Production Supervisor

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

Job Description

Are you food Safety Level 3 qualified?

Do you have experience in a ready-to-eat environment, preferably with prepared fresh produce?


Production Supervisor

Location – Gravesend, Northfleet

Salary - Starting at £14.20 or £15.07 depending on experience and then £16.54 per hour after full training

Hours - Sunday to Wednesday. 5.30 am-5.30 pm




We have a great opportunity in Gravesend for a Production Supervisor to work for one of our clients.


In this role, you will be working full-time, Sunday to Wednesday, 05:30 - 17:30.


Responsibilities for the role of Production Supervisor


  • Training and supporting area Team Leaders
  • Ensure safe use of our facilities and equipment, while also ensuring a safe environment
  • Ensure the safety, legality and quality of our products, while ensuring CCPs are adhered to Management of production staff across one facility
  • Attend daily and weekly meetings with the Shift Manager to analyse the previous day/week, identify areas of concern and report preventive measures
  • Ensure efficient labour usage to meet business targets, pro-actively manage labour and identify skills shortage
  • Liaise daily with the Senior Supervisor on production targets and ensure an end-of-shift handover is completed
  • Ensure Time and attendance systems recorded hours are updated daily and registered hours match attendance
  • Attend taste panels and encourage the reporting team to follow
  • Ensure GMP standards and “clean as you go” policies are maintained throughout production areas
  • The role involves some manual handling and the ability to withstand working in cold storage conditions daily
  • Other duties as deemed reasonable


Skills and Experience for the role of Production Supervisor


  • Experience in a ready-to-eat environment, preferably with prepared fresh produce
  • Experience in managing a team and providing coaching and support
  • IOSH certification desirable, but not essential
  • Food Safety Level 3 qualified
  • HACCP Level 3 qualification desirable, but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Resilient with a strong work ethic
  • Proven time management skills and accustomed to working with and meeting time-critical deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure and proactively seek win/win solutions
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook



  • 33 days holiday per year, including bank holidays (based on working 5 days per week
  • Medical benefit
  • Access to the Wagestream portal
  • Company sick pay after completion of six-month probation
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme, currently 5% employee plus 3% company, employees contribution can be increased if required
  • Staff canteen/restaurant, subsidised by the company
  • Availability to UNUM for mental health support
  • Free Parking
  • Possibility of working from home


 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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