Production Supervisor - County Wexford
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.
16 days ago