JOB TITLE: Production Supervisor (Aerospace) GBP30k - GBP38k

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Reference : 13142 Job Category : Aerospace
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 26/06/2017
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £38000 per annum + 6% Pension, 25 days holiday, Bonus
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Description

To be successful in this role you must

*Live in the Tyne and Wear region
*Have 5+ years' experience in a supervisory role
*Have machining, polishing, forming and welding experience


An international manufacturing company who produce metal components for a range of industries are looking for a driven, dynamic and experienced Production Supervisor / Cell Leader to take control of their own team and bring their own ideas.

This role suits someone who is highly adaptable, hands on, ambitious and multi skilled. Experience in Aerospace manufacturing is a big advantage.

About the Role

You would be using your experience leading a manufacturing team to manage day to day production activities in terms of safety, quality, delivery, cost and general plant efficiency. You would use your man management skills to coach, mentor and develop production and maintenance teams.

You will ensure all manufacturing targets are achieved and that customer commitments are met. The management of the maintenance team to ensure that downtime is minimised will also be an important duty, as will liaising with the HR Department in respect to sickness absence, discipline, performance management.

Most importantly you will be expected to take ownership of your team and really stamp your own influence.

What Are We Looking For?

The ideal candidate is an experienced Production Supervisor from an aerospace manufacturing background, who is skilled in multiple production methods and has a track record in continuous improvement (Lean, 5S, 6 Sigma).

This is very fast paced company, new and bespoke products are being launched all the time, you must highly adaptable and be skilled in machining, polishing, forming and welding to keep up.

Those with a background in only the Automotive Manufacturing are likely to struggle in this role, wider experience of various production and manufacturing techniques is required.

Pay and Benefits

So, what's on offer? As well as the chance to take ownership of your own team and progress to Production Manager, there is a basic salary of £30k - £38k. There also a 6% matched pension, 5% bonus and 25 + 8 days holiday.


If this sounds like something you might be interested in click apply or send your CV to

Not Interested?

Who do you know who can do this role? I am in a position to pay £300 for a successful referral. Send me there details and we can take it from there.

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.
Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.
Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.
We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.
We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.
Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14 days.
Keywords Areospace, Machining, Polishing, Forming, Welding, AS9100, team leader, cell leader, supervisor, manufacturing, automotive, Leab, 5S,

Job Keywords

Areospace, Machining, Polishing, Forming, Welding, AS9100, team leader, cell leader, supervisor, manufacturing, automotive, L

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Aerospace recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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