Operations Manager - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Wicklow
  • Permanent
  • 27th June 2024
  • -
  • Ref ID: #41635

Job Description

  • Location: Wicklow, Wicklow
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #41635

Operations and Operational Excellence Manager

Osborne Executive Search is proudly partnering with a leading industrial manufacturer to find an experienced Operations and Operational Excellence Manager for their Irish site.
This key role involves overseeing production, driving operational excellence, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Reporting to: General Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead production and support teams, optimizing resources and supporting future expansion.
  • Drive Operational Excellence (OPEX) initiatives using lean leadership practices.
  • Analyse data and KPIs to identify and implement improvement opportunities.
  • Manage departmental P&L, ensuring cost efficiency.
  • Lead innovation, automation, and digitalization projects.
  • Support business continuity planning and insurance assessment.
  • Develop and monitor training plans for staff.
  • Deputize for the General Manager as needed.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Technical training in Engineering or relevant Trade, with a business qualification (minimum degree level).
  • Experience managing 30-50 reports and formal leadership training.
  • Proven success in driving operational excellence in a WCM environment.
  • Experience with injection moulding or steel stamping is a plus.


  • Strong leadership and strategic vision.
  • Ability to influence and develop team members.
  • Innovative problem solver with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Proficient in ERP systems (preferably SAP) and strong IT skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving abilities.

For more information, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Stefan Ion or email your CV to [email protected] Please submit your updated CV in Word Format. 
If you are living in Ireland and hold a valid work permit we would love to hear from you, if however you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search
Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456