Night Shift Supervisor

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Manufacturing, Production, and Warehouse
Functional Expertise
Manufacturing and Production
Salary Type
GBP £17.04
Job ID

Job Description

Night Shift Supervisor 

Location - Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary - £17.46 per hour – plus an additional £1.50 per hour for hours worked after 6pm

Shift pattern: 10pm - 6am

Temporary to Permanent 


Are you an experienced Night Shift Supervisor who holds an IOSH qualification? 

Are you a strong communicator who has experience in managing staff within a manufacturing or yard environment? 

My client a leader in their industry within the UK are looking to recruit a Night Shift Supervisor on a temporary to permanent basis. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Leading and motivating a team to deliver the company’s objectives of providing quality services to our customers while working in a clean, safe, and productive environment.
  • Being a champion of Health and Safety by ensuring that the company’s SSOW/Health and Safety Policies (e.g. PPE)/ Relevant Legislation are adhered to and enforced.
  • Reporting of all Incidents, Near Misses and Observations, and working with the Health and Safety team to ensure these are investigated & actioned appropriately.
  • Delivering Toolbox Talks/Safety Alerts/Training where necessary.
  • Conducting Audits/Checks on key parts of our process such as weekly site inspections etc.
  • Challenging unsafe and reinforcing positive behaviours through the company's Stop/Go System to aid in improving the company's Health and Safety Culture.
  • Assisting with the Creation and Review of Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work where required.
  • Responsible for the production throughout the plant, through work mix variation, ensuring efficiency objectives are achieved.
  • Assisting the management team with resource organisation (e.g. rotas and holidays), delegating tasks and dealing with day-to-day resource issues as necessary (e.g. absence management, disciplinary) to ensure adequate resourcing and performance levels are maintained so the site runs smoothly, and service requirements are met.
  • Ensuring that equipment pre-operation checks are completed and that faults identified are reported to the relevant department/individuals.
  • Identifying and reporting operational issues to include but not limited to, quality, goods damages and/or loss, interruptions to productivity such as breakdowns, personnel, etc.
  • Being prepared to participate in future leadership development programmes organised by the company.


Person specification:

  • Must be Numerate and literate.
  • Would suit somebody who is highly motivated and target-driven
  • Must be Health and safety certificate/qualified (Minimum IOSH Managing Safely)
  • It is essential that the individual is collaborative and enjoys working as part of a team.
  • Must be a good communicator at all levels of a business.
  • Approachable and able to gain the respect of others is a must for this role.
  • Essential you are organised and flexible.
  • Previous experience with Handling/Fabricating Steel (Desirable).



Once taken on permanently you will be entitled to the below benefits:

  • Competitive salaries and genuine career progression
  • 33 days of holiday including bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme including High Street Discounts and Cashback Schemes
  • On-site Mental Health First Aid support
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit – 3 x annual salary‍‍‍‍‍


To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.



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