• Production Supervisor (Shift working)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(07/03/2018 14:26)
    Job ID
    United Kingdom
    Seniority Level
    Entry level
    Job Function
    Operations / Manufacturing
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    Our facility in Bedlington (north of Newcastle upon Tyne) incorporates two divisions; Sensors & Specialist Components and Power Electronics. Sensors & Specialist Components are leaders in high reliability, high performance and engineered electronic components. Power Electronics provide custom solutions for safety critical harsh environment applications, at Bedlington specialising in microcircuit production for the civil aircraft, space, and defence industries.


    Employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. Here at Bedlington we continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities and activities in our community, have a busy social club and have a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects developing our current employees and encouraging more to join our industry at this exciting time.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    Our business is customer led and we pride ourselves on technical capabilities to deliver customer needs. In this role you will demonstrate exceptional People management skills to supervise a team of operators on a rotating shift pattern, to deliver manufacturing output in priority order of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. 


    Further duties will include;

    • Support high levels of employee engagement through strong communications and development of your team
    • Striving for zero harm by supporting a health and safety culture
    • Contribute to, and encourage teams involvement with lean and continuous improvement activities
    • Ensuring the team are equipped to deliver the manufacturing commitments regards output
    • Effective planning of processes and people including skills training

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    The successful candidate will have exceptional communication, organisation and planning skills. You will demonstrate a clear understanding of business priorities and thrive in a fast paced technical, process driven environment.  Your people approach will be fitting with our strategic priorities particularly around engagement and culture which is to build an environment of trust and respect whilst also delivering our customer needs and commitments.


    It’s an exciting time to join our business; our market is growing, our technologies support major Aerospace customers and there’s scope of opportunity for the right candidate to continue our success.


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