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Production Supervisor

MSA Safety Ireland
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5 Jul 2023

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Production Supervisor - Permanent Role
ManpowerGroup are recruiting for an exciting role with our partner MSA Safety.

Our client
MSA Safety - global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures manufacturing industry in Ireland, based in Galway

What's on Offer?

  • Tuesday - Friday schedule
  • Attractive salary
  • Free onsite parking,
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities, full training provided, opportunities to grow
  • State-of-the art Canteen, free Coffee/Tea/Fruit provided
  • Pension and healthcare

Working hours:
Tuesday - Friday

  • Tuesday - Thursday 7:30am - 6pm
  • Friday 7:30am - 5pm
  • Flexibility required as cross over from Evening and Night shift is required to be managed

Description of duties and role responsibilities:

  • Supervise the processes and people within the Manufacturing /Production department
  • Focus on product all the way from parts availability for production and assembly through assembly and test and onwards to ready for dispatch.
  • This position demands a high degree of flexibility being able to modify duties from time to time to support key areas of the business when needed such as product and process issues, lean and continuous improvement projects as well as continually supporting and improving safety, people, quality, delivery and cost related items.

Required Skills for this Role:

  • Proven ability to lead cross functional manufacturing teams of 20+ associates.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven proficiency in MS word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Minimum 2/3 years' experience in a supervisory role within a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities to promote teamwork, delegation, individual responsibility and positive employee morale.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to coach, develop others and to build and maintain good working relationships at all levels within the organisation.
  • Experience working with ERP and/or MRP software systems.

Educational Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma level or equivalent in Industrial, Manufacturing or Electronic Engineering.


Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. The company’s leading market positions across nearly all of its core products are supported and enabled by a strong commitment to investing in new product development that continually raises the bar for safety equipment performance, all while upholding an unwavering commitment to integrity.

Recognised for their market leading innovation, many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations. The company's comprehensive product line, which is governed by rigorous safety standards across highly regulated industries, is used by workers around the world in a broad range of markets. These include the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, the fire service, the construction industry, industrial manufacturing applications, mining and the military. MSA's core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection products, firefighter protective apparel and helmets, and fall protection devices.

With 2017 revenues of $1.2 billion, MSA employs approximately 4,700 people worldwide. MSA is headquartered north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township, Pa., and has manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. With more than 40 international locations, MSA realizes approximately half of its revenue from outside North America.

For more information visit MSA's web site at


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