Production Supervisor – Evening Shift

This is a unique opportunity for a top-class Production Supervisor to join this dynamic and long-established Company.  Working in a team environment, the Supervisor will have the following responsibilities:

The Job:

  • Safety
    • Ensure a safe place of work by enforcing safety guidelines and company standards
  • Quality
    • Ensure products are produced to a high quality and in accordance with their specification
    • Ensure production processes are being carried out in line with company and regulatory requirements
  • Deliveries
    • Deliver the production schedule and mitigate deviations
    • Report any material deficiencies/changes to the production schedule to relevant parties (auto, moulding, purchasing department)
    • Ensure production downtime is accurately recorded and kept to a minimum
    • Identify issues in efficiency and implement improvements
  • Continuous improvement
    • Tightly control any extra costs such as scrap, overtime, inefficiency, etc..
    • Maintain and enforce 5s standards in the bay
    • Identify and drive kaizen opportunities
  • People
    • Management of the production team – including hiring, appraising, and performance management
    • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
    • Development of the production team to ensure their flexibility and readiness for promotion
    • Work with specialist teams (quality, validation, training) to ensure that the production team and equipment are fully compliant and up to date

The Person:

  • Relevant third level qualification desirable but not essential
  • 3+ years supervisor experience of a large team (+50 people), in a manufacturing environment (preferably electronics)
  • Experience of 5S, Kaizen and other lean methodologies
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Experience in team dynamics
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

How to Apply:

Please send your CV & Cover Letter to

About Us

Ei Electronics is a successful multinational Irish company with a leadership position globally in the design and manufacture of Fire and Carbon Monoxide detection products for the residential sector.

Ei at a glance

Employing over 1,100 people, the company is headquartered in Shannon, Ireland, occupying a 33,000 m2 campus where all key manufacturing, R&D and commercial functions are located. Overseas sales and marketing subsidiaries are located in the UK, Germany, France, Poland and the USA.

The Company’s success is based on a culture of Quality, Service and Product Innovation over 30 years. R&D is the lifeblood of Ei Electronics, with sensor technologies at the core of our product advancement. As a global leader in the industry, Ei Electronics is now at the forefront of emerging Cloud-based “Connected Home” and IOT developments.

Working with one of Irelands leading indigenous electronics companies provides a wide array of opportunities and possibilities to grow.

Life at Ei

  • Work in dynamic and innovative business environment with unique cross functional involvement
  • Exceptional learning and development opportunities through our Apprenticeship, Graduate and Engineering Leadership Programmes
  • Excellent career advancement opportunities
  • Prime Midwest location offering unrivalled work-life balance
  • Inclusive Benefits package

We are constantly on the best talent in order to grow, expand and lead our teams. To become part of our organisation and thrive with us please send your CV and Cover Letter to: