Cleanroom Production Supervisor

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Cleanroom Production Supervisor

Cleanroom Production Supervisor required for an established medical / pharmaceutical manufacturer in Blackburn.

Responsible to the Production Manager, you will supervise a team of Operators on a 6/2 and 2/10 shift in a cleanroom.

as the Production Supervisor you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing cleanroom operations
  • Monitoring performance versus targets
  • Ensuring that goods are produced efficiently
  • Ensuring the correct amount of products are produced to the right cost and quality standard whilst seeking continuous improvements.

Essential qualifications and experience required for the Production Supervisor.

  • A-Levels and GCSE or equivalent as a minimum qualification.
  • Experience in a manufacturing industry as Production Supervisor or as a Senior Operative
  • Experience in lean and continuous improvement implementation.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Excel (database management and spreadsheets) and Microsoft Office.
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • People management skills, including the ability to lead and motivate others, delegate work and explain ideas.
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Control methods and tools.
  • Able to wear cleanroom attire.
  • Able to work in a cleanroom environment including complying with standards of cleanliness required: no makeup, no exposed jewellery or piercings, no hair gel, no exposed facial hair).
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English.
  • Verbal and written communication skills appropriate to a senior role with the capability to influence from shop floor to boardroom.
  • Time management skills including multi-tasking competing priorities as needed.


  • Leadership / supervisory formal qualification.
  • Previously worked in a production environment regulated to ISO 13485 standard and / or ISO 9001.
  • Plastic extrusion and/or plastic injection moulding knowledge.
  • Electrical, mechanical or chemical experience.
  • Basic knowledge of cleanliness, hygiene and microbiological controls for cleanroom manufacture.
  • Existing knowledge of an MRP system.

On offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday (this will increase to 25) + 8 public holidays
  • Development opportunities and training
  • Employee Assistance
  • Annual bonus payment
  • An employer-subsidised gym membership
  • Long service awards for 5 and 10 years of service (vouchers to spend in shops)
  • Auto enrolment pension

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