Director of Manufacturing

  • Reference: GJ443355
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Connacht, Galway, Galway City
  • Category: Production

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.



  • Responsibility for tactical and strategic planning and decision making for Manufacturing, ensuring supply of high quality products
  • Leads Manufacturing Department to ensure that all needs are met for manufacturing and sub-assembly process and that resources are provided to obtain peak performance.
  • Ensures activities in product development and manufacturing are aligned to ensure that quality needs are being met and manufacturing criteria are adhered to.
  • Drive’s the team’s performance through effective communication and engagement so that every individual understands their contribution.
  • Plans and generates estimates for future capacity and works with the appropriate departments to ensure that this in place.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement through engagement and by deploying Business Excellence tools.
  • Provides leadership on Operations Projects and input on new project and process introduction.
  • Performs other related tasks, as required.

Education/ Qualifications

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in manufacturing and operations.
  • A minimum of seven years of related managerial experience, with two years of those years of extensive technical experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to creatively solve problems in meeting the product development and manufacturing needs of a medical manufacturing organization.
  • 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.
  • As a Leader, you will be expected to be a role model in exhibiting Company Values of Customers First, Achieving Excellence, Developing People, Flexibility and Integrity.
  • Must be able to work as part of a management team and meet profitability goals efficiently.
  • Thorough understanding of sterilization barrier requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written 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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