Working at Xylem

Production Supervisor

  • Expertise: engineering
  • Regio: Hardwick Grange, Woolston, United Kingdom

Xylem |ˈzīləm|  
1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots
2) a leading global water technology company.  Water challenges are escalating around the globe, placing people and communities, our environment, and our very future at risk. By 2025, 1.8 billion people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity. We are a Fortune 1000 global water technology company with 22.000 employees and one mission: to help our customers solve water through the power of technology and expertise. We are the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Together, we can make water more accessible and affordable, and communities more resilient. Let’s create a world that is more water-secure and sustainable for all. We have the opportunity of a lifetime to solve water. Let’s work together and lead the way.  Evoqua, a Xylem brand, offers a portfolio of solutions, products and services in advanced water and wastewater treatment to ensure water quality and consistency as well as digitally enabled offerings. Evoqua optimizes and outsources mission-critical water treatment systems for companies in high-growth sectors such as municipalities and industrial customers from the aquatics, food and beverage, life sciences, metal and mining, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and power sectors.   We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join our team in Warrington. The Production Supervisor will manage the day to day running of production to meet internal and external customer expectations and demand. Key responsibilities:    

  • Oversee production activities to meet customer requirements and be responsible for day to day running of production.
  • Ensure quality, health & safety and environmental standards are implemented, promoted, refreshed and adhered to.
  • Responsible for all production troubleshooting, quality and efficiency matters.
  • Ensure customer requirements are fully understood and communicated in an effective manner.
  • Manage resources by recruiting, appraising, training and developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Manage, support and development of workshop section leaders.
  • Empower staff to perform at optimum levels by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and analysis of output.
  • Responsible for production budget monitoring and execution.
  • Ensure operation of equipment is monitored, maintained and new equipment evaluated.
  • Manage, improve and optimise operational flow of the assembly areas to ensure the highest level of productivity and quality output.
  • Strive for continual improvement within the shopfloor and assembly areas along with reviewing and improvement processes and procedures.

 Knowledge/Skills required:  

  • 3-5 years experience within a team leader or equivalent role        
  • Strong leadership skills         
  • Strong verbal communication skills      
  • Strong interpersonal skills          
  • Excellent time management        
  • Detail oriented         
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with deadlines         
  • Optimistic in high-stress situations          
  • Experience of lean manufacturing principles         
  • Ability to ready and interpret engineering drawings        
  • Experience of using SAP systems          

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”   

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks

 We are looking forward to your application!  Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. For us, diversity, equality, and inclusion mean more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are fundamental parts of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.  



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