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Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Circa €100K

Location: Galway, Ireland

Industry: Battery Technology

Premier Engineering has engaged with a new client and a very exciting, fast paced and rapidly growing manufacturer and integrator of electrification systems. Due to growth and expansion of the business a key opportunity has been established for Operations Manager to join on a permanent basis.


  • Provide direction and technical expertise with manufacturing techniques.
  • Making decisions and solve technical problems to provide an efficient solution to production constraints.
  • Identifying resource and equipment requirements.
  • Ability to manage change and effectively pass on the information down the line to concerned teams for smoother execution.
  • Resource management skills and ability to handle complex / sensitive issues.
  • Encouraging team interaction, boost employee motivation and appreciate team contribution.
  • Takes ownership for the current working environment in line with EH&S policy & procedures, ensure standard operating procedures & project guidelines are in place.
  • Task allocation and performance evaluation of team members utilising system tools.
  • Project scheduling and resource management, with an understanding of technical equipment within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ensuring compliance quality procedures are in place for all manufacturing requirements.
  • Must ensure teams follow the correct procedures, policies and documentation requirements across project phases.
  • Planning, budgeting and reporting on projects.
  • Develop presentations on project status, present monthly findings on lean improvement reviews.
  • Will conduct regular team meetings and track performance / progress.


  • Extensive manufacturing leadership experience within Automotive, Aerospace, Defence or similar industry.
  • Delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage projects end to end.
  • Good knowledge of various materials used within the aerospace industry.
  • Understand project requirements, coordinate with resources, and direct the projects in the right direction in a timely manner.
  • Lead Continuous Improvement / change management within their area
  • Ensure all colleagues are focused on customer and leadership objectives
  • Effectively lead teams and inspire others to achieve goals through innovation, quality and excellence.
  • Ability to identify strengths and weaknesses of team members and suitably make changes if required.
  • Manufacturing & Quality techniques – IATF16949, ISO9001, Six Sigma.
  • Provide an efficient working atmosphere to project teams and ensure objectives are met on time.

Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply!
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