JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a growing international manufacturing company located in Co. Mayo to recruit anexperienced Production Supervisor.

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for coordinating cleanroom-based production operations in our clients’ manufacturing facility located in Castlebar, manufacturing Single-Use Process Solutions (SUPS).

SUPS are used in the manufacture of cutting edge and lifesaving medicines.  They can vary greatly in terms of size and complexity, and most are unique designs.  Typical production runs are between 10 &1000.  Our clients’ production operations accommodate this flexibility while still ensuring that these products meet the critical quality specifications demanded by their end use.


  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of production operatives and team leaders. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Train on our clients’ MRP/MES systems to become subject matter expert (SME).
  • Work with the SUPS production team extensively to become familiar with all aspects of production from raw materials to final packaging.
  • Demonstrate understanding of key quality attributes of our products and how to monitor/inspect for the same.
  • Oversees a team which manufactures SUPS according to design specifications which will be communicated via engineering drawings and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Actively participates in the same.
  • Interfaces with computers/software which facilitates all phases of production activity including tracking of production order status, electronic batch record generation, lot control, inventory control, etc.
  • Reads SOPs to properly perform necessary manufacturing operations and sign off employees on SOPs once training is complete.
  • Maintains meticulous records of production and defects.
  • Ensure that the quality of all products leaving the facility meets predetermined standards commensurate with that manufactured at our client’s HQ facility.
  • Carefully monitor capacity to ensure that we are effectively utilizing this, however growing at a measured and sustainable rate and that quality remains the number one consideration.
  • Grow the production team based upon the aforementioned growth, including employee development opportunities and succession management of critical roles.
  • Observes automatic machinery and notifies Production Manager and the Facilities &
  • Maintenance Technician of any irregularities.
  • Facilitates minor routine cleaning & maintenance on production equipment / in the production schedule.
  • Work with HR & EH&S to ensure adequate and effective training is provided for cleanroom personnel.

Skills and Training:

  •  Minimum 3 years’ experience leading a production team.
  • Experience with cleanroom manufacturing is desired.
  •  Experience working in a regulated industry is beneficial.
  •  Level 7 qualification in Business, Management, production, Engineering or related discipline would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated track record in leading, coaching and training a team.
  • Ability to analyse and resolve problems as they arise using lean /six sigma or other problem solving methodologies.
  • Basic computer skills are essential with ability to quickly learn customized software applications.
  • Proficiency with MS Office software including Outlook, Word, and Excel is desired.
  • Must have strong English Language written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to record production results.

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a growing international manufacturing company located in Co. Mayo to recruit a Supply Chain Coordinator.

In collaboration with sales, applications engineering, quality assurance and supply chain, the purpose of this role is to provide critical project support to customers and internal manufacturing operations. The ideal candidate will serve as liaison between departments and communicate extensively with customers.


These include, but are not limited to the following,

  • In cooperation with Key Account Managers (KAM), identify active projects and communicate with customer stakeholders to establish delivery deadlines.
  • Establish and manage the Customer Open Order reports to communicate purchase order status effectively and accurately from receipt through to delivery.
  • Effectively identifies potential risks to the execution of purchase orders and cross-functionally coordinates and communicates mitigation plans to maintain original timeline or reduce delay and impact.
  • Involvement in critical daily Supply Chain operations coordinating with Suppliers, Customers, and Key Account Managers.
  • Generate lead-time analysis documents and communicate potential extended lead times to customers.
  • Maintain and organise customer files and profiles as appropriate.
  • Submit requested management reports on time.
  • Prepare and submit analysis documents on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain and review records and reports of calls with customers on a weekly basis.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing operations
  • Customer service or customer interaction experience is highly desired
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven ability to facilitate cross-functional teamwork


  • Must have a third level qualification in Business or other related degree from an accredited third level institution.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be Proficient with MS Office software including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems. Dynamics 365 would be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills.
  • The ideal candidate should have a passion for planning, must be comfortable working with large volumes of data and must have a proactive and engaging style when working with internal and external customers.
  • Very good time management skills such that the successful candidate can effectively function in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.


As smokers continue to shed thousands of smoke particles even hours after smoking a cigarette and these particles will damage our products, only non-smokers are permitted to work in the facility.

