My client - a well-regarded food manufacturer and producer based near Bury St Edmunds - are looking to recruit a production supervisor to add to their long standing and successful team. The role includes - the daily management and efficient running of the production department. With a responsibility for ensuring staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health and Safety policies, and any additional tasks deemed necessary to achieve this. Key duties include: Supervisory control of production Operatives Liaise with the Production Manager and Assistant Production Manager in relation to fulfilling departmental requirements Liaise with the departmental trainer regarding training requirements and ensure the competence of staff is monitored and upheld Ensuring traceability is maintained at all times throughout the department Ensure all process paperwork is completed accurately throughout the shift Ensure daily machinery start up checks are completed Take responsibility for, manage and quarantine products which do not meet quality standards Ensure all products are produced according to specification To provide cover for the Assistant Production Manager as and when required Ensure that a good standard of good manufacturing practice, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times Ensure damaged equipment is not used and any defects are reported to engineers immediately Ensure staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health & Safety policies To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements Carry out all duties as deemed necessary by supervisory or managerial staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the factory Compliance to Health and Safety rules at all times Compliance to all company policies, practices and standard operating procedures Knowledge required for this role: Knowledge, understanding and compliance of Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements Understanding of the importance of traceability batch coding and how it is applied Allergen and Organic product knowledge and segregation requirements Personal Skills Required Experience working within a food manufacturing environment Basic IT skills Problem solving and decision making skills Self-motivated and an ability to engage staff Good literacy and numeracy skills Flexibility and adaptability Good level of written and spoken English To take a consistent and fair approach when implementing company policies and procedures This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organisation with a firm belief in personal development and training - excellent company benefits are on offer as well as free parking and further progression opportunities. This is a full time perm role - offering an excellent package for the right candidate.