Plant Manager

Contact Niamh Kedney
  • Salary: €90,000 - €100,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Mission CriticalAdvanced Manufacturing

Our client are currently seeking a Plant Manager to join their team in Dublin. Our client are specialists in raised access flooring manufacturing, supplying and installing.

This is a full-time, permanent role.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Divisional Operations Director and will have direct responsibility for the manufacturing, warehouse, logistics and support services on site.

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  • Create a safe working environment and develop a positive safety culture on site
  • Evaluate site Safety, Health & Environment risks and implement improvement projects
  • Maintain certified systems for Safety (ISO 45001), Quality (ISO 9001), Environment (ISO 14001), Energy Management (ISO 50001), Execution of Steel & Aluminium (EN 1090), and Compliance Management (ISO 37301).
  • Lead site compliance team
  • Work with the commercial team to develop a robust S&OP process
  • Work alongside Purchasing and Suppliers to ensure all material requirements are competitively sourced and supplied as required
  • Maintain tight inventory control
  • Develop a systematic continuous improvement approach on site, periodically evaluate factory performance, identify key losses, develop & implement a site improvement plan
  • Work with the divisional engineering manager to evaluate and optimise the current maintenance strategy and improve equipment reliability.
  • Work with the divisional engineering manager to define the strategic development plan for the site, identify all manufacturing equipment and infrastructure investment requirements.
  • Work with the engineering team responsible for new product development to ensure product design is optimised for manufacturing & support the implementation of new products on site.
  • Provide effective communication of the site Vision, Objectives and Performance to all employees.
  • Develop and implement ongoing evaluation and training programs for all staff and maintain a succession plan for all key operations positions.
  • Build a highly motivated and professional team who can rise to meet the demands of a fast-paced challenging business environment.
  • Target and achieve Grade 1 on Corporate internal factory audits.


  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Third level qualification in Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical/Industrial Engineering
  • Experience implementing and maintaining ISO 45001/14001/50001/9001/37301/EN1090
  • Previous experience managing H&S process and procedures
  • Previous experience managing a fabrication & assembly environment is desirable
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Knowledge of WCM, lean or similar processes
  • Excellent decision making skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Financial capacity control manufacturing costs

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