Supervisor/Production Team Leader - Production Management jobs in Malta - June 2024
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Supervisor/Production Team Leader

Foster Clark Products Ltd , Central Malta

Published on 27 May 2023

Expired on 26 Jun 2023

Foster Clark Products Ltd in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Supervisor/Production Team Leader to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
Provide support to the Factory Manager in the day-to-day production of the unit in line with the Company's business strategy. The supervisor has a moderate organisational impact that affects one department.

Key Accountabilities
Effective organisation and efficient running of the operation:

  • Coordination of filling hall or control room activities to execute the daily production plan
  • Coordinate and liaise with Control Room regarding the preparation of batch mixtures of products
  • Liaise with the production scheduler the programme of each line and pass all the necessary documents to the personnel
  • Coordinate and liaise with QC to check line according to specifications
  • Ensure that production is being effected according to the factory order form
  • Monitor stoppages and record the production percentage for each hour
  • Timely problem resolution
  • Achievement of production targets
  • Waste/yield are kept at a minimal level
  • Continuous improvement metrics (quality, cost and time).

Quality Control:

  • Ensure quality and consistency of analytical data by providing timely and accurate sampling, testing and release
  • Executing and approving start-up checks and in-process control checks.

Adherence to procedures in line with Company standards:

  • Ensure that machinery and areas are cleared according to the established procedures
  • Conform to health and safety procedures and conduct safety walks while ensuring that operations are being carried out safely
  • Ensure that all personnel adhere to safety standards and report any non-conformities
  • Ensure the safekeeping and proper use of equipment while reporting any shortages or deficiencies encountered immediately to the Superior
  • Maintains quality services by establishing and enforcing organization standards
  • Goods are to be stored in appropriate designated locations

Effective Communication between departments and efficient internal support:

  • Ensure the communication and handover during the change of shift
  • Liaise with Production in discussing optimal ways to execute the production plan while highlighting any related concerns
  • Communicate and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure sufficient material at all stages of the process
  • Report attendance/absence to the respective administrative section
  • Delegate and allocate work to respective team members
  • Report system faults to Engineering in a timely manner
  • Share relevant information, ideas and insights
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders.

Effective team leadership:

  • Take responsibility in the absence of Site Management
  • Motivate, delegate and empower personnel to take responsibility and display appropriate creativity and initiative
  • Performance benchmarks are met – per individual.

Assume management responsibility in the absence of site management:

  • Premises security and safety
  • Personnel management
  • Material management
  • Decision-making and prioritisation
  • Stores operations
  • QA-related issues.

Effective teamwork and alignment with Company values:

  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
  • Live Company values and set an inspiring example
  • Share and communicate learning
  • Flag and debate issues constructively
  • Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others.

Freedom to Act:

  • Variation in work sequence and routine.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • MCAST - Leadership & Management (MQF 4)
  • Minimum: Ordinary Level of Education including English Language and Mathematics
  • Preferred: Advanced Level of Education.


  • 5 years experience in a food/pharmaceutical/chemical manufacturing working environment, of which at least 1 year needs to have been in a supervisory role
  • Experience in leading others.

Technical Skills:

  • Production Line schedule planning
  • Knowledge of both control room and filling hall activities
  • Experienced with GMP, ISO Standards, Safe Food Handling, HACCP practices and HSE guidelines
  • Continuous Improvement Experience/Certification highly desirable
  • Ability to show a track record of improving production, solving problems and motivating employees
  • Choice of procedure and sequence
  • A variable thinking capability to handle different situations that require the identification and selection of solutions within the area of expertise as well as acquired knowledge.


  • Leadership skills and technical knowhow utilised to influence and lead others
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Mechanical reasoning
  • Drive for results
  • Adaptability
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Planning and Organising
  • Monitoring and Measuring
  • Decision to Lead
  • Safety, Security and Quality Orientation.

Foster Clark Products Ltd:
With a strong tradition and a history dating back to 1889, Foster Clark is dedicated to developing and supplying quality beverage preparations and food products in the desert, baking products, and sauces and dressings sectors. As a forward-looking company with a strong history of success, Foster Clark is committed to researching, producing, and bringing to the market high-quality products that meet customer expectations in different regions, while continuing with our expansion through the globe. We are committed to our own people as we are to our customers, acknowledging that our success is a direct result of their qualities. We continue to strengthen our team in all areas of the business and offer excellent long-term prospects. Manufacturing and marketing high-quality food and beverage products in over 80 different countries, is the cornerstone of our success and the benchmark for all our operations and processes.


Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +), Middle Management
Experience Level
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