Production Manager

Shannon Europe, Middle East and AfricaIrelandShannon
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Production Manager

Location: Shannon, Ireland

#Securing your Future!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based in Shannon, Clare, that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility, and career opportunity.

The Company:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places, and things. Everyday millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified, and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions, and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit or check us out on

The Position:

The Production Manager will contribute to exceptional levels of Customer Satisfaction and improved Operational Efficiency by fostering a safety and quality conscious, standards based, performance driven culture within the Production Department of HID Global, Shannon.

This role will be a member of the Regional Leadership Team and will oversee a team of Production Leads, Operatives, and a Manufacturing / Process Engineer. 

The Production Department’s contributions are critical to the success of the, PACS (access control card and reader configuration), Secure Issuance (printer configuration, repair, and transformation of associated consumables) and EAT (embedded and logical access reader configuration) business within HID Global. 

You will collaborate with global peers and Manufacturing Engineering to establish standard work with measurable hourly and daily output requirements

What we are looking for:

Key Skills for this role include:

Systems based thinking and excellent analytical skills are required. The ideal candidate will possess an innate sense of collaboration and interpersonal abilities.

You should have the ability to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute to the effectiveness of the organization. As well as a drive for results through timely decision making and the ability to prioritize, plan and measure work.

Knowledge of Order to Delivery functionality within Oracle ERP (or similar) is required

Candidates should have varying levels of experience with:

  • Materials Resource Planning and Capacity Resource Planning
  • Lean Principles: 5S, Value Stream Mapping, Theory of Constraints, Kaizen, etc.
  • Production Scheduling, Capacity Modeling, Job Sequencing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Inventory Management, Inventory Control and Material Handling

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering (Industrial or Manufacturing preferred)
  • 8+ years working in and / or supporting a high-tech Production environment as well as 3+ years managing people (either direct supervisory or project management)
  • Experience operating within a Matrix organizational structure
  • Lean Manufacturing and / or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Project Management Certification and / or experience is preferred
  • Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is a plus

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Occasional business travel
  • Work as part of a global team

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.