Production Supervisor

Job Description

The Production Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the operations within the Clean Manufacturing Environment (CME). To help define, set-up, maintain and improve production processes for new and existing products with focus on electro-mechanical devices. The post-holder will be responsible for monitoring performance versus targets and ensuring that the goods are produced efficiently to the right cost and quality standard.


Key Responsibilities

  • Supervision of all operators within the Clean Manufacturing Environment, ensuring that product assembly is done in line with defined work instructions and standard operating procedures.
  • Oversee training of electro-mechanical assembly operatives and maintain training records as required by the Quality Management System.
  • Monitor compliance to Mi3’s Quality and Health and Safety Management Systems and intervene as necessary to address issues through training, mentoring or disciplinary processes as required.
  • Be the subject matter expert in relation to electronics and electro-mechanical assembly including but not limited to ESD, Soldering, PCBA basic troubleshooting, best practises in assembly and handling as well as electrical error fault finding.
  • Define, set-up, maintain and improve production processes for new and existing products.
  • Provide technical support for production processes
  • Testing electronic equipment in accordance with specific test procedures and record, analyse and interpret the test data.
  • Work with colleagues to help design new systems, jigs, fixtures, and devices.
  • Preparation of product documentation and report writing, escalating issues as appropriate.
  • Assist and carry out fault finding in electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Generate necessary documentation such as drawings, work instructions, equipment specifications and maintenance manuals for production processes.
  • Provide key support to the New Product Development process, ensuring new products are manufactured to specification whilst interacting with all departments to ensure full compliance.
  • Review and interpret internal data, customer documentation and quality processes.
  • Support specific projects to improve the yield and throughput of electromechanical assemblies including the application of glue and alignment of parts within microns.
  • Investigation and reporting on product issues, getting to root cause of problem
  • Diagnose and test to component level on a wide variety of electronic equipment
Additional Responsibilities

For all tasks, make suggestions for continuous improvement of processes and implement where applicable / requested to do so.

  • At busy times reasonable requests may be made to perform duties of a similar nature
  • Provide cover for team members during periods of absence.
  • Adhere to QMS, HSE policies and procedures and all other Mi3 policies and procedures at all times.
Qualifications & Experience


  • Minimum HNC or BSc in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Circa. 3 years’ experience in a Production Engineering Environment.
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English to enable communication with colleagues and to understand technical and QMS related documents
  • Creative and innovative with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and understand design specifications and technical drawings,
  • A high level of IT skills.
  • Proven record in the design of manufacturing processes, jig and fixtures for electromechanical assemblies.
  • Proven record of improving the manufacturing process with the ability to problem solve and share ideas with team members.
  • Experience of onboarding new products from design into manufacturing.
  • Communication and negotiation skills appropriate to a managerial role which involves persuasion and negotiation with suppliers, internal and external customers and interaction with all levels of employees.
  • Demonstrated expertise in using an ERP system to manage operational activities.
  • Previous experience of working within quality management systems, either ISO 9001, ISO 13485 or similar.
What You'll Gain

The successful candidate joining the production team at Mi3 will be part of an exciting and dynamic operation bringing the medical innovations of our clients to life as well as being an integral part of our growth journey. In supporting our Commercial, Quality and Technical teams you will personally develop your skills and experience across a wide range of different medical devices.


The role is based at the Mi3 facility in Blackburn, Lancashire.


£30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience.


25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Pension contributions.

High Street Discounts.

Type of Contract

Permanent - 37.5 hours per week.

Start Date

As soon as possible.

Apply Now

To apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to