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Production Supervisor

  • Location: Galway, County Galway, Connaught, Ireland
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Rhys Joyce
  • Job Ref: 17620

A Multinational Medical Device company is looking to hire a Production Supervisor to develop and maintain a feasible plan for hiring, training, and management of personnel and to ensure quality issues, process, and material flows are operated efficiently.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning - including developing /maintaining a viable plan incorporating hiring, training, capacity-modeling, efficiency/yield assumptions, ramp-rate, learning curve, etc.

  • Liaising with ware-housing, quality assurance, bulk-packaging, and sterilisation areas to ensure prompt shipment of product.

  • Maintaining GMP / Housekeeping at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members.

  • Cross-functional management of QA, materials, IS, and HR support for the team.

  • Interacting and liaising with the other manufacturing teams and Logistics to prioritize backorders.

  • Managing process and material flows, space management, and working with the Engineering group to maximise utilisation of space designated for specific operations areas.

  • Administration duties include Time and Attendance system, Holiday planning, Build Plan review Back Order review, Travel planning, etc.

  • Good knowledge of GMP / FDA regulatory requirements, housekeeping, health, and safety.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to liaise with various support groups.

  • Previous experience in people management and demonstrated ability in people motivation, organising and team building would be a distinct advantage.

  • Solid record of attention to detail and strict adherence to procedures.


  • HETAC Level 8 (Honours Degree) in a relevant discipline.

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role, ideally in a medical device or manufacturing environment.

  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities, and initiative.

  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision.

  • Strong people management experience.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role please contact Rhys Joyce.