Operations and Production Manager

Carlow, South Dublin, CO.WICKLOW

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Operations and Production Manager
Tinahely, Co. Wicklow
€Excellent DOE

Are you a talented manager with a solid grounding in manufacturing or a technical discipline? Tired of the same long, draining commute? If so, it’s time to expand your career horizons with a Wicklow-based company offering a fantastic opportunity in a local setting.

Our client is a leading manufacturer of medical devices components and pharmaceutical packaging. Operating exclusively in plastic injection moulding field, they boast a global client base and in-depth expertise in pharmaceutical and medtech products.

Now, they are looking for an Operations and Production Manager to join them in Tinahely which is easily commutable from locations in County Wicklow, County Carlow, County Wexford and South Dublin.

This is a rare opportunity in which you can avoid the commute to Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny or Dublin whilst still achieving your career ambitions and taking your skills to the next level.

You’ll have the chance to affect real change within our client’s operations and implement a performance management culture that supports individual team members as well as the wider business plan.

So, if you are looking for the chance to set right your work/life balance, support home-grown Irish manufacturing and put yourself on an amazing career path, this is the role for you.

As the Operations and Production Manager, you will be tasked with driving performance and delivering the company strategy at our client’s production facility in Tinahely. A major aspect of your role will be people management and human resources-related.

Overseeing all aspects of HR and staff management, you will provide performance and development overviews for staff and align individual goals with company strategy.

Directly managing one of three rotating shifts, you’ll line manage a Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor for each shift who oversee around 16 operators and four support staff per shift.

Your other activities will include:

- Ensuring that all areas of production are delivered on time and to target

- Establishing and monitoring KPIs, drive uptake and adherence to 6S

- Minimising downtime and maximising OEE.
- Ensuring compliance with ISO 13485 and BRC Quality Management standards

- Acting as a vital agent of change and advocating and driving continuous improvement initiatives

- Hiring new Operators and managing HR including disciplinary actions, attendance and absenteeism

- Developing our appraisal and performance review system

- Participating in union meetings

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Additional Keywords: Operations and Production Manager, Operations Manager, Production Operations Manager, Manufacturing Operations Manager, Production Facility Manager, Head of Production.

Job Requirements
Interested? To be considered, you will need:

- Experience in a similar leadership role with knowledge of all areas of HR compliance
- A degree (or equivalent) in a technical discipline or relevant manufacturing experience

Driven, motivated and people-focused, as the Operations and Production Manager, you’ll need to be articulate with great interpersonal skills and a team player mentality.
Kelly-Ann Marks