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Foreman - Machine Room

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22985

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Foreman to join a global machine manufacturer based in Killarney, Co.Kerry on a permanent contract. Reporting to the Steel Construction Manager, the Foreman will ensure production deadlines are met in a safe efficient manner. The Foreman will manage a department of 25 employees with the support of 2 Chargehands.

Role Responsibilities:

  • The Foreman shall always use all their influence, knowledge, and experience to guide and instruct employees under their supervision to work efficiently and productively with due regard to their own and other people’s safety.
  • The Foreman will ensure that production deadlines are met in accordance with production schedules, and contractual delivery commitments.
  • Preparation and organization of work for all employees in the department, thus ensuring that sufficient work is always available, including arrangement of shift rotas.
  • The Foreman will supervise all employees within the department, monitoring performance and quality of workmanship as well as dealing with any HR / IR issues that may arise.
  • Improvement of quality and productivity through the best allocation of employees, revision of work practices, training, use of tools, machinery, etc.
  • Supervise, train, and motivate the team to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Planning and prioritizing of workload and resources in accordance with the Production Planning System, due dates, and the requirements of other departments.
  • Communicating and liaising with Maintenance regarding the servicing of machines.

Role Requirements

  • Qualified Tradesperson and/or relevant third-level qualification.
  • Previous management experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Problem solver and self-driven.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Kevin Griffin

Kevin Griffin

(021) 2427108