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Production Supervisor

at New Move Recruitment (view profile)
Location Wicklow, Ireland
Date Posted December 1, 2017
Category Technical and Engineering
Job Type Permanent (Full-time)
Salary Range €40,001 to €45,000


Production Supervisor

The Production Supervisor will take a lead role in supporting production, scheduling, capacity planning, driving focus in meeting monthly targets, ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams with additional responsibilities to include, mentoring & supporting team leaders, employee performance & necessary HR issues.

Location: Wicklow

Reporting to: Production Manager

Company profile

Our client is a leader in the manufacture of state of the art access systems for companies in a wide range of sectors including Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Healthcare, Food and Retail.

Candidate profile


  • Qualification in supervisory or management would be a distinct advantage
  • Minimum 5 years’ prior experience in a similar role
  • Familiarity/experience with an ERP system (e.g. SAP) is an advantage
  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Must be able interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, safety rules, etc.
  • Ability to calculate mathematical values
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic engineering / technical concepts, and good understanding of quality system requirements within manufacturing.

Preferred Skills

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working in a manufacturing and production role and be willing to adapt and get on with the job as circumstances change.

The ideal candidate will have a mixture of the following personal skills

  • Be motivated, use initiative to complete the allocated work
  • Be a people / HR person
  • Be driven to work to the highest quality levels
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Be willing to contribute at all levels when necessary and do what is required to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Flexible and Innovative problem solver
  • Punctual

Job Profile

This is a hands-on role and the successful candidate will have the ability to demonstrate key leadership skills and a willingness to take responsibility.

The position will be responsible for manufacturing / production and specifically for the following

  • Staff management, training, HR, strategic planning
  • Responsible for the efficient running of all areas of production; assembly, heat press molding, CNC, Paint booth, Final check and inspection and quality.
  • Address disciplinary matters within area of responsibility, and support other group leads / HR as required
  • Introduction of lean practices and operational/process efficiencies
  • Provide weekly reports and data on all aspects of production
  • Drive H&S initiatives as required, and on a continuous basis, and ensure housekeeping meets requirements in line with 5S principles.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects in the area
  • Environmental standards

This role offers the correct candidate to opportunity to progress within the organisation.

Salary scale: eu40-45k+ plus contrib pension