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E-mail: rachel@rtlanerecruitment.ie

Production Supervisor - Galway

Production Supervisor - Galway

Permanent Production Supervisor opportunity for Medical Devices Start up in Galway. 

Strong People Management and excellent communication skills with a flair for employee engagement is required to grow this lean orientated manufacturing facility from the ground up. 



  • Supports the Associate Director Manufacturing in implementing the Manufacturing Strategy for the site
  • 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 communicates issues across the shifts to other TL to ensure and effective handover to meet the business needs.
  • Communicates /supports manufacturing / corporate objectives and provides direction on how employees contribute to the achievement of objectives through effective communications / cascade.
  • Any other duties as assigned to meet or exceed the business needs.



  • 3-5 years People Management experience in a similar role withexperience of leading circa 30 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
  • 3rdLevel 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 for more details on 022 46969 or email your cv to rachel@rtlanerecruitment.ie