Manufacturing Supervisor – Athlone | Collins McNicholas

Manufacturing Supervisor – Athlone

  • Reference: AJ44693
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Roscommon, Westmeath
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food


  • Provide strong, effective frontline leadership to ensure that all policies and procedures are effectively adhered to in the timely execution of the production schedule.
  • Liaise with Supply Chain, Engineering, Validation and Quality groups to ensure customer service requirements are met.
  • Lead an environment of continuous improvement and innovation in line with lean thinking and process excellence.
  • Coach and mentor the shift team with a view to developing their skills and optimising performance and proactively utilise available tools to support people management.
  • Initiation, progression and completion of Product Process Investigations. Review and completion of documentation (Change Controls, eBatch Records, Cleaning Check sheets etc) to meet business needs.
  • Direct the efforts of staff in compliance with all regulatory requirements, cGMP, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensure that operations are run in a cost effective manner in line with budgetary objectives.
  • Support, plan and manage the scale up and skill acquisition processes to support successful new product launches and technical transfers.


  • A third level qualification in a relevant discipline is preferable.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry desired with 3 years in a people management or similar role an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of cGMP, safety practices, and Manufacturing processes & procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver improved performance (for example through application of “Lean technology” or through process analysis).
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to interact readily with key contacts across different departments.
  • Proven track record in your current role is essential.
  • See Performance for Growth booklet for other leadership competencies.

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job description (or more information on the role), please contact Donie Shine – or call 0906478104.

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