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Production & Manufacturing

Operations Manager - Limerick

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Limerick
Date: 15/03/2017
Job Reference: 83831

Job Description

Contact: Anne Gough
Email: anne@hero.ie
Telephone: 021 2066287

Operations Manager Limerick
Are you a leader? Do you want to make a difference? My client, an innovative medical device company are looking to recruit an Operations Manager for their site in Limerick. The Operations Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a manufacturing unit, organised around a specific process or product family.

Responsibilities
  • Achieving output, quality and service targets within agreed cost parameters;
  • Maintaining positive employee relations climate;
  • Identifying and introducing new technologies and process improvements.
  • Manufacturing Engineering, Planning and People Management functions.
  • Day-to-day effective management of production, ensuring products are produced in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Establish performance targets for the Business Unit, and monitor actual Business Unit performance against targets, taking appropriate and timely corrective action where negative trends begin to emerge.
  • Promote & Engage lean manufacture & Visual Management concepts within the business and continuously improve the performance of the business unit.
  • Ensure awareness and achievement of all regulatory and compliance requirements (FDA, ISO, EH&S, etc.)
  • Provide leadership direction to team on problem solving and process improvements, address obstacles, provide resources and interact with other areas of the company to assist team in overcoming problems and streamlining the work process.
  • Employee selection, training & development, performance appraisals and any disciplinary actions for the Business Unit.
  • Prepare and deliver annual budgets (headcount, expense and capital).
  • Maximise employee engagement as measured by Q12 (employee engagement survey) while maintaining a strong focus on individual and team performance
  • Maintain & improve health & safety systems and promote EHS compliant culture
  • Maintain and improve GMP standards and promote quality compliant culture.
  • Hold scheduled meetings with employees to review Business Unit Performance and identify operational issues, corrective actions and responsibilities.
  • Report on Business Unit Performance at Monthly Business Review, covering all aspects of the Business Unit Performance, for example, achievement of production goals, cost reduction efforts, inventory status, process improvements, employee engagement and other topics of critical interest.
  • Ensure adequate skill mix within Business Unit, providing training and coaching for team members to ensure that technical and team-based skills are acquired, applied and maintained by cell members.
  • Actively promote company culture, mission & values.

Experience and Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years manufacturing experience, preferably at production management level, within a team based manufacturing environment (Medical Device background desirable but not essential).
  • Degree in Mechanical/Production Engineering or equivalent essential.
  • PC literate and strong knowledge of inventory systems, MRP and measurement tools essential.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills are required.
  • Individual must be challenged by a team-based environment, which places high degree of emphasis on accountability for service levels, inventory management, standard cost and expense control and quality/GMP compliance.
  • Demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills, process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, aggressively results-oriented environment.
  • Strong leadership skills, persuasive but firm and decisive when necessary, and can demonstrate success in managing change, developing the team, and confronting performance issues (such experience in a unionized environment an advantage but not essential).
  • Competent in preparing business strategies and implementing action plans.
  • An excellent team player that can leverage the abilities of all personnel working within the business unit.

If you would like to discuss this Operations Manager role in Limerick further, please do not hesitate to contact me on 0868395531. If you're not free during the day, please let me know and we can arrange another call at a later time.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Anne, Engineering Recruitment Consultant, anne@hero.ie

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