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Engineering & Technical

Production Supervisor - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 6/10/2016
Job Reference: 82751

Job Description

Production Supervisor

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

Job Purpose
To lead the production line/area team in safely producing high quality products on time for the customer at the lowest cost. The Production Supervisor is expected to develop and maintain a feasible plan for hiring, training and management of personnel and to ensure quality issues, process and material flows are developed and operated efficiently. Through his or her leadership style, the Production Supervisor actively demonstrates and propagates the core values. He or she is a strong team player and demonstrates this through the integration of key goals with appropriate other functions (e.g. Engineering, Quality, Logistics, Finance, R&D, HR etc.).

Key Responsibilities
  • Produce high quality products, safely, on time for the customer at the lowest cost
  • Manufacture products to the highest quality standards and ensure compliance to all policies and regulations
  • Identify customer requirements to deliver the right products at the right time
  • Be responsive & flexible to customer demands
  • Achieve & exceed the product cost goals
  • Lead and support new product development on the production line
  • Lead the production line/area team in achieving a high engagement & high performance culture
  • Promote safety, quality & compliance among the team while maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members.
  • Enable a culture of Operational Excellence throughout the production line/area
  • Ensure effective two way communication within the production line/area
  • Manage, motivate, develop and involve product builders through coaching and performance management.
  • Foster teamwork within the production line/area
  • Embed the company values through demonstration & recognition of individual & team behaviours.
  • Manage the production line/area and set team priorities accordingly
  • Ensure all resources are in place to achieve production and non-commercial commitments; Product Builders, Equipment, Core Team, Line Support, Space, etc.
  • Ensure product builder training is effective & efficient.
  • Ensure appropriate flexibility & versatility in the production line/area
  • Complete leader standard work to ensure line to standard or escalate appropriately
  • Lead & create engagement around continuous improvement within the production line/area
  • Achieve continuous improvement goals (safety, quality, service, cost, space, etc.) through the utilization of the Business Essentials & operational excellence techniques
  • Benchmark and share best practices
  • Production Line/Area Planning
  • Analyse S&OP (Sales & Operating Plan) requirements and provide production commitments for the production line/area including non-commercial requirements
  • Anticipate requirements and position resources to meet & exceed the customer needs
  • Provide appropriate input into the long term planning of the production line/area.

Key Metrics:
  • People: Versatility, Attendance, Skills Development, Attrition, Overtime, HR Corrective Actions, EOY Distribution curve, EOY Reviews (2/year)
  • Safety: Near Misses, Ergo Rotation, First Aids, Recordable accidents
  • Quality: Non Conformance Events / Preventive, Quality Incidents, Audit Adherence (Practice vs. Procedure)
  • Service: Production Output, Committed Build Plan, Backorder, Service Level, Cycle time, Openings
  • Cost: Efficiency, Scrap, Yield, Production Spend, Inventory, Gross Margin, Spending Control, Labor Variances, Overtime, Training (Versatility Matrix to support VSP/WCG), Equipment Availability
  • New Products Excellence: New Products Commitments
  • Maintain the Core five boards

Qualifications & Experience
  • HETAC Level 8 in a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision

For further information on this Production Supervisor role in Galway please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 / anna@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website - www.hero.ie

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“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

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Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
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Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

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Boston Scientific 

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Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources
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