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Production Supervisor - Fitting & Assembly

Doncaster, Yorkshire
£35,000 to £40,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Lontra, an innovative multi-award-winning engineering technology company, have partnered with Elevation Recruitment Group, to manage the extensive recruitment drive for the set-up and launch of their new £17m smart factory in Doncaster. As part of their core values, Lontra are committed to creating a diverse workforce, with an inclusive culture, where everyone is valued and able to participate, to achieve their potential as well as a focus on good work-life balance. The new facility is based close to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, with excellent road and transport links. WHO ARE LONTRA? Lontra is a technology company delivering ground-breaking air compressor designs. With their headquarters situated in the heart of the UK, they are backed by world-class technical, commercial partners and supporters, including SKF, WEG, Beckhoff Automation, Yaskawa and National Instruments. Their flagship product, the Blade Compressor has been proven by Severn Trent Water to drive down energy costs by 21 percent. The business continues to develop new technologies and is expanding into new industries including, food and drink production, pharmaceutical manufacture, and water treatment. Lontra's CEO Steve Lindsey was a finalist in the prestigious European Inventor Awards 2017 and has assembled an expert team to drive growth and success. Our culture of doing things differently, encourages initiative and integrity. Good design, innovation, creativity and curiosity are at the forefront of our work. ROLE OVERVIEW FOR THE PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - FITTING & ASSEMBLY: The Production Supervisor - Fitting & Assembly role offers an exciting opportunity to be one of the founding members of the Doncaster team, to apply your skills to the fast-growing field of clean technology, playing a leading role in the production of a new world-class design of compressor. The successful Production Supervisor candidate will be capable of working as a core member of the manufacturing team whilst ensuring supplier product and process' quality requirements are met. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR - FITTING & ASSEMBLY: Supervising a team within a precision engineering environment specialising in rotatory engine build Ensuring a safe and quality driven culture and environment Supporting the team to achieve set production KPI performance Workforce planning, coaching and mentoring across the team Process management and continuous improvement Ensure full compliance of Health and Safety procedures including SOP IN A NUTSHELL: The successful Production Supervisor - Fitting & Assembly applicant will be a fundamental part of our team, supporting all aspects of the business in people management and coaching whilst also creating a positive and innovative working environment for the team. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE FOR THE PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: Previous experience supervising within an engineering environment - fitting and assembly would be a distinct advantage Knowledge of induction motors, pumps, compressors, blowers, turbo chargers, mechanical and electronic processes Highly experienced working on own initiative to implement change where appropriate Excellent communication skills to work with peers to continually improve production processes Experience with Lean Manufacturing and 5S Qualifications within engineering based subject is highly desirable Elevation Recruitment Group are handling all applications for the Production Supervisor in the Fitting & Assembly department, we would love to hear from you if you meet the required skills, experience and are looking to join a forward-thinking progressive organisation. Please get in touch today with a copy of your latest CV
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  • Job Reference: 704908374-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elevation Recruitment Group
    Elevation Recruitment Group
  • Location: Doncaster, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent