Production Supervisor

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 13 hours ago

Reference 1371246

 Job Description

The Production Supervisor will supervise and co-ordinate the training and activities of team members to achieve production volume, product quality, delivery, and cost goals.

Production Supervisor- QUA000920

About Us:

The Global Leader… in automated monitoring, protection and control instrumentation and related solutions in electric generation, transmission and distribution systems by exceeding customer expectations for world class quality, delivery, and product value. Qualitrol was originally founded in 1945 and has been a subsidiary of Fortive Corporation a leading global manufacturer competing effectively through a focused strategy leveraging product value, quality and customer service since 1986. Specialties Supplier of Instruments, Controls and Monitors Utilized in the Electric Utility Transmission and Distribution Industry


The Production Supervisor will supervise and co-ordinate the training and activities of team members to achieve production volume, product quality, delivery, and cost goals.  They will be responsible for the continual improvement of plant policies and production techniques seeking to increase quality and efficiency.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (not exhaustive):

  • Responsible for product quality, on-time shipment, and the efficient use of associate time and production material within the assigned cells.  Maintain records for same.
  • Responsible for establishing takt time goals per production forecasts and schedules.
  • Responsible for the assignment of a sufficient quantity of trained associates to each cell. Coordinate vacation schedules and temporary replacements for the cell associates.  Responsible for the orientation and training of new employees and the re-training as required of existing employees.
  • Responsible for performance appraisals and other cell associate actions including additions, discharges, and disciplinary measures.
  • Ensures associates comply with company policies.
  • Responsible for managing activities within production remit to achieve sales targets.
  • Manage production schedule and liaise with CSC/Customers to ensure timely execution of orders.


  • BS in Engineering, Business, or Production Management preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working as a first line supervisor is essential
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment is essential
  • Experience of Troubleshooting/Problem Solving
  • High sense of urgency in order to accomplish tasks
  • Excellent planning & follow-through
  • Working knowledge of quality improvement processes
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of personnel and production problems
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company, with a $6B portfolio of market-leading brands. We develop and deliver essential technology for the people who create, implement and accelerate progress. And we achieve this through our people. Our globally diverse team of 24,000 employees is united by a common culture rooted in Fortive Business System (FBS). Exceptional people thrive at Fortive because we build extraordinary teams for extraordinary results. We recruit,

develop and retain the best talent available. We shape the future. We innovate to fuel our customers’ success, building better businesses and propelling progress. We are driven to do better. We emphasize continuous improvement and nonstop learning. We are team-oriented. We work together, and we win together. We create an environment based on integrity and action, not politics and bureaucracy.

Job: Manufacturing / Operations

Primary Location: Europe-United Kingdom-NIR-Belfast

Schedule: Full-time

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Closing date: 14th November 2018