Recruitment – Production Manager

We are currently recruiting for the following position-Production Manager

The Company:

Highway Safety Developments Ltd is quality certified manufacturing and services company. CE certified road signs and structures manufacturer, with ISO9001 and OHSAS18001 certification. Based in Knocktopher, Co. Kilkenny, we require a Production manager reporting to and working closely with the senior management team. The business is a fast moving one with customer lead-times and delivery expectations at the forefront of what we do.

The Role:

The role is a new one in a very exciting time in our on-going development as a company. The responsible person will require high levels of organisation and the ability to develop a systems-based approach to how we organise and manage our Production across a range of different departments.

The role includes:

  • Acting as a conduit between Sales and the Production facility in terms of overall control
  • Planning and organising production scheduling.
  • Manage all activities of large multiple varied manufacturing teams
  • Responsible for achieving company objectives related to safety, quality, cost, delivery, and productivity.
  • Manage and continuously improve policies, procedures, programs, and operational activities.
  • Motivate, train and direct employees.
  • Manage the internal resource requirements to match Sales
  • Drive and implement several Key Performance Indicators directly related to the Company Monthly targets and to manage these at a weekly/daily level for manufacturing
  • Target and lead a culture of Continuous Improvement driven by Lean principles
  • Drive an adherence to Standard Work in our processes, whilst maintaining quality.

Suitable candidate skillset:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Production Management role, in a busy manufacturing environment
  • Must have strong reporting systems experience & PC based skills, previous experience with an MRP system would be beneficial
  • Must be energetic and open to a constantly changing manufacturing and technological environment
  • A good understanding of Lean/Process Improvement methodologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork and flexible approach

To apply, please forward your CV and cover letter to:



Post to:

HR Department
Highway Safety Developments Ltd,
Co. Kilkenny.
R95 TW83

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