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Production Line Leader

Job Title: Production Line Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 91939
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anna McGowan
Telephone: 0864667369

Production Line Leader
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Production Line Leader for their site.

Role and Responsibilities
  • To provide first level leadership of Versatile Operators in the manufacture and assembly of medical devices
  • To schedule work for individual work stations and processes in line with the company manufacturing schedule
  • To take a hands on role where necessary to ensure the timely completion of customer orders through the manufacturing process.
  • 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 co-ordinate effective training of Versatile Operators through close collaboration with Trainer and Production Team Leader, and to maximise the operational skill-base.
  • To continuously monitor the performance of Versatile Operators to ensure compliance to all relevant policies and procedures (ref QA/Regulatory; Manufacturing; HR and EH&S)
  • To ensure effective implementation of corrective actions as part of the NCR/CAPA system
  • To organise additional working arrangements where necessary in conjunction with the Production Team Leader
  • To communicate effectively with all Production Team and across all functions, to maintain a positive, progressive team-based manufacturing environment.
  • To monitor the flow of materials and product from work station to work station, while ensuring that all documentation ( day sheet; Lot History Record, TA etc ) has been completed, and fully reconciled
  • To actively partake in the problem solving process and demonstrate an appropriate level of technical proficiency
  • To take a leadership and where necessary, a participative role, in project teams to drive improvements
  • To assist with line support, lot prepping, material and product testing, product building and all the cross departmental functions to ensure that the business needs are met in a timely manner.
  • Deputise for Production Team Leader when required.

Qualifications and Essential Requirements
  • Front Line Management /Production Engineering, or equivalent desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant manufacturing experience in medical device sector in a support team role
  • Ability to work different shift patterns and additional hours when required essential
  • Excellent communications skills and proven ability to liaise well with other departments.
  • The successful candidate will have a positive, can-do attitude, be target and quality driven with a willingness to learn.

For further information on this Production Line Leader role in Galway please contact Anna McGowan on 0864667369 /

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