Manufacturing Engineering Director


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Location Clonmel
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Deirdre Finnerty

Manufacturing Engineering Director

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Job ID: JOB-13253

Manufacturing Engineering Director

This Company will give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

Purpose Statement

Executive for a group of product lines, technology, or specialized functions.  Primary responsibilities include the identification, development, and implementation of strategic initiatives, franchise structure, and management development.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Identifies and communicates department vision, new strategies and projects for the improvement of key business metrics.
  • Provides guidance and training to staff, assists subordinates in attaining career goals, motivates individuals to achieve results, and recruits and maintains a high quality staff.
  • Identifies and champions improvement and functional excellence initiatives.
  • Identifies future technology and intellectual property critical to future business growth and drives implementation.  Active participant in the due diligence process.
  • Develops and ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirement.
  • Drives new processing technologies that are designed for manufacturability.
  • Utilizes extensive internal contacts across BSC, external contacts, and industry specialists.
  • Partners with and influences other functions to ensure common short and long-term business goals and strategies.
  • Champions the sharing and leveraging of initiatives, processes, and accomplishments across the divisions/plants.
  • Responsible for succession planning and the development and implementation of retention strategies.
  • Proactively reviews future technologies and plans needed resources with appropriate technical skills either through external search or training to prepare.
  • Leads site in Strategic Activity Review (STAR), Value Improvement Process (VIP), and Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA).

Management Responsibilities 

  • May lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals.  Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • May direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements).


Hons. Degree in Engineering or related discipline. Masters/MBA Level 9 would be an advantage.


Minimum 10 years’ Experience in Manufacturing; ideally with previous Director level experience.


For further information on this role in Clonmel please contact Deirdre Finnerty on  or 086-3073779

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Deirdre Finnerty


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Manufacturing Engineering Director

Deirdre Finnerty

Role Type Permanent
Contact Deirdre Finnerty
mobile +353 86 307 37 79
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