JWR are working with a leading technology distribution company to recruit a Business Development Manager to join their growing and successful B2B sales division.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in sales, product positioning and relationship building within the UK & Irish IT reseller channel. To successfully introduce, promote and be an ambassador for the vendor portfolio, for driving growth in new and existing business customers and to exceed their expectations as a preferred supplier.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Developing business within company customer base by identifying new opportunities and new accounts and collaborating with company Account and Product Management teams
  • Improve key metrics within customer base: Supplier rating, vendor market share (SoW), establishing new product ranges, site visits, collaborated vendor visits, CRM pipeline, influence and improve conversion rate of pipeline
  • Understanding and managing the customer’s expectations of company as a supplier and collaborating across the Group to make sure company exceeds these.
  • Organise and manage regular Business Reviews with company customer base. Take ownership for discussing and agreeing these business plans and provide regular performance updates.
  • Identify market trends & outlooks to provide confidence for making strategic business decisions.
  • Identify potential new vendors, categories and technologies that would complement the current vendor range and add value to the vendor portfolio
  • Train and enable the customers’ sales team to a high standard.
  • Attend appropriate customer events and exhibitions, representing company and our vendors.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • A passion for driving and delivering growth in current and new channels.
  • Previous success in an Account Management/ Sales Management/ Business Development role, with an understanding and experience of the Surveillance and system integrator market
  • Tenacious, target driven and results orientated.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to communicate eloquently in both written and verbal formats, both face-to-face and remotely.
  • Ambitious and keen to take on responsibility in an organisation that provides a high level of autonomy and individual responsibility.
  • Excellent motivational and leadership qualities, with a passion to achieve exceptional results.
  • Strong commercial awareness, with good business sense and will seek ways to improve overall business performance.
  • Ability to set pricing strategies and maximising profit where possible.
  • Experience and skilled in creating customer targets, incentives and rebate schemes
  • Experience of customer tender contracts and securing exclusivity
  • Outstanding organisational skills and ability to manage own time effectively.
  • Can demonstrate their ability to go the extra mile, to exceed expectations, conscientious and committed combined with flexibility in attitude and approach.
  • Willing to travel on business, as required.
  • Mature, responsible and professional attitude to work.
  • Proficient user of the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Full, clean UK Driving Licence

Are you an experienced, results driven sales professional with a proven track record in Sales and growing accounts and developing relationships with new vendors? If yes, we at JWR have an exciting opportunity that may interest you.

We are working with Europe’s largest technology distributers to recruit a Key Account Manager. This role will be located in Mayo.

The purpose of the role is to grow the revenue in Consumer Channel and in the Hybrid Retail Channel, ideally with a supporting role in B2B VAR channel

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and grow the company’s sales revenue and GP in new and existing Consumer Channels
  • Apply best-in-class knowledge of commercial methods to drive both top-line sales as bottom-line profitability, including price-management, category/range-definition, promotional activations, calendar-management
  • Role includes actively driving the expanding brand-portfolio and liaising closely with internal an external stakeholders
  • Role requires in-depth channel/sales-analysis, daily monitoring and adaptation of pricing/offering, engaging in digital marketing initiatives
  • Role includes business development to new customers, which the company have no trading relation with including cold calls to find out right contact, present the company and engage.
  • Role also includes expansion of sales to existing customers that have a hybrid set-up, or hot leads provided by vendors or Sales Management.
  • List company as new distributor to be included in tenders and monthly sales requirement from targeted resellers
  • Contact and relationship to key vendors to secure their support (leads, pricing, marketing…)


  • 3rd level education degree
  • 5-10 years experience in a similar role with an IT distribution or a manufacturer of IT equipment / Consumer Electronics devices.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Irish retail industry and their expectations from key suppliers
  • Previous management experience of Junior Account managers would be a plus
  • Qualification in MS-Pack (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook) required.

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be recruiting a Cyber Security Lead. This role will be based in Co. Mayo

About the Role:

The Information Security Lead will own and develop the security strategy and be responsible for delivering a secure computing environment to the group. This role will lead a small team of Information Security Analysts ensuring our systems meet and exceed security standards.

As a Team Lead you will agree and manage effective KPIs across the operational environment. You will also mentor and motivate the team encouraging a growth mindset.

