Senior Engineering Supervisor

  • Sligo
  • Permanent
  • JO-1904-64421_1556787018


Senior Engineering Supervisor

Reporting to the Engineering , EHS & Operations Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and developing the Operations Engineering Team to meet the challenging requirements of a competitive Medical Device Industry.
  • Ensuring a data driven, innovative culture and effective problem solving approach.
  • Ensuring the group has a balanced skill-set of effective problem solvers, specialists and experience.
  • Developing and manage staff under the Operations Engineering umbrella.
  • Driving engineering based Value Add and Cost Reduction initiatives and projects.
  • Monitoring changes in technologies and recommend/implement changes in strategies/processes that will result in reduced schedules, cost reductions and quality improvements.
  • Liaising with other departments and functions to ensure all Engineering expectations are met and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Providing engineering support requirements over 3 shifts.
  • Managing a diverse array of Engineering related projects.
  • Managing safety of systems and processes.
  • Ensuring execution of Business Excellence principles throughout the plant.
  • Driving DMI initiatives within the Engineering function generating cost savings
  • Developing the skills of the Engineers and craft within the engineering function.


  • Engineering related degree or higher.
  • A minimum of five years experience in a manufacturing environment; at least three of which managing people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly developed coaching, mentoring and communication skills
  • Strong Team building skills with proven abilities in decision-making and sound personal judgements.
  • Proven capability in implementation of Process capability and Business Excellence principles in every aspect of engineering.
  • Proven track record or demonstrated ability in Project Management.
  • Ability to work on platforms, scaffolding and ladders.
  • Good mental ability to logically follow a line of though for problem solving.
  • Specialized skills and procedural knowledge are essential.
  • This person must have persuasion and direction skills which will be required to convert the thinking of others where gathering acceptance may be difficult but important site performance and strategy.

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