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Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 89984
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description


  • The Production Supervisor will lead and motivate production operators and team leaders to achieve production KPI's
  • Develops direct reports by securing appropriate training, assigning progressively challenging tasks, applying progressive disciplinary action as appropriate and conducting formal written and verbal performance reviews
  • Monitor and improve line capacity to meet business needs.
  • Liaise with and collaborate with Quality Assurance to ensure that the product is being produced at acceptable levels of quality. Suggest improvements for quality where appropriate
  • Ensure Team Leaders and Production operators are trained in manufacturing procedures and produce training plans for same
  • Review production operations; identify opportunities to improve work processes and methods through the use of Continuous Improvement processes (e.g. Kiazen, Lean, SMED, 6 Sigma
  • Implement team meetings and ensure all staff understand their goals and objectives and how they relate to the broader Groups objectives
  • Manage all disciplinary issues in line with HR policies and procedures
  • Develops work schedules for department by assessing priorities, workload and available resources. Work with management to ensure correct staffing levels are available to meet business needs
  • Flexibility to work within different shift patterns is essential
  • Maintains personnel records for all staff (e.g., work schedules, holiday schedules, training files) and ensure TMS reflects current working hours and entitlements

  • Experience of operating high-speed blister packing lines in cGMP environment is desirable although experience of operating technical equipment within a highly regulated manufacturing industry is essential.
  • 3rd level qualification in Science/ Engineering
  • 5+ years' experience in a team lead/ supervisor/management role
  • 10+ years' experience in a regulated manufacturing environment, preferably with some experience within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Driver of GMP with a focus on "Right First Time"
  • Good communication, leadership and people management skills.
  • Takes a methodical, systematic and structured approach to organising work
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with others, building team rapport and creating a cohesive team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and make effective and consistent decisions in a timely manner
  • Displays flexibility, willingness to succeed and goes the extra mile.

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