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Production Shift Supervisor


Gainsborough, ENG, GB, DN21 1RZ

Req ID:  79282
Facility:  GAINSBOROUGH-6601
Department:  Shift B
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain


Basic Function

The purpose of this job is to be responsible for all production related activities including Health and Safety, (Output Rates, Priority Monitoring, Paperwork, Data Inputting, and Equipment Breakdown Reporting), quality and manpower allocation.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To work to “GoalZero” company initiative – working safely to ensure employees safety is the most important thing we do
  • Staff development, ensuring employees are fully competent in the tasks undertaken, identify training requirements and maintaining records 
  • Ensure efficient usage of machinery and develop excellent working practices for repairs/general maintenance/Quality Systems and Operating Procedures
  • Develop a pro-active response to Problem solving, Continuity of information, Communication of information, Remedial action
  • Ensure detailed ‘shift hand-over’  to ensure continuity
  • Maintain high organisational standards, operating a ‘clean as you go’ policy, and ensuring safe working practices are maintained
  • Monitor and maintain all machine output rates to maximize productivity and maintain quality
  • Responsibility for defect reporting as and when the issue/incident occurs

Min. Qualifications

  • Must be fluent in written and verbal English
  • Good level of secondary education including GCSE passes in Math's and English
  • Supervisory experience in a Manufacturing environment.


Preferred Qualifications/Skills

  • Supervisory/Management Qualification
  • Experience of operating a 3 shift system
  • To be alert to the Health and Safety of self and others
  • Pro-active response to problem solving
  • Ability to identify and pre-empt potential operating problems
  • Good numeracy and record keeping skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills

Additional information and Benefits

Location: Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, UK

We offer an attractive Salary and employee benefits package:-

  • Short Term Incentive Bonus 6%

  • Holiday 25 Days Plus Bank Holidays, increasing with years of Service.

  • Company Pension Scheme (employer contribution 2 x employee contribution up to maximum of 10%)

  • Westfield Health Cash Plan

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Enhanced Company Family Friendly/Sickness Policies 

  • Life Insurance


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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.

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