Production Manager

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Shannon, Co. Clare
Location type
At the office
Employment type
Full time
Job type
€65,000 - 72,000
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On behalf of our Manufacturing Client in Shannon, Co Clare, we are currently sourcing a Production Manager to join their Team.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provide effective supervision and coaching to assigned employees to achieve the required quality and production goals.
  • Manage the movement of product through the production area ensuring TOC inventory and throughput targets are achieved daily.
  • Ensure on time delivery to customer order due date and manage customer expedites through the process.
  • Develop and execute daily recovery plans for any missed production metrics.
  • Supervision and management duties of shift employees to include scheduling of leave, disciplinaries, grievances, etc.
  • Trouble shoot and provide cost effective resolutions to production problems.
  • Process and approve all weekly payroll hours worked by employees in remit.
  • Develop and promote a Continuous Improvement work environment.
  •  Implement and sustain a 6S culture.
  • Implement and support lean manufacturing techniques (VSM’ing, Kaizan, TPM, employee suggestions, etc.).
  • Monitor the operations safety program and ensure that all employees comply with safety regulations.
  • Manage the group training matrix and complete training plans to deliver increased flexibility and increased productivity from the group.
  • Conduct shift start-up meeting to communicate plant and departmental updates/news.
  • Provide the shift-to-shift communication link to keep all team members working toward the same goals.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere.




  • Increase output from the production cell by a minimum of 2% quarter over quarter.
  • Increase productivity in the cell by a minimum of 2% quarter over quarter.
  • Deliver 2% cost reduction improvements for the cell quarter over quarter.
  • Meet the daily sales and ESH’s targets for the production area.
  • Drive past due orders on a weekly basis to target set.
  • Manage overtime and absences to targets set.
  • Meet the daily TOC throughput and inventory targets.
  • Meet and exceed the quarterly scrap, rework and returns targets.
  • Ensure internal system accuracy for the area.




§ Minimum bachelor’s degree in Production Management, Engineering, or related disciplines (equivalent background considered).

  • At least 3 years of industrial supervisory or similar leadership experience.
  • Able to multiple task with competing priorities.
  • Establishes and achieves continuous improvement goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience of supervising in a unionized environment desirable


This is a 5 days on site role in Shannon, Co Clare. If you have the above skills & experience, please contact catriona.duggan@cpl.ie or Tele: 087 2419644


Important Dates
Posted on
20 June, 2024
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