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Shift Supervisor

Job Title: Shift Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 91319
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Shift Supervisor

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Shift Supervisor for their site.
  • This is a key role within our Production Department and will focus on meeting daily, weekly & monthly production Key Performance Indicators in a high speed pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • The KPIs cover the areas of Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery & People.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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 / equipment 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 with Production Managers for departments by assessing priorities, workload and available resources. 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
  • Report daily to Director production on adherence to schedule & all other reports required
  • Completion of Manufacturing and packaging batch documentation when needed.

Person Specification:
  • Minimum 2 year previous manufacturing supervision experience
  • Experience of manufacturing process in both Solid and Liquid dosages.
  • Experience of high-speed blister packing lines in cGMP environment is desirable although experience of operating technical equipment within a highly regulated manufacturing industry is essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills required
  • Available to work evening & night shift.

For further information on this Shift Supervisor role in Galway please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 / .
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