Our client, a global leader in innovative components for the Pharmaceutical & Biotech industries, has retained us to recruit a Site Director (General Manager).

The Site Director has primary responsibility for the operational planning of the facility (located in the South East of Ireland) and accountability for its successful execution.  The position manages, directs and coordinates day-to-day operations to provide a safe, reliable and efficient facility.  The position leads the management team proactively addressing the needs of the organization.

Key Responsibilities include;

Direct and lead the site to meet and exceed customer requirements in terms of safety, quality, cost, delivery and service.

Ensures products meet the requirements of approved production plans within quality limits & consistent with regulatory requirements.

Responsible for identifying opportunities to improve customer service, quality, safety performance, and costs.

Provides monthly reports and ongoing measurement of site results and various initiatives.

Inspires and guides employees toward excellence and continuous improvement.

Develops and maintains solid working relationships with the community, government agencies, and customers.

Consistently ensure compliance to all site policies, practices, procedures and guidelines.


A bachelor’s degree in a technical or business field, with a master’s degree preferred.

Proven senior leadership and operations management experience, including the management of managers/supervisors/professional employees.

Prior experience in a manufacturing setting within a regulated industry, preferably Medical Device.

Understanding and experience applying Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing principles.

A track record of establishing and maintaining positive employee relationships and communications with all levels in the organization.

Effective problem solving and interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills


This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to participate in and contribute to the continuing site start-up of a successful multinational company.  Please send full career details, quoting position no. G18030 to David Garvey at info@gmb.ie .  For an intital confidential discussion, please telephone David on (01) 2867692.  Web: www.gmb.ie

 No information will be disclosed to our client without prior permission from applicants.

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