Job Detail

Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Fiona Keane

Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor
New requirement for a Production Supervisor in a high volume manufacturing company in Mayo. You will be required to manage 8 direct and 8 indirect employees. This is a 12 hour shift.


  • Degree/Diploma in Science or Engineering is desirable
  • 5 years’ experience of working in a highly regulated Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Knowledge of Blow Fill & Seal (BFS) technology is a benefit
  • Experience on sterile filtration, aseptic operation and operations in classified environment is desirable
  • Relationship Building: establishing excellent working relationships with direct reports through a hands-on approach and giving clear and concise instruction.
  • Ability to present data in a clear and concise manner to team members and where required, to management.
  • Planning & Organising: able to plan activities and tasks whilst ensuring the required number of people are available and in place to perform the task.
  • Decision Making: identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities whilst providing a viable solution.
  • Adaptability; Able to work in a fast, dynamic, environment whilst being able to adjust readily to meet unexpected constraints.
  • Manage and Drive KPI’s

The main requirements of the role include

  • Lead, motivate and drive engagement within the team and hold team accountable for performance
  • Hold performance meetings according to company policy
  • To take an active role in the recruitment and development of team members
  • Update TMS and take appropriate action where an individual’s attendance / timekeeping is below the expected standard
  • Actively participate in the training and certification of new employees
  • Ensure that all aspects of the area of responsibility are fully staffed and that any constraints are managed appropriately
  • Ensure all activities are completed in line with regulatory (QA and EHS) and corporate requirements 2)
  • Creates and revises procedures by analysing current practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and personnel requirements; implementing change
  • Communicates production report at the end of each shift, highlighting any issues
  • Attend Departmental and OPEX meetings; Safety Gemba’s, Green Team meetings
  • Hold the agreed number of Team meetings and Andon Board meetings and any other meeting as directed by the area manager
  • Develop a culture of Safety first within Unit Dose where an accident free workplace is seen as the norm
  • Supervise your Unit dose team to Meet daily, weekly and monthly schedule
  • Complete Root cause Analysis in a manner which prevents a re-occurrence of quality issues and reduction of deviations
  • Use of Lean Six tools as part of the daily activities
  • Work with the UD team to be leaders in Operational Excellence
  • Complete process improvement projects
  • Audit prep and follow up on other activities

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

Fiona Keane

Role Type Permanent
Contact Fiona Keane
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