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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15449987
  • Client ID:RI/AM16839
  • Posted on:07-JUN-2019
  • Location:WATERFORD
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Production Supervisor - County Waterford.

In this role you will work to ensure that all products are produced in line with schedules driven from planning.
You will be required to lead and manage a production team in a high-volume precision manufacturing environment, governed by ISO 13485.
Overall responsibility to track and move work orders through the plant.

Key Duties/ responsibilities:

Production and operations-
• You will be required to ensure all work is captured on SAP and all changes to requirements should be reflected on SAP.
• Monitor and update production schedule
• Deliver on daily Production Schedule
• Manage weekly Open sales Order Report
• Ensure that there is a controlled amount of work and material in front of each resource at all times.
• Co-ordinate with Process Engineers on all quality and processing / tooling decisions
• Schedule plant activities to obtain maximum throughput in accordance with overall plan to meet customer requirements.
• Work closely with Planning to ensure that the schedules are not being overloaded and meet the allocated work hours.
• Manage shifts and overtime to ensure that agreed schedules can be executed in full.
• Planning and coo-rdinate training for new and development machinists.
• Provide support and insight on machine performance and operator performance
• Work with Operations Manager on tooling improvements in section.

• Quality Standards – Maintain site quality standards and audits at all times on the factory floor in terms of GMP, quality, SOP’s. New and updated procedures must be rolled out in a timely fashion and assessments completed where deemed necessary. Training records must be updated to reflect all training conducted.
• Ensure that all control points and signatures are in place.
• Ensuring quality standards are achieved in order to meet customer requirements.

People Management-
• Ensure expectations are communicated clearly to people.
• Ensure that team are up to date on training for role
• Co-ordinate and support training in line with the training matrix
• Ensure the performance and development of your people.
• Proactively communicate with operators through informal discussions, 1:1 and team briefs to ensure a two-way flow of relevant timely feedback.
• Highlight performance and training issues as appropriate to maximise the performance of all staff.
• Identify and deliver development plans and PIPs.
• Monitor and ensure compliance to Company Code of Practice.
• Take part in disciplinary processes and investigations where required

Skills & Competencies sought for this role:

• CNC Machining experience
• Milling experience preferred
• SAP and Excel intermediate level
At least 5-10 years' experience in a busy production environment
• Previous experience as a Supervisor in a production environment essential
• Experience managing teams of 15+ people
• Experience with performance management and team development

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