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Production Operators - Ballina

Hollister Incorporated based in Ballina, Co. Mayo is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. 

Hollister have a number of Temporary Production Operator roles currently available. There are a number of shifts available.

There are three manufacturing areas within the plant. Each area has appointed Manufacturing Team Leaders (MTL) and every operator will report directly to their relevant MTL. All targets are well established and are based on the type of product running on each process throughout the plant. All operators must adhere to the processes set out in the relevant Standard Operating Procedures/Manufacturing Instruction available on the Quality Management System and at the workstations/machines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work to current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintain Key Performance Measures e.g. OEE/Clean & Check.
  • Work as part of a flexible team.
  • Become competent in at least three jobs in the Cell.
  • Be able to train others in certain tasks.
  • Actively contribute to the Continuous Improvement Process.
  • Share responsibility in the Cell Team for:-
    • Schedule Achievement
    • Quality
    • Safe Working
    • Housekeeping/Basic Machine Care
    • Maintaining & Improving OEE Levels
    • The achievement of Spoilage Targets


  • Ability / Skills to work on at least three operations.
  • Proficient in product inspection.
  • Display an understanding of Specifications / Drawings / Mini Bills.
  • Accurately Record Information on production, quality and OEE sheets.

Education and Experience:

  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent minimum.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience in medical device / pharmaceutical manufacturing and / or in a cleanroom environment would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality focus.
  • Ability to retain focus while performing repetitive tasks.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role please contact Chloe Somers.

071 9140254