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Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Industry:
REF: 86074
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Production Supervisor - 2x roles - Days and Evening shift

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a permanent Production Supervisor for their site.

Responsibilities for the Production Supervisor role:
  • People management - supervision of production teams to ensure targets for quality/service/costs are achieved. This will be achieved through the application of an empowering style of leadership which draws fully on resources and capabilities of the team coupled with a positive Employee Relations approach. Essentially this will embrace the following :
  • providing timely feedback and review, and ensuring all performance issues are dealt with in a constructive and prompt manner consistently applying policies
  • ensuring that all employees are treated with the fairness and respect due to them
  • facilitating open two-way communications regarding individual, team and company performance through weekly team meetings, daily interaction on the line and updating of on-line notice-board
  • liaising with line trainer to develop a training program to ensure smooth operation of department, development of product builders, health & safety of personnel
  • employee selection and hiring
  • Planning - including developing /maintaining a viable plan incorporating hiring, training, capacity-modelling, efficiency/yield assumptions, ramp-rate, learning-curve etc.
  • Liaising with warehousing, quality assurance, bulk-packaging and other relevant parties to ensure prompt shipment of product
  • Maintaining GMP / Housekeeping at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members.
  • Interacting and liaising with the other manufacturing teams and Logistics to prioritise backorders.
  • Managing process and material flows, space management, and working with the Engineering group to maximise utilisation of space designated for specific operations area.
  • Administration duties which include Time and Attendance system, Holiday planning etc.
  • Provide leadership and direction for the advancement of Lean Manufacturing
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports Quality Policy, Quality System and the appropriate regulations for the area they support. Ensure employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.

Requirements for the Production Supervisor:
  • 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).

Experience & Qualifications for the Production Supervisor role:
  • Bachelor of Science / Engineering or relevant qualification.
  • 2 years + experience in a supervisory capacity in a manufacturing environment.
  • Good knowledge of GMP / FDA regulatory requirements, housekeeping, health and safety.
  • Previous experience in metals processing would be an advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of people-management and demonstrated ability in people motivation, organising and team building would be a distinct advantage
  • Solid record of attention to detail and strict adherence to procedures

For further information on this Production Supervisor role in Cork please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 / anna@hero.ie

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