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Facilities Supervisor Tullamore

  • Location: County Westmeath
  • Job Type:Permanent

My client, a well established multinational based in Offaly, have a new opening for a Facilities Supervisor. In this role you will be expected to manage a team of Facilities Technicians and includes day-to-day oversight of departmental goals for Safety, Quality, Customer demands and Operational Effectiveness. Responsible for frontline site safety and maximising plant uptime to ensure Customer Satisfaction, cash flow and site targets are achieved. Ensuring strict adherence to site Quality and Compliance standards. Ensuring that any areas of concern with regard to people responsibility are escalated in a timely manner to the HR Department to ensure appropriate conversations take place before situations escalate and to ensure best practice and procedures are adhered to at all times.


  • Motivate and develop a team that can cover all required tasks,
  • Create Individual employee development plans, provide coaching, and training
  •  Performance Management- annual goal setting & reviews (GPS), Supervise disciplinary actions, Labour forecasting, planning, interview/selection,
  • Help create and maintain a proactive culture where team members are empowered to deliver the company values of
  • To ensure performance related reviews are formalized and escalated where appropriate.
  • To schedule, record and appraise each team member as per requirements, setting localized objectives to assist in both succession planning and continuous improvement.
  • Supervise the day-to-day people plan, monitoring holidays and sickness in line with local performance targets, ensuring adequate processing cover always.
  • Communicate policies, procedures, and any updates to facilities team members. Participate and drive OTOG initatives
  •  Particpate in HSSE Safety committees
  • Report, trend, action and investigate safety unsafe acts, near misses,incicents and accidents using the appropriate electronic systems
  • To oversee SQDC counter measures ensuring target dates are reported
  • Monitor log all & analyse all unplanned maintenance, to ensure continued appropriateness of the Planned Maintenance programme. Proactively identify countermeasures to continually improve our process relative to plan (KPI)
  • Consistently improve facility performance and site safety standards
  • Team member development plans with skills contingency planning
  • Prepare Preventive maintenance & calibration schedules in line with the organization’s Facilities departmental key performance indicators and ensure PM & Calibration compliance.
  • Ensures that all external calibration equipment is scheduled and completed in a timely manner
  • To participate actively in equipment/facilities related process deviation investigations and non-conformances, ensuring root cause investigations are executed, corrective/preventive actions are identified, trained, implemented and verified in conjunction with the Quality Operations team

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • A total of 8 years’ experience in manufacturing, with minimum 5 years of facilities experience
  • An ability to build relationships with sales, marketing and operations teams is key.
  • A structured, logical thinker with good analytical skills, and excellent spreadsheet and presentation skills, you will have the ability to handle complex problems and deliver clear, concise solutions in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Project management experience is an advantage
  • Able to learn fast and hit the ground running - there is potential to develop from here into more senior roles with in the business.
  • Continuous improvement background is an advantage
  • Set high-reaching processing goals and communicate them to key personnel
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees
  • Communicate any problems or obstacles to senior management
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills with energy and charisma.
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Create resource schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels
  • Proficient with MS Office suite.

Interpersonal skills. Incumbent must have excellent communication skills so that he/she can work with managers from other departments, as well as with the company’s senior-level management.

Leadership skills. To keep the process running smoothly, Supervisor must motivate and direct the employees.


  • Teamwork
  • Customer focused
  • Delivers and Executes Results
  • Communication
  • Job Knowledge/Business Acumen
  • Initiative/Leadership
  • Professional/Talent Development

For further information please reach out to Gillian Nicholson at