Production Supervisor

permanent contract

United Kingdom - Royston (SG8)

REF: AU-24-02443
Autajon is a family-owned industrial group, where each employee is a "Connected Entrepreneur".

Well-established in the Luxury Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, Wines & Spirits and Confectionery & Specialties markets, we are broadening our international presence by integrating locally-active sites that share our DNA. Together, we are committed to supporting our customers by providing them with high-performance, sustainable services in the world of cases, labels, boxes and point-of-sale displays.

With more than 50 years of know-how, we create customized, innovative solutions that are always responsive to environmental and social issues. We employ more than 4,000 people across 41 human-scale sites, who contribute to generate sales of 800 millions euros.

Authentic, sharing common values, we recruit individuals who are looking for a personal and collective adventure.

Production Supervisor
Autajon Labels Royston: We are an award-winning label printing company, established in 1984 as Royston Labels Ltd, and joined the Autajon Group in 2023. As a growing business, we pride ourselves on developing high-end, top-quality labels for our well-known clients in the Cosmetics & Toiletries, Health & Nutrition, Drinks, and Pharma industries. We use our in-depth knowledge of traditional & digital print technologies, and combine this with innovative embellishments, as well as incorporating sustainability as a priority focus in our entire process. Based in Royston, near Cambridge, and with a team of 70 employees, we always aim to provide a quality service, and provide the skills, craftmanship & care required in every part of our manufacturing process to make beautiful, impactful labels.


This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as a Production Supervisor, taking full responsibility to supervisor a print team across 8 presses, and cover the Head of Production in their absence.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day management of the Printing team including, but not limited to, carrying out absence management, staff appraisals, performance improvement plans, and approving holiday and rescheduling cover
  • Full cover for the Production Manager, Finishing Supervisor and Pre-Press Supervisor and taking charge of production outside of normal day working hours.
  • Daily productivity responsibility ensuring that schedule and targets set are achieved with maximum output
  • Organising training for printers as required
  • To work with the Production Manager to continually improve quality, processes and production efficiencies
  • Ensuring regular maintenance of the printing equipment
  • Achieve set and agreed objectives
  • Maintaining quality including job sign on & off
  • Liaise with planner and teams regarding suitability of jobs and overtime requirements
  • Assist in all production areas as and when required
  • Close support of printers to ensure jobs are processed in a timely manner
  • To work completely within the remit of ISO 9001, BRC and PS9001
  • Security & Key Holder Responsibilities


The ideal candidate will

  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills across all levels
  • Demonstrate good organisational and time management skills
  • Previous experience in a print, packaging, and/or labels industry
  • Previous experience in a supervisory or management position
  • Be an effective team player and able to work independently
  • Have excellent attention to detail and ability to follow instructions/procedures
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of print
  • Forklift Experience

This exciting role offers a competitive salary & benefits working alongside a dedicated team. Autajon Labels Royston is a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company that will provide excellent career development opportunities to the right candidate.


What we can offer:

  • A factory that holds itself to the highest standards of cleanliness, with state-of-the-art printing equipment
  • An open-plan, spacious office with lots of natural lighting and an outside picnic area
  • Exciting career progression opportunities throughout the business
  • A structured grading review system to drive your learning and development throughout your whole employment at Autajon Labels Royston
  • An employee benefits portal that has a strong focus on physical and mental health and wellbeing, and financial support
  • Company-wide bonus Scheme & Referral Programme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free, onsite parking for all employees
  • Free refreshments for all employees
  • We are based on Royston Industrial Estate, SG8 5HN
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