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Job Vacancy: Team Supervisor

We are inviting applications for the position of Team Supervisor. Please read the job description below, and details about how to apply can be found at the bottom of this advert.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager, this role includes responsibility for the supervision of team operators in conforming with Health and safety, Product Safety, Product Quality, and Environmental procedures, and the production of, Polyolefin film products to the required customer specification on production line(s).
  • Manages team members to meet the requirements production output and operational efficiencies.
  • Provides clear and confident directions to team members.
  • Develops both individual and team objectives.
  • Develops team flexibility across the extrusion department using the shift skills matrix to identify training needs.
  • Completion of duties in a safe and responsible manner and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, making recommendations for improvement through Health & Safety meetings as appropriate.
  • Promptly notifies mangers if the product is out of specification, or there are doubts around final/end use performance or product safety.
  • Participates in risk assessments related to health and safety, product safety, and contributes to the design and issue of related Task Cards/SOP’s to their team members.
  • Completion of ad-hoc duties to meet the needs of the business subject to the appropriate training.

Key Behaviours & Values

  • Displays commitment to the health & safety and the wellbeing of co-workers and the environment.
  • Displays commitment to achieving excellence in both quality and extrusion line efficiency.
  • Actively demonstrates support for training and development activities, and participates in training where the company has identified a need.
  • Communicates in an open and honest manner, demonstrating/promoting company values.
  • Respects the rights, differences, and dignity of all those who work in, and lead our business.

Aintree Plastics Expectations

  • Always adheres to safe operating procedures and ensures areas of responsibility remains hazard free as far as is reasonably practicable.
  • Accountability - Takes personal ownership and holds themself accountable for all aspects of the job role inclusive of all Aintree Plastics policies and procedures.
  • Self-motivated - Creates their own motivation. Self–motivation that displays a willingness to further personal skills and knowledge and that of the wider team.
  • Positive attitude - Maintains a positive attitude, even in difficult situations. Promotes team spirit and morale.
  • Positive representation - Maintains a solid reputation - inside and outside of work, having a positive work ethic and a strong sense of what is appropriate both in the workplace and outside of it, and knows how to balance the two.

Skills & Experience

The following qualifications, skills and experience are desirable:

  • Level 3 NVQ/SNVQ Blown Film Process.
  • Previous experience of Team Supervision (optimum 5 years).
  • IOSH Managing Safely/Working Safely.
  • Five years proven experience in a shift working experience in a plastics extrusion manufacturing environment (or similar).
  • Product Safety, Hygiene, and environmental awareness training.
  • RITIB FLT License.
  • Current FAAW Certificate.


This position is located at our main factory site at Stopgate Lane, Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside, L9 6DX.

Working Hours

  • The hours of work are 42 hours per week, averaged over 8 weeks, working day and night shifts as per the shift pattern ('4-on and 4-off’) between Monday and Sunday.
  • Day shifts are from 8am to 8pm, and night shifts are from 8pm to 8am.

Salary & Prospects

  • The successful candidate can expect to receive a competitive salary based on their level of experience.
  • There is an attendance bonus currently in place that is worth up to 8 shifts of pay at the end of the year for 100% attendance.
  • Salaries can be paid weekly or monthly, depending on an employee's preference.
  • There will opportunities for progression within our organisation.
  • A paid holiday entitlement of 20 working days, plus 8 public/bank holidays, per year.
  • There is a contributory pension scheme which employees are auto enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).

Please visit our Company Benefits page to see a full list of benefits that are available to our employees.

About Aintree Plastics

Aintree Plastics is a manufacturer with over 25 years experience of producing bespoke polythene packaging and extruding film in an extensive range of blends, widths, thicknesses and colours.

We manufacture a wide range of converted products suitable for many industrial applications, and we supply all market sectors including the printer, converter, distributor, alongside direct end users.

Aintree Plastics is an equal opportunity employer, so we recognise the importance and value of having a diverse and inclusive workforce, and the benefits that this can bring to both our employees and customers.

We are entering an exciting period of growth and expansion to the business and are looking forward to welcoming new members to our team.

How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to Scott Griffin, Operations Manager, at

Please state in the subject the name of the position that you are applying for, highlight any relevant skills or experience you may have, and why you are interested in this position.

The successful applicant will be selected based on their skills & experience, and interviews will be used in the selection process. A six month probation period must be successfully completed to hold the position permanently.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2023.

No agencies please.

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