines within a manufacturing environment is encouraged to apply.

The Client:

  • Their employees clearly show a high level of passion for their work and values
  • Expanding and growing business
  • World leading, blue-chip manufacturer

Main Duties:

  • To effectively manage and motivate a team of people to meet production targets and KPI’s.
  • Ensure the final product meets client specifications.
  • To effectively maximise production efficiency to ensure plan is met on an hourly/daily basis.
  • To ensure all paperwork and systems are completed and accurate in accordance with company procedures.
  • To ensure that all areas comply with audits, both internal and external.
  • To assist in the training and development of new starters and provide on-going training in line with FSA, HSE and company standards for existing employees.
  • Monitor, control and minimise waste.
  • Play an active part in continuous improvement.
  • Liaise with Senior Management Teams with any reasonable requests.
  • To participate in the company’s appraisal system.
  • Drive own personal development through training and work based experience.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time, that reasonably fall within the scope and grade of the post.
  • Ensure food safety legislation and guidelines as well as company policy are adhered to.
  • To work in production areas, producing products in line with client’s specifications and quality procedures.
  • Ensure products are produced to the highest quality.
  • Flexible approach to working hours


  • Have worked in a chemical manufacturing or related processing environment
  • Have supervisor experience


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