Packaging Supervisor


Dublin, IE

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Manufacturing
Req Id:  515245

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

At Grifols, we believe that diversity adds value to our business, our teams, and our culture. We are committed to equal employment opportunities that foster an inclusive environment.


Packaging Operations Supervisor provides leadership, cross-functional development, tactical direction, and technical expertise to operational and clerical personnel in various stages of team development in the packaging of Grifols products.

Responsible for teams and all operational activities affecting the business. Maximizes the potential of all team members and fosters an environment that allows for progressive continuous improvement of skills.


What your responsibilities will be:

Line Performance (lean) / Leadership Behaviours 

  • Managing the smooth and efficient running of packaging lines through competent and effective leadership of a team of packaging technicians within a cGMP environment following lean manufacturing principles.
  • Liaising across multiple departments ensuring both outbound and inbound communications are clear, timely and accurate.
  • Promoting a pro-active attitude to removing roadblocks and creating a continuous improvement environment from which the packaging team can strive for excellence.
  • Employee Development | People Management
  • Providing the packaging technician team with a clear sense of purpose within in their roles, coaching and delivering feedback back as required on a regular basis e.g. (GPS, 1:1, return to work interview)
  • Compliance / Safety
  • Ensuring adherence to procedures and practices and maintain compliance with applicable departmental, corporate, industrial standards and/or applicable health, safety, and regulatory requirements of a competent regulatory body.
  • Ensuring a safe working environment for the team and working collaboratively with H&S department to achieve same.
  • Ensuring packaging equipment and general area cleanliness is maintained to cGMP standards and that equipment maintenance is completed as per the schedule and to a high standard.
  • Participate in regulatory and internal inspections/audits including providing written responses as applicable for area of responsibility. 
  • Investigating quality incidents thoroughly from the point of initial detection through to root cause analysis and corrective / preventative action implementation.
  • Information Transfer
  • Liaising across multiple departments ensuring both outbound and inbound communications are clear, timely and accurate.
  • Training 
  • Establishing a Training and development plan for the team to increase their capability to meet goals and objectives and that of Quality compliance Reports
  • Generating written reports, when required, that summarizes investigations performed for out-of-specification results or out-of-procedure events.

What you will bring to the role: 

  • Minimum five years production/manufacturing, preferable in a cGMP environment
  • Willingness and availability to work off-shifts and/or weekends
  • Demonstrated management, interpersonal, technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills
  • Strategic and effective team skills, including ability to coach/develop work teams, provide training, motivate/empower others, and resolve conflict
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Goal oriented and able to manage risks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • SAP inventory
  • Systech serialisation system or similar 


Our Benefits Include:

  • Highly competitive salary 
  • Group pension scheme - Contribution rates are 5% employer and 5% employee
  • Private Medical Insurance for the employee
  • Ongoing opportunities for career development in a rapidly expanding work environment
  • Education allowance
  • Wellness activities - Social activities eg. Golf, Padel, Summer Event


We understand that self-doubt can hold talented individuals back from applying for opportunities. We encourage everyone who meets the qualifications to apply – we're excited to hear from you




Location: EMEA : Ireland : Dublin || EMEA : Ireland : Home Office:Grange Castle (Dublin) 


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