Production Supervisor

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Job Title: Furnace Operations supervisor

Location: Harlow

Industry: Manufacturing

Salary: £45,000 + Bonus

Commutable from: Harlow, Epping, Bishops Stortford, Potters bar, Welwyn Garden City, Hertford, St Albans, Chelmsford


Our client is the world’s leading glass and bottle manufacturing company, with plants around the world. Now looking for a Production supervisor either glass or furnace experience


* Responsible for the successful management, operation and maintenance of the plant to ensure the output is maximised on a 365 day 24 hour basis

* To be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the plant furnace and fore hearths so that will glass is delivered to the forming section be manufactured to high-quality containers. Be responsible for effectively managing the operation of the furnaces and fore hearths

* manage the raw material stocks to ensure that there is a sufficient quantity of each for production purposes and not to allow the fall to a level where this would be jeopardised

* manage the glass technology laboratory work the plant

* preventative maintenance and safety identification, through detailed inspection planned maintenance by the glass technical team

* ensure batch plant operation is 100% reliable

* ensure good housekeeping in all batch plant furnace areas

* run furnaces to maximum efficiency at the lowest possible cost

* people development - responsible for identifying training may checks glass technical team and programs to support furnace operations


* glass forming or furnace experience is essential

* engineering/chemical qualification is highly desired, preferably degree

* expert knowledge in glass melting

* supervisory experience in a furnace environment

* good team builder

* ability to manage your team rota


* £45,000

* bonus

* 25 days holiday plus

* hours of work 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday to Thursday, 7:30 AM to 3 PM Friday
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  • CV-287722
  • Permanent
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