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Operations Lead

Location: Sligo, Ireland

Permanent Position

Full Management Responsibility for Manufacturing



Full Management Responsibility for the Manufacturing Function of the business including:

  • Project scheduling

  • Resource management

  • Inventory management

  • Continuous improvement

  • Quality & compliance (with focus to Machinery Directives and IEC Standards)


  • Manufacturing (Output)

  • Quality (Outputs)

  • Team (Technicians) development and training


  • General Management:

  • Workshop ‘Floor’ Management (Manufacturing Environment)

  • Inventory Management (all company stock)

  • Purchasing Management and Control

  • Management of Technicians / Other Team Member Performance (5S System)

  • Design and Design Management

  • Design – Electrical (SolidWorks (Electrical)/other)

  • Attend design team meetings as required

  • Manufacturing/Product Building Management

  • Panel Building – Metal Work

  • Panel Building – Wiring

  • Panel Building – Labelling/Presentation

  • Testing / Inspection / Validation Management

  • Panel Testing

  • Programming & Software Management & Training

  • PLC Programming

  • HMI Programming

  • Training and development of Technicians will be the main focus of this component.

  • General Operational Duties

  • Sistema Reports

  • Cable Organising

  • HMI Manuals

  • Translations

  • Developing standard templates that will be used for the document pack to accompany any project

  • Training Technicians on Doc Completion

  • Quality checks to ensure documents are completed correctly


Qualifications, Key Skills and Experience:
  • People Management Experience is essential – specifically the management of people in a performance based context

  • Client Relationship Management Experience is essential

  • A Technical / Engineering Qualification or an Apprenticeship with suitable experience is essential

  • Experience in a similar role is preferable but applicants from the engineering and/or automation sectors will be considered once they meet with requirements 1 to 3



  • Excellent salary

  • Real career progression opportunities in a specialist field



Job ID: EE030124

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