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Senior Operations Manager

Reporting to the Operations Director, you will be responsible for ensuring products meet its customer quality, service, regulatory, financial and safety goals through effective management of the Operations function at the site. The Senior Operations Manager will act as a key contributor to the site and divisional sales and operations planning (S&OP) process and ensure a robust capacity model is in place to align supply and demand requirements. You will promote, support and drive Continuous Improvement in all aspects of the Business through a structured format such as Lean or Six Sigma.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, coaches and fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organisational objectives.

  • Keeps the organisation's vision and values at the forefront of decision-making and action.

  • Builds strategic partnerships to further departmental and organisational objectives.

  • Develops and executes organisational and operational policies by utilising technical/professional knowledge and skills.

  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g.) compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA), British Standards Institution (BSI), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) regulations etc

  • Develops, communicates and builds consensus for operating goals that are in alignment with the division. Provides leadership to assigned staff and supervisors by communicating and providing guidance towards achieving department objectives.

  • Creates immediate to long-range plans to carry out objectives established by top management;

  • Develops and calculates a budget for the department to meet organisational goals; forecasts future departmental needs, including human and material resources and capital expenditures; recommends or modifies the structure of organisational units or a centralised functional activity subject to senior management approval.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3rd Level Degree in Engineering/Science or equivalent is preferred.

  • Minimum 9 years of experience in a similar field.

  • Experience of Operational Excellence (Shingo, etc.) is advantageous.

  • Previous experience managing large manufacturing department in high-volume medical device, pharmaceutical, automotive, or equivalent industries.

  • Previous experience with budgetary planning and control.

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary

  • Family health insurance

  • Pension scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Bonus

  • Career Development

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675