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Production & Manufacturing

Production Manager - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 14/02/2018
Job Reference: 92979

Job Description

Contact: Anne Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Production Manager
Our client, an automotive company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Production Manager for their site.

Manage people
  • Ensure that any new employee of his/her perimeter follows an Induction process.
  • Monitor competences for his/her team and develops its autonomy (training plan building, follow-up & training actions implementation).
  • Ensure working standards are respected on its Production Area during the operations (safety, work instructions, quality and respect of the product).
  • Ensure that standards of reaction are applied with rigor (eg. KOSU) and perform escalation according to standards.
  • Lead daily, weekly & monthly meetings, and organize delegation.
  • Conduct annual appraisals, salary review, career interviews, succession planning & give feedback.
  • Communicate a mind-set of continuous improvement & responsibility vs. targets achievement inside its Production Area
  • Perform OJT of his/her teams every day on standards & methodologies implemented.
  • Congratulate and recognize its team for improvements.
  • Ensure a positive social climate on his/her Production Area

Manage standards
  • Ensure enforcement of health, safety and environmental rules.
  • Ensure curative & preventive maintenance of equipment & sustainable ERIM deployment.
  • Define work standards with the help of support functions.

Manage production
  • Be responsible for customer satisfaction.
  • Be accountable for SQCDM performance and profitability (gross margin) of his/her Production Area, in terms of targets achievement, and improvement.
  • Ensure optimal use of equipment (TRP).
  • Assign & check corrective actions on recurring problems with Production Area and Plant support departments.
  • Escalate at Site level the issues that can’t be solved at Production Manager Level.

Manage continuous improvement
  • Lead daily Production Area QRQC (Safety, Quality, Direct Labour efficiency, Maintenance).
  • Lead workstation ergonomics risk analysis and elimination.
  • Lead everyday genba activities with his/her team, as TOP 3 issues countermeasures review as for KOSU.
  • Lead & review action plans to improve SQCDM performance (actual and targets).
  • Be responsible for Customer Line Return analysis and solving for products from his/her Production Area in front of customers.
  • Propose Production Area lay out evolutions to simplify flows.
  • Prepare budget proposal (including training actions, investments).
  • Manage the budget of his/her Production Area and allocates the appropriate resources in respect with the budget perimeter. Implement necessary corrective actions for compliance.
  • Contribute to successful new projects
  • Be involved in the industrialization of new projects (before end phase 2), FPDRs and SOPs and facilitate by his / her actions proper start-ups.
  • Validate the Lean Process Design Checklist for new projects.

  • Degree / Diploma in Manufacturing / Mechanical / Industrial / Electronic Engineering
  • Background knowledge in SMT Process also an advantage.

Professional Experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in production supervision and / or Supply Chain
  • Experience in Automotive industry is a distinct advantage and preferable.
  • Good Interpersonal skills are key to the success of this role.
  • Previous managerial experience desired
  • Experience of site product Technologies would be an advantage.
  • Flexible attitude to job function and working hours
  • Excellent Prioritization and Time Management skills.
  • Confident communication skills – written & verbal
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality

For further information on this Production Manager role in Galway please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 /
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