Production Supervisor




Production Supervisor

Location(s): Galway, Ireland

Job ID: 13758


As our Production Supervisor, you will manage, lead, and motivate a group of enthusiastic and committed production staff.  The ideal candidate will be a team-player, have excellent communication skills and have previous experience within a similar role. The Production Supervisor will be on a rotating shift pattern which includes night duty.


Who are we?  

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.   We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


HID's Citizen's Identification Business Area:

As the fastest growing solution provider in citizen identity, HID Global is challenging the status quo with its collaborative approach to solutions delivery. We are positioned to deliver complex, scalable and future proof government programs, while empowering local government and partners.


As our Production Supervisor, you’ll support HID’s success by preforming the below: 

  • Ensuring that employees and visitors work safely in accordance to the company’s systems of work.
  • Contributing to the H&S team in continually revising the safety system.
  • Being responsible for day-to-day operations in the production area.
  • Ensuring communication to staff of products, policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Promoting the growth of staff development, including training and performance management.
  • Smooth running of operations on shift.
  • Displaying leadership and guidance to the production team, promote and implement systems and initiatives.
  • Instructing and assigning tasks to employees.
  • Facilitating continuous improvement activities.
  • Adhere to, and enforce security, quality policies and procedures.
  • Regular reporting to the management team as required.
  • Managing timely purchase of essential departmental supplies within departmental budget.
  • Ensuring all production documentation is completed and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Planning staffing levels to maintain optimum levels of output.
  • Maintaining a professional & satisfactory work environment for staff.
  • Recruiting staff as required.
  • Demonstrating decision-making with a reasoning for interpretation of right & wrong.
  • Monitoring performance to metrics; manage resources and priorities to achieve targets.
  • Assisting in the development and transfer of new processes.
  • Attending and deliver training sessions when required.


What we will love about your background:

  • Passionate about working in a team and having a “can do” attitude
  • Demonstrates good leadership skills
  • Executing requests quickly, completely and with high quality
  • Have attention to detail and be diligent in terms of follow-up
  • Have calm demeanor and be able to maintain composure under pressure



Your Experience and Education include:         

  • A minimum of 1+ years’ experience in a similar supervisory or management position (other relevant experience my also qualify)
  • Third level qualification in an engineering discipline an advantage
  • Display flexible, communicative and team-working attributes.
  • Previous experience in RFID card manufacturing or secure printing industry a distinct advantage
  • Qualification if a quality discipline (e.g. lean process, six sigma) an advantage



Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.


Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork including international travel, therefore employee must possess or can acquire a valid passport


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Galway, IE

Production & Skilled Trades
Mid-senior level