Manufacturing Manager - Tooling - Pharma Packaging - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 90,000 - 120,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Biotech-Pharma-Medical-Device-Jobs

Job ID: JO-1901-12460

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Manufacturing Manager with 10+ years experience managing the development and training of manufacturing teams to ensure employees are highly skilled and achieving their full potential in a stimulating work environment? 

If interested in discussing this role, please contact Karen on +353-1-7978720 or send your CV to

Manufacturing Manager - Tooling - Pharma Packaging - Dublin


Our Client is a leading global independent producer of blister pack tooling and blister format parts within the Pharmaceutical Industry.. 

They are a rapidly growing company with a manufacturing base in Ireland and global clients.

Job Description

The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for leading and managing the end to end manufacturing processes, ensuring all sub functions are highly efficient, and leading a highly engaged team. 

The Manufacturing Manager will report directly to the Operations Director, and work closely with other department managers to ensure company delivery high quality products and services to our global customer base.

Engagement and Enablement: 

Lead the function and direct reports to ensure we have a highly effective workforce who are aligned to the company goals. 

Manage development and training of the team to ensure employees are highly skilled and achieving their potential. 

Devise and implement initiatives to ensure high levels of retention.


Communicate effectively across the department and across functions.

Ensure employees are informed, engage and are clear on the company’s strategy, goals and objectives.

Productivity – Oversee daily productivity, ensuring on time delivery, cost effective delivery of the production schedule. 

Monitor, track and improve daily, weekly and quarterly production KPIs.

Quality – Ensure quality metrics are achieved and quality standards are clear, understood and maintained.

Continuous improvement : 

Actively manage projects to drive culture of innovation and continuous improvement through the department, to deliver year on year efficiency improvements


Set the operational plan for department and manage effectively delivery of this.

Ensure resource, capital and manpower plans are in place for future growth

Cost control: 

Manage and control to ensure company goals are achieved.

Stakeholder management: Interface with Design, Quality, Assembly & Testing and Sales functions to ensure production lead times and quality standards are met


An experienced manufacturing / operations manager, ideally with an engineering background

Experience of leading and developing large teams, with the ability to engage, motivate and enable others.

Experience / qualification in lean continuous improvement and a proven track record of delivering improvement projects.

High problem solving capabilities.

A highly effective communicator and motivator

Experience working in a high paced dynamic environment


€90,000 - 120,000K per annum, depending on experience

Permanent position

Excellent benefits and performance incentives in this forward thinking manufacturing company.


Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position.

If you have any queries about this role, you can contact her by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720


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