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Manufacturing Operations Director - North East

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  • Louth / Meath / Dublin North
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 18/10/2017
  • Zuzana Foley
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Manufacturing Operations Director - North East -D004774 Please hit the apply now button above and Zuzana who is based in our Dundalk office will be in contact if you are suitable.


Manufacturing Operations Director - North East -D004774

Recruitment Plus is currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Operations Director who will develop and continuously improve the safety, delivery capability, quality and productivity of the our client's operations.  This includes ensuring that the Supply operation has the correct level of competence, motivation and efficiency in order to be competitive and meet profitability, quality and growth objectives.

Key areas of responsibilities:

  • Implementation of Supply strategy
  • Environmental, Health and Safety
  • Capacity and Production Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Production Engineering and New Product Introduction
  • Quality Assurance
  • Business Processes

Location: Commutable from Dublin North, Dublin West, Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Cavan and Down.


  • Third level degree and/or Master's degree in a relevant business discipline.
  • At least 7-10 years of relevant Industrial experience in production and supply chain management.
  • At least 5-7 years within a modern factory management role, with 3 to 5 years of which should be at Senior Management level, within a multi-national, global company.
  • Awareness of the importance of Health and Safety, with the responsibility of securing own and co-workers' safety and health at all times in line with the Company's Health and Safety statement, policy and Risk Assessments.
  • In depth knowledge of the principles of Lean Manufacturing and how it supports the overall business strategy.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with drive and initiative.
  • Strong people management skills and experience, to achieve full alignment of each individual team member's performance with the business strategy and goals.
  • Experience of working within a unionized environment would be beneficial and in dealing with disputes and grievances that may arise.
  • Cross functional experience between the Supply function, R&D, Sourcing and Sales & Service.
  • Flexible to travel if required.

Position Requirements:

Key tasks:

  • Develop long and short-term capacity plans in order to meet customer demand.
  • Develop and monitor performance goals (KPI's) in order to achieve overall financial targets and initiate corrective and preventive actions when necessary.
  • Determine and implement annual plans and budget in order to achieve overall strategic objectives.
  • Secure resources and competencies to manage the strategy and day to day operations.
  • Supply the customers with the right products, at competitive prices and consistent quality in order to meet customer expectations.
  • Implement World-class principles in order to secure the most cost efficient production in the business.
  • Direct, support and coach your teams in order to secure continuous development of the right competencies, efficient working methods and stimulating working environment.



Please hit the apply now button above and Zuzana who is based in our Dundalk office will be in contact if you are suitable.

Unfortunately, Recruitment Plus is not in a position to respond to each individual application due to the high volume of submissions.  We will only contact those candidates whose CV matches the criteria for the vacancy. Thank you for your patience.

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