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Machine Room ForemanKillarney | Job ID 72571

  • Job ID 72571
  • Division Maritime cranes
  • Organization Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country Ireland
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time


The Role:
Reporting to the Steel Construction Manager, the Machine Room Foreman will ensure production deadlines are met in a safe efficient manner.  They will take responsibility for the preparation and organisation of work, supervising employees and monitoring and improving performance and quality.

Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The Foreman shall always use all their influence, knowledge and experience to guide and instruct employees under their supervision to work efficiently and productively with due regard to their own and other people’s safety, ensuring observance of Company rules, guidelines, discipline and health and safety regulations in cooperation with the HR Department.
  • Ensure that production deadlines are met in accordance with production schedules, contractual delivery commitments and meet the requirements of other departments for whom they are a sub-supplier.
  • The Employee is responsible to Liebherr and on behalf of Liebherr to statutory bodies for the health, safety and welfare of the employees and apprentices under their supervision and any other person in their supervisory area.
  • Preparation and organisation of work for all employees in the department, thus ensuring that sufficient work is always available, including arrangement of shift rotas.
  • Supervision of all employees within the department, monitoring of performance and quality of workmanship as well as dealing with any HR / IR issues that may arise.
  • Improvement of quality and productivity through the best allocation of employees, revision of work practices, training, use of tools, machinery etc.
  • Supervise, train and motivate the team to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Planning and prioritising of workload and resources in accordance with the Production Planning System, due dates, and the requirements of other departments.
  • Communicating and liaising with Maintenance regarding the servicing of machines.
  • Liaising with other departments to establish supply requirements and to optimise material / process flow and quality.
  • Providing and undertaking training with a view to increasing the flexibility of employees within the department.
  • Compiling reports and updating schedules as required.
  • Monitoring and control of processes employed by the Company to ensure that relevant quality objectives and requirements are met.
  • Striving to continuously improve quality in all aspects of the department.
  • Support and practice Lean manufacturing techniques (Visual Factory, Kanban, etc.)
  • Ensure that good housekeeping is maintained.

Requirements / Competencies

  • Qualified Tradesperson and/or relevant third level qualification
  • Previous management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem solver and self-driven


We offer a competitive salary, pension scheme, training and development opportunities, subsidised canteen, retailer discounts, travel opportunities, sports and social club, cycle to work scheme and if that isn’t enough, we have an early finish on a Friday!

Please note, CV's will not be accepted directly by email

We do not require the assitance of recruitment agencies for this role


Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Anli Liu.

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  • Job ID 72571
  • Division Maritime cranes
  • Organization Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd.
  • Area of employment Production
  • Country Ireland
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of ship to shore cranes, rail mounted gantry cranes and rubber tyre gantry cranes. From its base in Killarney, Ireland, the company designs, builds and exports container cranes worldwide. Founded in 1958 as the first Liebherr factory outside of Germany, today, container cranes manufactured by Liebherr in Ireland are renowned for their quality, longevity and productivity. 


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