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Production Supervisor

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: Roscommon
Reference: DB9843
Closing Date: 17 Aug 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client,   a medical device company, I am recruiting for a Production Supervisor.


 In this role you will lead a team of Process Technicians and Technical/ Process Assurance Operators. Responsibilities will Include the following:

•    Deliver on the key performance metrics and strategic objectives for the relevant production area. 

•    Manage resources to deliver on the production, inspection and shipping schedules which effectively achieves output, sales and customer service targets

•    Ensure all aspects of work order packages and documentation are accurately reviewed in addition to time sheets and material reconciliations and are completed in a timely and accurate manner. 

•    Maintain effective open communication within the team and foster cross- functional relationships

•    Build a motivated, competent and results focused extrusion team and work with the technical Supervisor and other departments  to  develop, train  and up skill   the team. 

•    Promote a positive approach to Quality amongst employees, while fostering an approach to Continuous improvement /6 Sigma practices. 

•    Facilitate investigation, trouble shooting and reporting on system failures, product defects and customer complaints 

•    Identify areas for improvement and lead improvement initiatives. 

Applications are invited from candidates with the following background and experience:

•    You will have a science/technical or  primary degree or equivalent in Polymer, manufacturing or mechanical engineering.
•    A specialist course in production supervision or human resource management is preferable. 

•    You will have a minimum of 5 years experience, preferably with at least 3 years in a manufacturing environment in a supervisory role. Medical device or diagnostics manufacturing experience would be an advantage. 

•    Practical level-headed individual, who is prepared to actively participate as an active member of the  production management team.

•    Six sigma process experience of fostering a culture of pro-activity and problem resolution.

•    Must have a good working knowledge of production and quality system requirements in the health care industry. 
•    Self-starter with good motivational, inter-personal  and communication skills.

The position may require working a rotating 3 shift cycle shift.

For a full Job Spec and to apply for this role please call Deirdre on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

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Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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