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Production Supervisor - Maintenance - Galway - 103720

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 17/04/2019
Job Reference: 103720
Contact Name: Fiona Keane
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Job Description

Production Supervisor - Maintenance - Galway - 103720
Contact: Fiona Keane
Telephone: 086 7738651

Production Supervisor

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

Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Supervises department personnel by interviewing, hiring, training, evaluating job performance, disciplining, scheduling work and other work-related responsibilities.
  • Responsible for the scheduling and supervision of the repair and maintenance of production equipment.
  • Performs assignments and may assist in planning assignments of a non-routine nature for which operational precedents are not fully applicable.
  • Trains technicians on using up to date techniques to problem solve repeat equipment breakdown issues and implement solutions to prevent further issues. Develops and maintains KPI's and metrics for the department.
  • Ensures adequate inventory of critical spare parts for all production equipment. Responsibilities may also include maintaining spares for certain facilities equipment.
  • Writes reports, extracts engineering or other data from various reports and processes and presents the data.
  • Solicits and receives technical advice from engineers for assistance in solving complex problems.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.

  • Three or more years of production equipment maintenance experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership competencies.
  • Knowledge of maintenance techniques such as Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM), Predictive and Preventive Maintenance as well as TPM and other Lean initiatives.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply principles of supervision.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve moderately complex technical problems.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to delegate work.
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving and conflict management skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database, AutoCAD, Solidworks and other applicable software programs.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment.

For further information on this Production Supervisor role in Galway please contact Fiona Keane on 086 7738651 /

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