Vacancies Production Supervisor
Surface Solutions Segment | Milton Keynes


Production Supervisor

This role is varied and has responsibilities for providing direction and deployment of resources relating to the inspection and packaging of coated customer product, checking that customer specification, quality, and drawing requirements are met. The supervision of and supporting of staff as well as the maintenance of technical standards, & schedules. Adherence, monitoring and responsibility for Health and Safety aspects of immediate reports & implementation of other Company procedures and practices.



Supervision of Direct Reports including:

  • Training
  • Holidays
  • Sickness reporting
  • Rotas management

Supervision of the Production area including:

  • Incoming/outgoing responsibilities
    • Inspection
    • Packing/unpacking
  • Pre & post coating processes (blasting , polishing , superfinishing)
  • Operator Maintenance of equipment


5s and adherence to standards for quality, health and safety

Assisting with the development of fixturing and tooling ideas

Assisting with the New Part Implementation Process


We expect

Skills & Abilities

  • Basic Numeracy
  • Basic Literacy
  • Basic Computer literacy
  • Good Communication Skills

General & Specialist Knowledge

  • Reading Engineering Drawings - essential

Education & Training

  • NVQ3 , HNC / HND / Diploma in an engineering discipline - essential

Relevant Experience

  • Previous supervisory experience , dealing with small teams.
  • Engineering experience

Special Requirements

  • Shift work required – , hours of work could be any period within 24/7 - essential


We offer

A competative salary plus bonus, pension and a varirty of healthcare benefits.


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in sur-face solutions, advanced materials and materials pro-cessing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13 500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015. The company invested CHF 103 million in R&D in 2015 and has over 1 350 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

The Oerlikon Surface Solutions Segment includes the two brands Balzers and Metco. Oerlikon Balzers is a world leading supplier of surface technologies that significantly improve the performance and durability of components and tools. Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces with coating solutions and equipment, materials, and services. The segment operates a network of more than 145 facilities with over 140 coating centers in 35 countries. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team.

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