Production Supervisor

  • Permanent
  • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 11th October 2018
  • Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH3510
  • Industry: Chemical and Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Skills:

This is a Production Supervisor/First Line Manger position leading and managing a team of between 6 – 8 Process Operators. This company is a globally recognised, multi-award-winning Chemical manufacturer that offer a progressive training programme allowing employees to obtain the skills to progress towards personal goals.

The company operates on an upper-tier COMAH chemical manufacturing site, employing thousands of people globally and around 300 on the site in the UK. Opportunities to progress on this site are unparalleled, with the company consistently considering internal Production Supervisor candidates that have developed the skill-set for senior level positions.


  • In the Production Supervisor position, you will be reporting directly to a PSM or Plant Manager, but have sole responsibility for the management and production of a team of Process Operators.
  • Utilising technical chemical process knowledge to support in troubleshooting and investigating any issues on manufacturing lines.
  • Working cohesively with Plant Manager’s and PSM’s to support in Product Planning.
  • Involvement in a range of short-term and long-term projects, communicating specifically with Engineering, Supply Chain and QA.

I am keen to speak with anyone that has previous experience as a Production Supervisor, Shift Supervisor, Shift Manager, First Line Manager, Team Leader, Shift Leader or Line Leader. Further to this the ideal candidate will have experience working on a COMAH manufacturing site with involvement in conducting chemical reactions. Any qualifications specific to this area include NVQ in Chemical or Pharmaceutical Plant Operations or a Chemistry Degree.

Aside from this being an opportunity to join one of the world’s largest chemical manufacturers as a Production Supervisors, employees are well looked after in terms of benefits.

Amongst other benefits, an annual guaranteed bonus is offered with the value being dependent on the site’s performance throughout the year. A pension that currently sits at 17.5%, but there are ongoing plans to increase this further. A share plan scheme that allows employees to buy £150 worth of shares in the company every month.

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