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Job Description

A Business Unit Manager is required by Careerwise recruitment to work with our Clare based medical device manufacturing client.

Role of this position

  • Develop Business Unit operational plans in conjunction with Associate Director of Manufacturing to ensure alignment with overall Site and Operations functions strategy.
  • Create a highly talented team and champion a positive employee environment by promoting open communication, engagement and development of team members. Promote a culture of inclusiveness, trust, flexibility and teamwork.
  • Prepares the Manufacturing Supply Plan to meet monthly demand requirements across all product families. Responsible for all aspects of capacity planning, manufacturing & product delivery.
  • Responsible for budgeting for multiple profit centers.
  • Identifies areas of operations improvement in terms of Quality, Cost, Delivery, Supply, Safety and People.
  • Promotes and uses Lean Manufacturing concepts / tools to drive continuous improvement


  • At least 5 years manufacturing experience, preferably at production management level, within a team-based manufacturing environment (Medical Device background desirable but not essential)
  • Degree in Business or a technical discipline
  • Experience guiding and implementing change initiatives that produce greater level of innovation, quality, service, efficiency, and learning.
  • Experience with manufacturing technologies used in highly regulated / medical device industry is preferred.

Please call Michael O'Connor today for further information on 091-452410 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.

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Manufacturing & Production

Cork Office

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

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900