ID: 57ab8

Shift Manager


Facilities Management


permanent fulltime


competitive annual


Leixlip, County Kildare,

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Shift Manager

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We’re Hiring Shift Managers

Westerwood Global provides service solutions ranging from entry–level to experienced personnel, within high tech manufacturing facilities. We are a trusted partner for the world’s leading semiconductor companies and are looking for Shift Managers to lead our Teams based on our Customer's site in Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

The person for the job

  • Proven leadership skills and experience
  • Physical stamina to work the duration of a 12-hour shift
  • Technical aptitude
  • A strong team player
  • Have excellent organisational and time keeping skills
  • Ability to adapt to different tasks
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team – act as a leader and mentor

Purpose of the role

As a Shift Manager, you will act as the main point of contact for all matters arising in Operational activities on your shift, as well as all people management activities within your rostered team. You will champion and drive the core values of the company and act as a leader to your team.

Role Requirements

  • Level 7 Management qualification desired but not essential
  • Experience in a leadership role within a high-volume manufacturing environment or similar industry
  • Ability to prioritise and maintain oversight across a number of functional areas
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office – with particular working knowledge of Excel
  • Working knowledge of Time & Attendance system management and functional use
  • Ability to work a 4-shift cycle, 12-hour shifts (day & night including weekends)
  • Ability to wear PPE in a Cleanroom environment
  • 100% compliance with all safety and protocol specs and regulations

What you will be doing

  • Performance Management – acting as first point of contact for all complaints and carrying out grievance and disciplinary procedures as relevant
  • Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly one-2-one meetings for overall team
  • Managing all escalation’s made by the Shift Coordinator
  • Accountable for the creation of communications and distribution to all employees in conjunction with the Head of Operations and HR Department
  • Softworks System Administration – Responsibility for all timesheet creations, amendments and approvals
  • Absence Management & Approve shift changes, vacation approval and organisation of coverage, absence coverage and overtime needs – reflecting as relevant in Softworks
  • R&R Administration
  • Performance Reviews and Ratings
  • Involved in internal and external recruitment, candidate identification, interviews and offer recommendations
  • Liaising with the HR Department on a regular basis


  • Manages safety training requirements
  • Safety incident/accident investigation
  • Owns safety for all areas on shift
  • Own investigation on accidents / incidents and sign off for delivery to insurance company
  • Accountable for ensuring spec adherence is maintained, and that safety and quality requirements remain a focus at all times
  •  Accountable for area understanding of required safety standards and compliance to training requirements
  • Accountable for SCUBS and AAR's


  •  Runs Ops meeting and owns AR’s (Actions Required)
  • Champions Metrics (assign overall responsibility for Metrics)
  • Gathers performance management data
  • Rotating attendance at area pass down meetings
  • Create documents from learnings and complete training
  • Review all AR Creations & Analysis
  • Populates Dashboard
  • Presents focus meetings/stand-downs/toolbox talks
  • Owns data collection and report management
  • Drives core values
  • Accountable and mentors on root cause analysis
  • Monitor group training inclusive of direct reports


  • Primary Customer POC and delivery of priority changes to service and team.
  • Monitor and control customer dashboard with comms and general interaction
  • Attend Customer meetings

Any other duties as reasonably required as part of the role.

Benefits of working with Westerwood Global

  • Discounted rates of on-site facilities
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Reward & Recognition Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development
  • Opportunities for career progression

About Westerwood Global

  • We provide a positive working environment – with emphasis on teamwork, positive interactions, and sense of community
  • We focus on good communication – open channels, open door policy and regular company updates
  • We provide opportunities to gain experience, develop skills and gain invaluable knowledge of the semi-conductor and high-tech industry

If this position sounds interesting to you, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Send us a mail or click below to apply. We appreciate your interest in working with us and look forward to hearing from you.

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