Job Detail

Location Galway Ireland
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Fiona Keane

Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor – Galway

The Product Supervisor has overall responsibility for a Product Builder group in meeting its requirements in terms of Quality, Cost, Delivery, Supply, Safety and People.

Strong communication, leadership and organizational skills are essential as well as a full understanding of the manufacturing process. This role is a continental shift.

Leads lean-manufacturing, productivity and quality- improvement initiatives and always looks for opportunities to reduce product-cost.

Background/Experience Required

  • Minimum of a level 7 in a Bachelor of Science / Engineering or relevant qualification.
  • 3/4 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Previous experience of people-management and demonstrated ability in people motivation, organising and team building would be a distinct advantage
  • Metrics and Continuous improvement experience 
  • Proven experience and knowledge of process improvements with the use of lean tools
  • Proven ability of leadership within a change management environment. •
  • Good knowledge of GMP / FDA regulatory requirements, housekeeping, health and safety.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervision of production teams to ensure targets for Quality – Costs – Delivery – People are achieved.
  • Ensures manufacturing-volume requirements are met, On Time in Full, within budget and with the correct schedule mix.
  • Effectively manages employee performance, including coaching, counseling, developing and monitoring employee’s and taking the appropriate performance management action where required.
  • Facilitating open two-way communications regarding individual, team and company objectives and performance through weekly team meetings and daily interaction on the line.
  • Develop Operational plans in conjunction with the Business Unit Leader to ensure alignment with overall Site and Operations functions strategy.
  • Leads problem-solving initiatives and takes an active role in driving cross-functional collaboration with Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance & Supply Chain groups with a view to reducing waste across the business.
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the 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.
  •  Ensures compliance with all company H & S policies and is responsible for all H &S issues on the shift
  • Develop a training program to achieve optimum cross training versatility and flexibility while maintaining all H & S requirements.

For further information on this Production Supervisor role in Galway please contact Fiona Keane on 086 773 8651 or email

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Production Supervisor

Fiona Keane

Role Type Permanent
Contact Fiona Keane
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