Job Description



Contact: Fiona Keane
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 7738651

Operations Supervisor
Our client, a medical device company in Limerick is currently looking to recruit a Operations Supervisor for their site.

Job Description
  • Your key responsibilities:
  • Leads operations improvement projects and participates in site or campus operational initiatives.
  • Under limited supervision, plans, conducts and supervises assignments.
  • Reviews progress and evaluates results.
  • Recommends changes in procedures and process improvements.
  • Accountable for the maximisation of resources available to deliver outstanding results on all key performance metrics across the Business unit.
  • Deputises for Operations Manager and represents the Business Unit/Value Stream at site and operation’s forums.
  • May manage a number of production teams to meet customer requirements and deliver KPIs in Quality, Service, Cost and People Development.
  • Participates in budget setting for the business unit.
  • Drives a proactive and compliant approach to environmental, health and safety.
  • Champions 6S process, standards, and objectives through coaching, mentoring and setting direction.
  • Mentor and coach for Graduate(s) and Operations Supervisors.
  • Inspires others by setting the standards, building trust and partnerships, collaborating and encouraging diverse perspectives always acting with integrity.
  • Creates a positive employee relations environment and facilitates high engagement across a number of production teams and with cross functional teams.
  • Provides timely feedback and review, and ensures all performance issues are dealt with in a constructive, fair and prompt manner. Ensures that all employees are treated with fairness and respect.

What are we looking for:
  • Degree or Masters in Business, Production Management, Engineering or similar Discipline or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • 7 years minimum experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 4 years minimum Supervisor experience.
  • Supervises Production Team(s) or a number of indirect staff.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of a production environment to the completion of complex assignments.
  • Usually works with a minimum of supervision, conferring with leader on unusual matters.
  • Demonstrated leadership aptitude to work with people and set direction as part of a cross functional team and across a large number of teams.
  • Excellent knowledge & computer skills in MS Excel, Powerpoint & Word.
  • Business acumen with an ability to deliver process improvement objectives.
  • Good knowledge of GMP / FDA regulatory requirements, housekeeping, health and safety.
  • Genuine interest in investing in people and facilitates individual and team engagement and development.
  • Ability to coach, provide effective feedback and manage performance.
  • Problem solving methodology experience required with process knowledge desirable.
• Can interpret and analyse information and translate into operation actions.
• Excellent Influencing and communication skills in a matrix organisation


For further information on Operations Supervisor role in Limerick please contact Fiona on 086 7738651 / recruit@hero.ie

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