As the business changes you will provide thought leadership and ensure our systems continue to be fit-for-purpose by agreeing and implementing change improvements.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Set and own the strategic direction for IT Security in the Organisation
  • Develop the IT security roadmap to improve the security landscape
  • Create, maintain and deliver a continuous security improvement plan
  • Coach and mentor team members to ensure they have the skills and ability to deliver exceptional service levels
  • Support senior managers with internal and external audit activity
  • Manage strategic 3rd party relationships ensuring the business receives excellent service and value for money
  • Validate security configurations for infrastructure and new services
  • Contribute to the knowledge management system and ensure all known problems and fixes are updated
  • Keep up to date with technology and security developments within the industry and make recommendations where appropriate
  • Ensure policies and procedures are followed throughout the organisation

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Demonstrable experience of managing cyber-security in a complex IT landscape
  • Experience of leading technical teams
  • Good customer service and communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • An understanding of ITIL processes and procedures
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the following:
  • Strong working knowledge of security infrastructure
  • Experience of managing penetration tests
  • Threat prevention and detection technologies
  • End-user security
  • OS and device patching
  • Windows Server and Active Directory Services best practices
  • Microsoft/Office 365 administration
  • Experience of cloud services (Azure and/or AWS)
  • Experience using an IT Service Management Tool

Person Profile:

  • Ability to operate under pressure within a team
  • A strong focus on continued improvements and personal development
  • Strong communicator and influencer, both verbally and written
  • Good time management and self-motivation skills
  • A lateral thinker
  • An interest in security technology and its application in a business environment

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a leading Manufacturing company in Castlebar, Co Mayo to recruit a Software Engineer. This role will offer the right candidate an opportunity to work with some of the most exciting technologies available today.

The Software Engineer I is an application development position that works closely with the Lead Architect and the development team to develop and maintain critical software applications for company’s Manufacturing Execution and ERP systems. Familiarity with Microsoft technologies and applications is essential to success.


If you are highly motivated, interested in learning new technologies and can work independently or part of a team then this is the role for you.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include;

·         Assist with development and testing of software applications.

·         Analyze data to effectively meet the needs of business users.

·         Work closely with end users and cross-functional departments.

·         Ensure continued functionality of software during maintenance and testing efforts

·         Work within defined processes for the software development lifecycle

·         Communicate within the team during SCRUM sessions

·         Implement and apply best practices and SOP’s.

·         Creating innovative solutions to meet our company’s technical needs.


The ideal candidate will be expected to learn and use the following technologies. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, other technologies may be added:


·         C#/.NET Core/.NET Framework

·         SQL

·         LINQ

·         ASP.Net Web Forms

·         Desktop Forms Application Development using Visual Studio 2015 or later.

·         Infragistics

·         Willing to learn.

i.      TypeScript/JavaScript/jQuery

ii.      HTML5/CSS3

iii.      Integration/UI Testing

iv.      PowerShell

Application Types:

·         Micro services/REST API or any other type of service.

·         Angular Web platform (willing to learn)

·         Desired but not required:

i.      Microsoft Dynamics ERP

ii.      Microsoft Dynamics CRM

iii.      Microsoft SharePoint

iv.      Microsoft Office

v.      Microsoft SQL Server:

1.      Reporting Services (SSRS)

Application Development Technologies:

·         Microsoft Visual Studio IDE/Visual Studio Code

·         Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS)

·         Microsoft .NET


Skills and Experience:

·         A Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is desirable.

·         1-2 years of software development experience is required.

·         Excellent team player with good written and oral communication and interpersonal skills in the English Language

·         Ability to multitask and independently solve complex issues.

·         Highly motivated and driven by a desire to solve difficult problems and learn new technology.

·         Knowledge of databases and system data integration concepts.

·         The ability to collect, evaluate, and document detailed information.

·         Positive and professional demeanor.

·         Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment is desirable.

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a growing international manufacturing company located in Castlebar to recruit an IT Security Specialist.

An overview of the role:

  • Monitor environments for suspicious activity.
  • Works with IT administrators and staff to configure and support security tools such as firewalls, anti-virus software, patch management systems, asset management systems, etc.
  • Helps IT implement security policies, application security, access control and corporate data safeguards.
  • ·Researches security threats and continuously evaluates our posture against their findings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Works with IT to create and implement incident response plans.
  • Monitors operation of network security solutions.
  • Performs log and malware analysis.
  • Ensures that the proper security controls are present and functioning.
  • Analyzes security requirements and recommends improvements to the configuration of systems.
  • Monitors network traffic for suspicious behavior.
  • Creates security policies and defends against unauthorized access, modifications, and destruction of data.
  • Consults with staff, managers, and executives about security best practices and provides technical advice.
  • Ensures IT is properly configuring and supporting security tools, such as firewalls and anti-virus software.
  • Trains staff to understand and practice good security hygiene.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Cyber Security, or a related field.
  • Security certifications may be advantageous.
  • A strong understanding and knowledge of computer, network, and security fundamentals.
  • Good teaching, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Computer Skills: Ability to use basic computer skills is essential including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be recruiting a Graduate Sales Account Manager.
This role will be based in Co. Mayo. (20 minutes from Ireland West Airport Knock)

The Role:
We are looking for an individual with a passion for sales and technology to join our
successful sales team. To proactively introduce and promote the business portfolio of
products to new and existing customers.

