Production Supervisor

Job Overview

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Department: Value Stream
Reports to: Value Stream Manager
Location: Co. Galway

The Production Supervisor is a key member of the Value team charged with leading a team of Production employees to achieve production schedules in line with customer demand.

  • Provides leadership to a team of Production personnel in achieving production builds of less invasive medical devices in line with customer requirements.
  • Recruits, motivates and leads a team to maximize performance. Handles any performance issues firmly and fairly using a leadership style that maximizes employee engagement.
  • As a key member of the Operations team on site, partners with others to ensure that the production process is streamlined and efficient and constantly applies a continuous improvement mindset throughout the process.
  • Promotes compliance and excellence within the company to customer requirements and the applicable regulatory standards.
  • Implements Quality standards and specifications and helps to ensure that Regulatory requirements are met. Continually seeks to drive improvements in product and process quality.
  • Executes required validations in line with regulatory standards to include equipment, process and product validations.
  • Develops his/her team to maximize individual and team wide potential and highlights any training or specific development needs.
  • As the leader of a large team on site, constantly acts as a champion of the Company's Values.
  • Creates and maintains required documentation in line with appropriate regulatory and quality requirements


  • An Engineering or Business degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a production supervisor ideally within a Medical Device or regulated environment.
  • Competencies and Attributes
  • Demonstrates an ability to quickly gain a detailed working knowledge of the medical device industry.
  • An established experience & capability in people management.
  • Demonstrates a progressive approach to maximising employee motivation and engagement. Can inspire high standards of performance from his/her team.
  • Acts with firmness and fairness when employee performance issues arise
  • An analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Is creative, continually learning and exploring new ideas.
  • A self starter that applies their own initiative in most situations.
  • A good team player, who works well in a small team environment, must be able to work effectively with peers in other Departments.
  • Capacity to make sound judgements while learning from mistakes.
  • Attention to detail while maintaining awareness of longer-term objectives.
  • Displays the highest levels of integrity.
  • Capacity to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality internally and externally.
  • Ability to stay calm and focussed in demanding situations.
  • Displays the potential to learn & grow in line with future business requirements.

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