Director of Manufacturing – Galway

  • Reference: GJ46760
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Connacht, Galway, Galway City
  • Category: Medical Devices

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing our client with guidance and direction for the manufacturing process to meet the profitability goals of the Manufacturing Department.

• Adherence to the principles of Environment Health & Safety
• Formulate the strategy and business plan to deliver the high-quality products in line with forecast
• Planning and organising production objectives through the Business Unit Managers.
• Achieve the customer service requirements within defined timelines
• Drive a culture of continuous improvement by deploying Business Excellence tools
• Collaborate with other departments to generates requirements for future capacity.
• Provides Leadership on Operational Projects and input on new project and process introduction
• Have a visionary leadership style with the ability to motivate a workforce
• Develop the team for future growth and succession planning
• Effective decision making and complex problem-solving ability
• Communicate and engage with all employees to maintain a high motivated workforce.
• Work with cross functional teams on other client projects
• Performs other related tasks, as required

Education/ Qualifications
• As a Leader, you will be expected to be a role model in exhibiting our client’s Company Values of Customers First, Achieving Excellence, Developing People, Flexibility and Integrity.
• Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in manufacturing and operations.
• Strong financial acumen and possess professional attitude.
• Minimum of seven years related managerial experience, with two years of those years of extensive technical experience in a manufacturing environment.
• Ability to identify and quantify opportunities for improvement, organise multidisciplinary teams, lead improvement projects through coaching and training.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and be able to accomplish organizational objectives effectively.
• Ability to work as a member of a management team to accomplish organizational objectives and ability to develop a team.
• Thorough understanding of sterilization barrier requirements.
• Excellent verbal, written and mentoring communication skills
• Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database, and other applicable software programs.

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job spec (more information on the role), please contact Christopher O Toole on 091-706713 or email

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