Job Description

Production Supervisor - County Wexford

Ref No: AM17626

County Wexford, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Production Supervisor - County Wexford.

This role operates on a multi-product / multi-ingredient site, supporting a multi-skilled Operations Team in a pro-active, hands-on way, and has responsibility for all aspects of team performance. The Supervisor reports to the Production Manager and is expected to play a key role as a member of the Operations Team. This position will be required to work on a shift pattern.

Key Responsibilities:

• This role is responsible for supervision of employees where strong leadership skills are required for the effective leadership of the team.
• Ensure Production is carried out to high quality standards and in a timely manner, adhering to Production Schedules, to meet customer orders and maintain appropriate inventory levels.
• Provide direct reports with leadership, direction, training and coaching to achieve work objectives and improve performance and skills
• Support the Production Planner in preparing and validating of Production Schedules.
• Accountable for adherence to Production Schedule by ensuring all equipment, materials and resources are scheduled appropriately.
• Maintain the plant’s manufacturing equipment in sanitary condition according to Company GMP policies and procedures in order to assure the quality of the manufactured product.
• Coordinate and ensure process and equipment changeovers are completed effectively and efficiently, ensuring maximum uptime of equipment.
• Issue daily orders/production plans and distribute to appropriate personnel for Staging and Manufacturing.
• Monitor and assist with the overall product manufacturing process and resolve issues.
• Review production records, calculate production yields and scrap quantities in order to accurately record material usage variances.
• Report finished production process data to Manager for approval to assure quality of material released for distribution
• Accountable for compliance via batch record completion, risk assessments, closing out corrective actions, participate in audits and inspections and proactively highlighting any issues around compliance.
• Prepare (e.g inspect, verify condition) all equipment used in the manufacturing process prior to use in order to ensure smooth, sanitary and safe operation
• Implement, evaluate, and maintain effective application of the Quality System across all production activities, ensuring product quality as defined by Company requirements

Skills and experience required for this role:
• Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Food Science or relevant science discipline
• At least 7 years’ experience in Food, Beverage, Flavours or Pharma environment
• Proven people management skills in a people focused, team-based environment
• Advanced knowledge and application of Good Manufacturing Practices in a World Class Manufacturing environment
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage multiple conflicting demands and to prioritise accordingly
• High level of PC literacy
• Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and coordinate efforts around process improvements
• Ability to apply technical knowledge to deliver improvements

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