Production Manager

€75,000 - €95,000 yearly
  • Ardale Recruitment
  • Carlow, Ireland
  • 23/01/2023
Full time Construction Engineering Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Ardale Recruitment have a long standing and strong relationship with a leading Engineering Group working within the Mechanical, Electrical Engineering & construction sector. They are a long established Irish entity with operations across the country as well as Europe and further afield.

They currently have an opening for a Production Manager to be based in their Carlow pre fabrication facility. This recently built state of the art operation, supplies the group with pre fabricated Mechanical & Electrical elements to their various projects nationally and internationally. The ideal candidate will have a Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering background with experience in large scale heavy manufacturing.


  • Ensure production activities are effectively planned and delivered with a view to maximising production efficiency and minimising waste
  • Ensure production delivery dates are met, to an excellent standard
  • Be part of the concept to production design reviews, to ensure constructability and logistics efficiencies are implemented in the design
  • Forecast manufacturing capabilities and direct associated resources through to the release of manufacturing orders, and reporting on performance against plan
  • Work with the Design Manager and Commercial & Projects Manager to schedule production activity to meet the needs of the projects
  • Work with the EHS Lead and own Production Quality; to implement H&S and Quality processes and procedures
  • Create and deliver short, medium and long-term production plans and objectives
    Implement and monitor production KPI’s
  • Ensure all planning and scheduling is undertaken in accordance with company management system
  • Identify demand and supply gaps, and develop robust plans to fill them in conjunction with the General Manager
  • Capacity planning for workforce, including subcontractors, to ensure no interruption to the production schedule
  • Continuously seek to improve production process and maximise MMC & digitalisation opportunities 
  • Provide review of production and demand KPI’s on a weekly report
  • Standardise processes across all production and where required commissioning / integration sites
  • Develop and maintain positive client relationships for all projects 

Excellent long term career prospects in this growing part of the business.

KEY Competencies

Mechanical Engineering, Offsite Construction