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Production Group Lead

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Katie Kilbane
+353 861283368
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Group Lead

The Production Group Leader will manage a team of Production Operatives to manufacture product to schedule, in compliance with all specifications and procedures. As a leader within the production group, oversee the day to day success and continuous improvement of the assigned production area through the development of the Production Team members.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead from a production perspective assigned production areas. Instil and maintain a positive team atmosphere in the production area.
  • Ensure that production is staffed in accordance with capacity planning and that labour costs are managed within budget.
  • Ensure that all EH&S requirements are met. Address issues in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that 5S and good housekeeping practices are complied with.
  • Ensure effective cross training and job rotation is implemented for Production Operators.
  • Participate in the interviewing and selection process for new and existing employees.
  • Support and encourage the submission and implementation of continuous improvement ideas for all team members.
  • Support and encourage the submission of Safety Good Catches.
  • Work closely with other departmental leads, to ensure customer requirements are met, keeping Customer Operations informed of any delays or impacts to shipments.
  • Adhere to Plant Safety requirements and Health & Safety requirements relating to your work, assuming responsibility for those aspects of the OH&S System over which you have control to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others.
  • Be flexible and take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.



  • Previous experience as a Group Leader or equivalent role required.
  • Good leadership and communication skills.
  • Be self-directed and work with minimum supervision.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with all departments at all levels within the organization structure.
  • Be able to lead cross functional meetings and teams.
  • A can-do-attitude with emphasis on meeting all internal and external customer requirements.
  • Be able to analyse and challenge existing systems and processes and suggest practical improvements.


For further information on this role in Shannon, Clare please contact Katie Kilbane on +353 86 1283368 or email Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –

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