You will be responsible for developing long term relationships within your portfolio of
customers and proactively ensuring the achievement of sales targets on a daily, monthly
and quarterly basis.

You will liaise between your customer base and internal teams to ensure the timely and
successful delivery of our products and solutions according to customers’ needs. You will be
focused on achieving KPIs set in line with the Company’s business strategy and be
committed to continuous professional development and learn the key features of the
technology that we provide to our customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve Sales targets set each month.
  • Maintain an agreed level of proactive telephone contact daily basis.
  • To pro-actively seek new business (White Space) by prospecting and developing both
    new and existing customers.
  • Meet and exceed agreed performance objectives & KPIs.
  • Maximise sales by continually expanding opportunities with upsell & cross selling skills.
  • Ensure that the CRM system is up to date for all communications in relation to your
    account base and all business opportunities. This includes profiling your customers and
    developing an awareness of their business structure, key contacts and target markets.
  • Ensure accurate and timely management of all quotations, to build a pipeline of
  • Ensuring that all customers are provided with accurate, proposals, collateral and other
    information, as required.
  • Continually develop your product and technical knowledge, including completion of
    vendor accreditations.
  • Ensure you have an up to date Quarterly Sales Plan, which is clearly communicated,
    manageable, and measureable by company standards. This will include regular individual
    reviews with your manager or team leader and the setting of SMART objectives.
  • Communicate and articulate our value proposition and strategy to prospects and
    customers to differentiate from its competitors. Maintain high levels of customer service
    ensuring that the business remains a valued and key supplier.
  • Always act as an ambassador and representative to ensure a professional image for the
    Company. Actively contribute and act as a role model of values.
  • Develop excellent relationships with allocated customer contacts. Use all sales support
    resources and departments to maximise the customer’s experience.


Essential Skill & Attributes:

  • A desire to succeed in a professional sales role
  • Bachelor’s degree at level 2:2 or higher
  • Has a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to build effective and
    successful customer relationships.
  • Mature, responsible and professional attitude to work.
  • Has commercial and business awareness with a good level of negotiation and influencing
  • Can demonstrate their ability to go the extra mile, to exceed expectations. Conscientious
    and committed combined with flexibility in attitude and approach.
  • Outstanding organisational skills and ability to manage own time effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to communicate eloquently in both written and
    verbal formats, both face-to-face and remotely.
  • Proficient user of the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word and Excel

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a growing international manufacturing company located in Castlebar to recruit an experienced Trade Compliance Administrator.

The Trade Compliance Coordinator will support the trade compliance activities within the organization. The successful candidate will play an active role in the preparation of processes and procedures, generating relevant reports for management on key compliance metrics and coordinating training sessions within the organisation.

The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and is highly organised and prepared to work in a fast-paced environment. The candidate will also demonstrate a high level of professionalism and the ability to embrace and promote the cultural values and behaviours of the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Support with the completion of internal audits to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • Generate reports for management on a recurring basis on key compliance metrics.
  • Maintains Trade Compliance training programs and compliance record keeping processes.
  • Support with operational import / export activities such as tariff classifications, origin determination, export licence determination, etc.
  • Coordinates the compliance training program roll-out to site staff.
  • Supports with denied party screening activities and ensuring that the relevant documentation is retained in accordance with the document retention procedure.
  • Monitors updates and developments in customs and trade laws and communicates relevant updates to the Trade Compliance team.
  • Supports the Trade Compliance team in responding to Trade Compliance queries received from departments within the organisation.
  • Perform other related operational tasks as needed.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully function in this position.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors are strongly desired.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
  • Strong attention to detail, good organisational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) programs.
  • Be a strong team member with the ability to identify and drive efficiency improvements.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be recruiting a Retail/Counter Assistant. This role will be based in Kilkelly Co. Mayo.

The Role:

  • This is a full-time role
  • 8-hour shifts
  • Monday – Friday 9:00 – 6:00, Sat 9:00 – 1:00

Ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 1 year’s retail/sales/customer service experience (preferred)
  • Have good communications skills
  • Experience in Hardware/building supply sales desired
  • Enthusiastic
  • A good team player
  • Excellent customer service
  • Computer literate
  • Full training will be given.

Expected start date:

  • 19/09/2022