Production Team Lead-Days

Job Locations IE-Galway
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 11 months ago(4/11/2017 12:28 PM)
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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


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