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Operational Director

Dublin, Leinster, IrelandOperations

Job description

The Director of Operations is a professional who will manage the daily activities within Castolin by overseeing several departments to implement production and strategic planning to meet company goals and customer requirements. 

  • Liaising with superiors to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals. Planning and monitoring the Operational day to day functioning to ensure smooth progress.
  • Assists upper management in setting goals that promote company growth: both locally and regionally
  • Develops plans to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Review financial information and adjust operational budgets to promote profitability
  • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and metrics. Revise and/or formulate policies and promote their implementation
  • Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors
  • Prepares budgets, schedules, and other organizational reports as needed
  • Oversee customer support processes and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Manages team workloads in order to meet goals and deadlines. Improves existing systems and policies
  • Manages stock and inventory locally and regionally. Oversees manufacturing functions
  • Works closely with other departments to promote efficient factory optimization
  • Identifies improvement areas and plans and implements systems to boost company effectiveness. Manages internal and external service suppliers
  • Executes plans designed to meet company goals by changing policies and coaching employees
  • Ensure Time & Attendance sheets, OEE, yield, efficiency, quality data is collated into weekly incentive file for perf management & payroll – work as necessary with the Process Engineers.
  • Drive manufacturing site continuous improvement through relevant product quality/development meetings (new raw material, product revisions, improvement works).
  • Qualification & sign off of any mods/improvements at existing lines.
  • Actively contribute to QMS meetings quarterly. Working with Finance to manage all product recycling to commercially benefit the plant.

Job requirements

  • Must have at least 7 years’ experience in manufacturing management and planning with at least 5 years running full operations with more than 50 FTE.
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements for operating plants
  • Strong aptitude for root cause analysis and troubleshooting operational issues
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 applications and computer technology
  • Familiar with operating plant equipment safely and efficiently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • Strong leadership and managerial attributes. Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Must be educated to a minimum of Engineering Degree

What we offer:

  • Annual vacation days as per the local law
  • flat hierarchy
  • An attractive and performance-based compensation package


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