See All Jobs

Manufacturing & Production

Job Description

Excellent Opportunity for an ASSISTANT VALUE STREAM MANAGER required by CareerWise Recruitment for our MAYO based client. Looking for an ambitious Operations individual that wants to progress their career within a Multinational environment. The primary focus of this role is to provide day to day operational leadership to a Value Stream business unit, contributing to the delivery of the annual business plan within budget. This entails leading and coordinating Production activities and resources. This is a permanent full-time opportunity with an attractive salary and benefits package on offer for the right candidate.

Role of this position

  • Manages effective daily shop floor stand-up meetings / pulse walks to delegate priority tasks to provide clear ownership & direction.
  • Liaise with SME Engineering and the VS Maintenance function thus ensuring that effective maintenance systems support schedule adherence. This responsibility includes escalation of unplanned interruptions and root causing of same.
  • Work closely with QA to ensure the production of quality products and generally seeks methods to improve quality performance.
  • Support production planning initiatives and requests for planned interruptions.
  • Support, coach and mentor direct employees to ensure they are competent to implement HPS, run GB/BB projects, 5S and other tasks.
  • Leadership of headline metrics including safety, quality, service and cost.
  • Support Quality System Requirements, compliance, CAPAs and develop a culture of quality excellence.
  • Customer focused, understands business finance & importance of the Value Stream key operational performance indicators including OEE /efficiency, effectiveness, and waste reduction.
  • Contribute to Value Stream budgets development including headcount with subsequent accountability for all direct, indirect & overhead cost elements


  • Primary degree in an Engineering, Manufacturing or Business discipline.
  • Post graduate degree in Continuous Improvement, Operations, Business or Engineering discipline is desirable but not essential.
  • c5+ years of functional leadership experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • c3 years Lean/Six Sigma experience.
  • Previous experience of Class II medical device industry desirable.
  • Experience with moderate to high automation desirable.
  • An individual with strong technical acumen / background is highly desirable.

Please call Louise Mulligan today for further information on 094 9003979 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

Apply Now

Manufacturing & Production

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900