Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122899
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 5 years ago

Job Description

Production Supervisor

My client a multinational Manufacturing Healthcare company now have a need for a Production Supervisor.
The Production Team Leader's role is to deliver the right production volume output, to the right quality standards, in an efficient and cost effective manner.

This is a permanent role based in Galway

Key Responsibilities of the Production Supervisor

? To provide effective leadership of Line Leads; Trainers, and Versatile Operators in the manufacture and assembly of Medical Devices
? To schedule work for individual work stations and processes in line with the company manufacturing schedule.
? To provide effective supervision of people which includes headcount planning; recruitment and selection; training and development; timekeeping and attendance; resolution of issues, and timely completion of annual performance appraisals
? To have a strong technical knowledge of medical device manufacturing technologies and processes.
? To monitor and maintain production KPI's showing actual line performance against standard, for workstation throughput; yield, and schedule adherance. To account for variances through accurate reporting of downtime and defect analysis.
? To organize production teams effectively in providing appropriate capacity to meet Business demands from a commercial and non commercial standpoint (new process transfers; process development/validations).
? To monitor and co-ordinate training and development to have in place a competent and versatile workforce.
? To ensure effective completion of corrective actions as part of the NCR/CAPA system
? To drive continuous improvement projects which will have a positive impact (cost reduction ) on operations.
? To take a proactive role in the implementation of Lean manufacturing systems and the application of six sigma problem solving methodology.
? To maintain systems accuracy through compliance with GMP procedures and practices.
? To maintain compliance with Environment, Health & Safety management system.

Requirements of the Production Supervisor

? Supervisory management and relevant Engineering qualification essential
? Minimum of 2-3 years relevant manufacturing experience
? Excellent communications skills and proven ability to liaise well with other departments
? The successful candidate will have a positive, can-do attitude, with a proven track record in team leadership.

Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to John Reid at The RFT Group / / on 01-2302400 /

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