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Production Manager

Ref: 75044

  • 55,000-65,000
  • 07 Sep 2021
  • Waterford
  • Permanent

Production Shift Manager (Weekends)

About the Company

Fantastic new role just in for an experienced Production Manager with a favourite client in the Sunny South East!

This role comes with an excellent salary and benefits package. This is a rare opportunity to join a very desirable employer.

About the Position

In this role you will be involved with the planning, coordination and control of manufacturing processes. You ensure that goods and services are produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced at the right cost and level of quality.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Manage production and the introduction of new technology through team leadership
  • Conduct Standard Work for managers. Monitor standard work for OSS /Team Leads and operators.
  • Train and Participate in work place innovation, Align to tier management system
  • Responsible for the production activities including, PPI, Yields, Downtime, Quality Metrics and the utilization of machinery & human resources
  • Initiate changes to work practices and procedures
  • Provide a high level of technical competence and leadership to the shift
  • Promotion of decision making at operative & technician level through effective development and fostering of a strong team working culture
  • Promote a quality culture and act to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements including FDA and cGMP
  • Conduct and manage performance appraisals for operators and identify and implement appropriate training & development plans.
  • Execute communications within the unit and to other departments within the company
  • Establish and maintain high standards in relation to Environmental Health & Safety work practice
  • Meet budgetary targets set in relation to output and spend
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing SOPs, Gowning up and other PPE policies, hygiene and EHS procedures at all times


  • 3rd level qualification, preferably in a technical discipline desirable
  • Previous supervisory management experience in a manufacturing environment complying with FDA, cGMP requirements is essential (unionized environments preferred)
  • Advanced leadership skills to build and motivate the process team by providing clear direction and facilitation
  • A successful track record in managing conflict resolution.

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. A strong package of benefits and a Shift Premium are also included.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.