Shift Supervisor

Hi-Technology Group is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of technical plastics and bespoke injection moulding tooling solutions.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Shift Supervisor to join our production team. This permanent position will be well suited to an individual with a strong background in manufacturing and ideally Plastic Injection Moulding experience, who enjoys working with processes and has the ability to successfully impart information to others.

About Hi-Technology Group

At the Hi-Technology Group we are proud of the reputation we have built, both within the industry and with the customers we serve. With manufacturing sites in the UK and Eastern Europe we are a strategic supplier to many of the world’s leading companies and provide a range of specialist solutions for customers in the aerospace, personal health and safety, military and medical sectors.

Founded over 30 years ago we provide bespoke product design, tooling, manufacturing and logistics services to our customers.

We are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and we ensure that all employees, future employees and applicants are treated equally. We are a diverse and inclusive employer, and we welcome your application whatever your background or situation.

The position

Main responsibilities:

  • Support the allocation of resources to meet schedules, including temporary staff planning
  • Ensure that production capacity planning meets customer expectations
  • Ensure that an OTIF target of 100% and an internal OEE target of 80% is achieved
  • Ensure that employees’ quality of work meets Company standards
  • Ensure that work instructions are up to date and being followed accordingly
  • Ensure that training and development activities are successfully undertaken and recorded
  • Support and coach employees by providing real-time feedback on their performance

About you

  • Previous experience as a Shift Supervisor / Shift Manager or similar role is essential
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment is essential
  • Previous experience working within the Plastic Injection Moulding Industry would be desirable
  • Previous experience implementing operational processes is essential
  • Previous experience in using various types of manufacturing machinery and tools would be desirable
  • Good knowledge of operational principles and policies
  • Good IT skills including MS office
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Why should you apply?

In return, we offer a range of benefits including and not limited to:

  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme applicable on completion of the probationary period
  • Paid half hour lunch
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Free on-site parking
  • Life assurance scheme (eligibility upon completion of 1-year service)
  • Employee discounts platform
  • Subsidized café van which offers a selection of drinks (coffees, hot chocolates etc.) and deli-style food both hot and cold

At Hi-Technology we encourage and support development within. In addition to our benefits outlined above, we offer a range of training opportunities for our employees for both our factory and office-based roles.

To apply for this vacancy please submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position to