The Production Team Leader’s role is to deliver the right production volume output, to the right quality standards, in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Supervisory management and relevant Engineering qualification essential
Minimum of 2-3 years relevant manufacturing experience
Excellent communications skills and proven ability to liaise well with other departments
The successful candidate will have a positive, can-do attitude, with a proven track record in team leadership.
To provide effective leadership of Line Leads; Trainers, and Versatile Operators in the manufacture and assembly of Medical Devices
Ability to work in sync with all stakeholders including (Operators, Line Leaders, Senior Team Leader, Trainers, Technicians & Engineers) so as to maximise output, whilst also engaging and motivating the production team
To schedule work for individual work stations and processes in line with the manufacturing schedule
To provide effective supervision of people which includes headcount planning; recruitment and selection & training and development, timekeeping and attendance, resolution of issues, and timely completion of annual performance appraisals.
To have a strong technical knowledge of medical device manufacturing technologies and processes
To monitor and maintain production KPI’s showing actual line performance against standard, for work station throughput; yield, and schedule adherence.
To account for variances through accurate reporting of downtime and defect analysis
To organize production teams effectively in providing appropriate capacity to meet Business demands from a commercial and non commercial standpoint ( new process transfers; process development/validations)
To monitor and co-ordinate training and development to have in place a competent and versatile workforce
To ensure effective completion of corrective actions as part of the NCR/CAPA system
To drive continuous improvement projects which will have a positive impact (cost reduction) on operations
To take a proactive role in the implementation of Lean manufacturing systems and the application of six sigma problem solving methodology
To maintain systems accuracy through compliance with GMP procedures and practices
To maintain compliance with Environment, Health & Safety management system