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Production Manager

Production Manager - Permanent Position - Dublin

We currently have a new opportunity for a Production Manager based in a new manufacturing site in Dublin. As production manager, you will aid in the start-up of a new manufacturing site. You will work as part of a team to develop and implement key targets for the business as it starts into production. You will also work closely with key functions of the business such as quality, engineering, H&S, and maintenance to ensure all key targets are achieved and exceeded.  

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop our manufacturing process to be capable of consistently delivering high volume production on time in full to the right quality standard.
  • Implement a right-first-time approach with zero tolerance to all customer perceived warranty issues.
  • Monitor and manage manufacturing variances daily, weekly, and monthly. Focus on timely confirmations, stock management, labour management, Bom accuracy and cost-out projects.
  • Train, coach and motivate the team to maximise production performance focusing on quality, scrap, machine utilisation, and labour management.
  • Ensure the team have the resources to run the machines and remove all potential roadblocks that may prevent them from doing their job.
  • Continually work on cost reduction and process improvement projects.
  • Report accurately on line performance against agreed KPI’s.
  • Ensure all SOP’s and risk assessments are complied with.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Ensure that production plans are set, followed, and achieved.
  • Constantly monitor the line performance by:
    • Walking the line
    • Verifying that equipment is operating within the specified limits
    • Verifying that checks are being carried out
    • Verifying that the product quality is intolerance

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing a high-volume production facility , or very similar high-end production facility with a proven track record of success.
  • Highly motivated and results orientated and able to express and communicate a vision and set goals for individuals to aspire to.
  • Good organisational, planning and time management skills with a can-do attitude.
  • Needs to demonstrate leadership, be highly visible to all employees and be able to motivate and manage people with varying skill levels and relish the challenge of working in a rapidly growing and demanding manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to use clear judgment and make methodical decisions in ambiguous and pressure situations.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good knowledge of site manufacturing equipment


  • Bonus: 10%
  • Healthcare for employee and family
  • Pension company contribution
  • Career Advancement opportunities

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Ranait Coughlan

(090) 6450664 (01) 66 200 88