The Role:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Supervisor to work in our busy Press production department. The successful candidate will be responsible for their shift pattern consisting of 2 Supervisors, 7 production Team Leaders and 50+ operators and contractor’s. Your key role will be to meet and exceed challenging business KPI’s for QCDMS.

Starting Salary:

Starting salary: £47,000.00 (including responsibility allowance) plus 16% shift premium (three shift working pattern).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Press Shop Manager.
  • Prerequisites of excellent man management and leadership qualities and ability to focus on plant OEE and effective implementation of strategic plans.
  • Ability to handle a high pressure manufacturing role whilst demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and a good working knowledge of absence management, disciplinary procedures, appraisals systems etc and also be prepared to be hands on as required.

The Person:

We are looking for a highly motivated / dynamic individual who can inject some fresh thinking into the department. The successful candidate will report to the Press Shop Manager and be required to work midweek and weekend overtime to support as and when required, the support will initially be high with reducing requirement as improvements are made. Good levels of Safety, Quality and Operational knowledge with a demonstrable track record for good performance and personal achievement in these areas. Additionally the ability to motivate experienced supervisors during a period of cultural change is essential.

A background in press machine high volume manufacturing is preferred but not essential for the right

To Apply:

All applications are to be marked FAO Emily Charlton.

CV and covering letters can be submitted by email to

Enter – Press Shop Production Senior Supervisor – in the ‘Subject’ line

Or post to: Emily Charlton, Unipres (UK) Limited, Human Resources, Cherry Blossom Way, Sunderland, SR5 3NT.