Production Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 2022-16971
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Waters
  • Location: Wexford, County Wexford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science, Business Management
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Supervisor to collaborate with a deverse team and who is accountable for the Supervision / Management of engaging resources to meet department metrics. The newly expanded state of the art department works on a 2 shift cycle delivering benefit to our valued customers by producing High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography and Nano Technology Columns. The position would suit an enthusiastic team player who is seeking a rewarding career in a busy manufacturing department.


  • Day to day supervision and development of a Manufacturing Team
  • Ensure daily/weekly Targets/KPIs are being achieved - product output, yield, product availability, department efficiencies etc.
  • Work closely with Support Deparrtments (Materials/Engineering) - to ensure continuity of product Supply - measuring machine downtime, product cycle time etc.
  • Make sure that all production practices are in accordance with appropraite quality standards (21CFR820, ISO9001, ISO13485, GMP)
  • Responsible for the development, safety and performance of all members of the team
  • Identify and implement improvements and upgrades in the area and support/promote the innovation initiative.  Support all Lean Transformation initiatives within the area and participate in/lead projects as required
  • Ensure that all persons are adequately trained and ensure that an accurate skills matrix is maintained, identifying opportunities for cross-training as required




Degree in Chemistry or equivalent qualification and/or relevant years’ experience.



Previous Supervisory experience in a GMP environment is preferable with experience in 21CFR820, ISO9001 and ISO13485.



  • Have good people management skills
  • Have good technical ability and aptitude for troubleshooting
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate sound judgment/rationale.
  • Good report writing and reviewing skills.
  • Proven ability to identify and deliver continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Show ability to work on own initiative and multitask


Travel (If Applicable):


Company Description

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for more than 60 years. With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.   


Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow. 

Waters Wexford:

People create the Waters difference. By engaging with our talented and diverse workforce we continuously evolve, develop and enhance our state-of-the-art manufacturing and development facilities at Wexford. Deliver benefit at the world’s leading speciality measurement company where our advanced technologies include chromatography columns, solid-phase extraction devices, mass spectrometry instruments, software and reagent kits. The Wexford operation is a strategically important component of Waters Corporation’s global manufacturing footprint.