Production Supervisor-Galway | Collins McNicholas

Production Supervisor-Galway

  • Reference: GJ42050
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Production


  • Organisation and co-ordination of a production team to manufacture quality product on schedule and in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with GMP.
  • Initiate and drive production and quality improvement projects in line with the Company requirements
  • Communicate with other shifts and key stakeholders through effective shift handovers
  • Escalate issues as they occur to appropriate team members in a timely manner
  • Develop and execute training plans for reportees to ensure adequate cover is always available for all processes on shift
  • Drive elimination of waste projects with an emphasis on yield improvement
  • Collaborate with interdepartmental colleagues on lean manufacturing projects to improve productivity, efficiency and quality standards
  • Responsible for the planning and scheduling of multiple products in accordance with customer lead times
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving abilities
  • Management of production resources i.e. people, equipment, time, etc.
  • Communicate with other teams on production related issue
  • Maintain positive employee relation
  • Completion of timely performance reviews and appraisals
  • Recruitment of production employees in conjunction with HR
  • Implement company policies in conjunction with HR
  • Formulate and implement training plans to meet compliance, versatility and development needs
  • Maintain a very high standard of housekeeping and GMP compliance
  • Develop a strong team culture through communications and team leadership
  • Perform operations in accordance with established safe working procedures, regulations, standards and general safety rules, ensuring that attention is given to special hazards associated with the particular area of work
  • Provide information on environmental, health and safety issues to all team members
  • Report and document all incidents / accidents which may occur during the course of work and carry out and assist in al investigations and follow-up.
  • To take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time. These ‘other duties’ will be agreed with Management prior to any assignment.


Skills Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a production supervisor or similar role
  • Demonstrated organisational and planning abilities
  • Experience of Quality Systems, Lean Manufacturing or six sigma an advantage
  • Strong leadership, inter-personal and team skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Technical aptitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • A relevant qualification is desirable (manufacturing management / or production / engineering related discipline)
  • Medical device background a distinct advantage.


For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job description (or more information on the role), please contact Christopher O Toole on 091706713 or email

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