Oxford Plastics


Hourly Rate: Circa £14.88 per hour
Working Hours: Monday - Thursday 6:00 - 18:00

We are currently recruiting a Supervisor to join our leadership team at Oxford Plastics.



The successful candidate will be the front line of Oxford Plastics leadership and will oversee and facilitate and efficient running of their assigned production unit.  By being the voice between the team and management, we will rely on their judgment to implement our instructions whist engaging their team to achieve all targets and maintain high standards of health, safety and quality and encouraging continuous improvement.

Amongst other duties, they will be required too:

  • Compliance with health and safety legislation and reporting any incidents via your line Manager or health and safety representative
  • Compliance with product quality standards in accordance with the company quality manual and visual aids and reporting to Production Manager/Quality Department where required
  • Monitor and communicate production requirements to and from the business and team using supplied production processes (Hand over sheets, registers, skills matrix, etc.) 
  • Optimising labour distribution according to priorities to deliver production requirements
  • Rotation of staff within the team to ensure a good balance of skill sets and cross training
  • Maintain skills matrix for your unit, identifying and acting upon skill gaps
  • Managing stock levels within the unit to deliver production requirements ‘on time, in full’
  • Control process flows within the unit ensuring all Quality and H&S standards are meet
  • Electronic booking of stock from shifts production output
  • Communication of planned or unplanned work requirements to the Production Manager and / or other departments where necessary
  • Educating the team on safe systems of work and correct handling of product and machinery
  • Monitor the unit, always looking to ‘continuously improve’ all aspects of the environment and working practices
  • Cover operator/folk lift duties where necessary to minimize production downtime
  • Ensure housekeeping is kept to the highest possible level whilst always considering excellent H&S practices


  • Experience working as a supervisor in a fast pasted, high pressured manufacturing environment
  • Supervisory skills including, educating and motivating a team
  • Good communication skills, verbally and in writing
  • Issue resolution – covering product, process and personnel
  • PC skills using Microsoft Office applications
  • Forklift License
  • Understanding of ‘Continuous Improvement’
  • Flexibility and forward thinking approach
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Good team player, coach, mentor and motivator
  • Motivated and proactive
  • Patient leader of people


This role will be on a full-time, permanent basis working Monday - Thursday 06:00am – 18:00pm

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