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Production Manager

Production Manager

Production Manager 

JWR Employment Specialists have an excellent opportunity for a Production Manager for a growing mechanical fabrication and manufacturing company located in Castlebar, Mayo.

The role which is reporting to the CEO will be responsible for the supervision and co-ordination of the fabrication and installation process for the company who are specialists in ventilation ducting.

Duties and responsibilities include;

  • Supervision of a team of fitters within the fabrication
  • Ensure that SOS meetings are held every
  • Responsible for all fabrication processes and efficient running of all workshop
  • Co-ordination with Sales & Engineering & Finance on Production planning on weekly/monthly and 3/6 month lookahead.
  • Allocating work to fabricators in accordance with directions.
  • Ensure that the ramp rate and factory outputs are met – Hiring of staff.
  • Implementing KPIs per factory functional
  • Reading and interpreting manufacturing engineering
  • Ensuring the safe operation and maintenance of all equipment – working with vendors on planning of maintenance and upkeep of
  • Ensuring all work is carried out to quality and specification requirements in a timely manner and quality checked before
  • Ensuring housekeeping is ongoing by maintaining a clean and safe
  • Opening and closing the workshop on a daily
  • Maintaining work and project timesheets, keeping track of hours on each
  • Ensuring workshop
  • Understanding all fabrication processes and be able to estimate job duration
  • Motivating workshop employees to work in an effective and efficient
  • Be aware of local sources of industrial tools, materials and consumables
  • Contacting with procurement of material and stock control – min/max
  • Coordination of all incoming and outgoing
  • Ensure and prepare for all customer visit/Audits/ISO documentation and specification and up to date.
  • Ensuring outgoing deliveries are packaged securely for
  • Occasional site visits (nationally) to inspect/assist with ductwork

Skills and experience;

  • Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering/Industrial Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a production environment with experience in production planning and scheduling.
  • Experience managing/leading a team.
  • An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills.