Elk Recruitment

Production Supervisor

Position: Production Supervisor

Location: Kilkenny

Salary: DOE

About the Role:

Our client are experts in the extraction, manufacture and supply of Irish Blue Limestone, and proudly serve in the construction of prestige edifices worldwide.


  • Oversee the daily production activities to ensure schedules are met.

  • Coordinate with other departments (e.g., Quality Control, Maintenance, Supply Chain) to ensure seamless operations.

  • Monitor and adjust production schedules as needed to address any issues or delays.

  • Monitor consumables and relay information with purchasing (packaging/cutting/power tools)

  • Supervise on-site contractors for production and maintenance.

  • Coordinate collections of finished goods (pallets/slabs/blocks)

  • Coordinate deliveries with purchasing and maintenance/stores.

  • Promote health and safety in every aspect of job.

  • Ensure that problems are solved effectively, efficiently, and in a cost effectively manner.

  • Ensure all works are carried out to the best standards, policies and procedures.

  • Plan, control and organise all maintenance activities, internal, external, and contractors.

  • Drive production efficiencies through the production function where possible.

  • Work with site Management team, working with other departments, and be a good team player, with good communications.


  • Minimum of 2-5 years of supervisory experience.

  • Excellent time management and flexibility.

  • Computer literacy and ability to use spreadsheets and other basic computer programmes necessary.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of people management.

  • Ability to take ownership of issues and follow through to completion.

  • Good Interpersonal skills, building strong working with relationships with stakeholders both internal and external.

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place.

Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in Ireland.

Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more call Arlene on 0860651940 in complete confidence.


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