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Senior Production Group Lead

Galway, Galway
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Nigel O'Leary
+353 868 168 273
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Senior Production Group Lead

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We are seeking an experienced Production Supervisor to oversee production areas and ensure smooth operations. In this role, you will lead a team of up to 4 Group Leaders and approximately 60 Production Operators, ensuring that production is efficiently staffed and that all EH&S, quality, and GMP requirements are met. You will also promote continuous improvement, cross-training, and good housekeeping practices.

Ideally you will have previous experience as a Group Leader or in a similar role, with strong leadership and communication skills. You should be self-directed, able to work with minimal supervision, and capable of effectively communicating across all levels of the organization. 


  • Lead Production Areas: Oversee assigned production areas, fostering a positive team environment.
  • Supervise and Mentor Team: Manage a team of up to 4 Group Leaders and approximately 60 Production Operators, providing guidance and support. Implement effective cross training and job rotation for Production Operators.
  • Staffing and Budget Management: Ensure production areas are adequately staffed according to capacity planning and maintain labor costs within budget.
  • Safety Compliance: Ensure all Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) requirements are met, addressing issues promptly.
  • Quality and GMP Standards: Ensure compliance with quality and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards, addressing issues promptly.
  • 5S and Housekeeping: Maintain compliance with 5S and good housekeeping practices.
  • Interviewing and Selection: Participate in the recruitment process for new and existing employees.
  • Continuous Improvement: Encourage and support the submission and implementation of continuous improvement ideas from all team members.


  • Experience: Previous experience as a Group Leader or equivalent role is required.
  • Leadership and Communication: Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Self-Direction: Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Interdepartmental Communication: Effective communication skills across all departments and organizational levels.
  • Cross-Functional Leadership: Ability to lead cross-functional meetings and teams.
  • Customer Focus: A can-do attitude with an emphasis on meeting all internal and external customer requirements.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze and challenge existing systems and processes, suggesting practical improvements.

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Nigel on +353 86 8168273 or email Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –


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