Job Description

Production Manager

Ref No: AM16929

Clare, Co. Clare, Ireland

Competitive salary

Production Manager - County Clare.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

• To lead a multi-function team in planning and executing a Production Schedule through the site
• Manage Human and Material resources to meet the production targets
• Give estimated production dates of parts to Quality to aid scheduling
• Liaise with Engineering and Purchasing on Engineering Change Notices to advise on revision changes on parts ordered
• Review and adjust schedule as required keeping relevant departments informed
• Prioritise and expedite urgent parts outside of the normal lead times
• To ensure traceability of parts is maintained throughout the entire process
• Ensure Standard Operating Procedures are being followed
• Monitor Health and Safety adherence, recommending and implementing improvements when agreed
• Capture relevant capacity data across customer product range to develop the planning process
• Conduct scheduled meetings with Supervisor team to review performance, issues and targets
• Prepare, maintain and communicate production performance reports to management on a weekly basis
• As part of the role there may be a requirement to travel nationally and internationally
• Work to an Organisational Structure in the delegation of tasks
• Participate in development of the organisational structure to meet the site demands
• Performance manage, develop and motivate staff within the team
• Drive consistent systems and thinking within the organisation to develop and grow the culture
• Continuously improve flow of product through the site ideally using Lean Manufacturing methods

Education and Experience sought for this role:

• Degree in relevant field i.e. Engineering, Science, Manufacturing
• Proven experience in a similar role for 5 years or more
• Knowledge and experience working in ISO certified environment (aviation industry experience an advantage, but not essential)
• Understanding of and experience in implementing Lean Manufacturing techniques
• Experience working with ERP/MRP systems
• Excellent Project Management Skills

• An organisational-focussed thinker motivated to challenge the norm, discuss ideas and gain consensus
• Good Problem-Solving ability
• Team player who enjoys multiple interactions with fellow employees on a daily basis


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