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  • Unit 1, Grandy,
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  • Job reference number:15320553
  • Client ID:RI/rtlanez01
  • Posted on:07-FEB-2018
  • Salary:48-52k
  • Location:CLARE
  • Job type:PERMANENT


Urgent opportunity for an Operations Supervisor to manage a very busy and brand new manufacturing line with a top tier Medical Devices company.

This is a Top tier Multi-national and will suit someone interested in progressing their career with a company concerned with talent development and Continuous Improvement.


    • Supports the Business Need in terms of Quality – Costs - Delivery – People.
    • Supports the Business Unit Manager to implement the site Goals.
    • Ensures compliance with all company quality policies including compliance, and closing on time any CAPA’s that are assigned.
    • Ensures compliance with all company H & S policies and is responsible for all H &S issues on the shift
    • Ensures manufacturing-volume requirements are met, On Time in Full with the correct schedule mix.
    • Ensures delivery plan is met to agreed standard costs and staffs shifts accordingly.
    • Record and update all relevant metrics and report on any variances of same.
    • Leads problem-solving initiatives and takes an active role in driving cross-functional collaboration across Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance & Supply Chain groups with a view to reducing waste across the business
    • Effectively manages employee performance, including coaching, counseling, developing and monitoring employee’s under their control and taking the appropriate performance management action where required.
    • Organizes supports and manages the training of people under their control to achieve optimum cross training versatility and flexibility while maintaining all H & S requirements.
    • Effectively manages issues across the shifts to ensure effective handovers to meet the business needs.
    • Communicates /supports manufacturing / corporate objectives and provides direction on how employees contribute to the achievement of objectives through effective two way communications / cascade.
    • Any other duties as assigned to meet or exceed the business needs.
    Education / Experience

    • 3-5 years People Management experience in a similar role with a large team of direct reports
    • 3-5 years experience in a highly regulated environment (preferably Clean Room)
    • Excellent communication and influencing skills with proven ability to deliver results in a cross function team based environment
    • Proven experience and knowledge of process improvements with the use of lean tools
    • 3rd Level degree (or equivalent) in Engineering/Science
    • Previous experience in a lean manufacturing environment
    • Previous experience of new product introductions and product ramp.
    • Proven ability of leadership within a change management environment

Please call Rachel Lane TODAY for more details on 022 46969 or email

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