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Production Shift Supervisor

Job Title: Production Shift Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 84111
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Production Shift Supervisor

Our client, a manufacturing company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Production Shift Supervisor for their site.

Objectives of Position:
Responsible for manufacturing company products at optimum cost, quality, delivery in accordance with defined schedule
Responsible for manufacturing products at optimum quality, delivery, cost and customer satisfaction in accordance with defined schedule

  • Leading a group of Manufacturing Section Leaders and Operatives according to established procedures and current world class manufacturing practices.
  • Responsible for manufacturing products at optimum cost, quality, customer satisfaction and delivery in accordance with defined schedule
  • Establish standards of performance and monitor same against pre-determined standards
  • Production planning, Product Line Lay out and staffing levels for proper operation
  • Provide positive leadership by interpreting company policy and management directives for Production Personnel
  • Provide accurate and timely information to management as directed by ongoing business needs
  • Establish and maintain high level of employee morale
  • Ensure continuous reduction in absenteeism and attrition levels
  • Maintain sound disciplinary procedures in line with Company requirements
  • Supervise compliance with Health and Safety, Environmental and Security Procedures
  • Housekeeping
  • Continuous improvement in best practice manufacturing
  • Manpower Planning
  • Ensure Manufacturing Operatives are trained to optimum standards
  • Perform regular appraisals of all Production employees in compliance with company procedure and manage under performers
  • Training of Section Leaders in team and continuous improvement skills

  • Line Yields - By product line, Actual v's Target
  • Quality - In house first time acceptance, customer complaints
  • Adherence to Process and Method Instruction, Regular Process Audit
  • Success in Housekeeping Audits
  • Absenteeism and Attrition reduction
  • Absence of conflict

Personnel Specifications

  • 5+ years? experience in the supervision of large number of personnel, preferably in a world class manufacturing environment
  • Third Level Qualification is desired
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Reliable, honest

Exposure to high volume manufacturing

For further information on this Production Shift Supervisor role in Cork please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 /
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