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Production Team Leader ? Night Shift

Job Title: Production Team Leader ? Night Shift
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Waterford
REF: 83712
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Operations Team Leader

Our client, a manufacturing company in Waterford are currently looking to recruit an Operations Team Leader for their site.

? Level 7 or 8 HETAC Science / Engineering qualification in relevant discipline desirable.
? Level 7 management/relevant supervisory management qualification desirable.
? 3-5 years Injection Moulding /Automated assembly experience essential.
? 5 plus years supervisory/leadership experience essential.
? Qualifications & experience in Lean (Green belt level) desirable.
? Experience in medical device injection moulding & assembly operations desirable.

Responsibilities of Position:
? Lead & co-ordinates the day-to-day activities of the operations shift team (including key support department team members) to meet production targets for customer delivery, product quality & cost ensuring a safe work environment at all times.
? Leads the use of lean tools to drive continuous improvement & process reliability.
? Creates a high performing flexible team which achieves excellent results.
? Leads shift daily operations meetings reviewing production data, machines running status, escalations & corrective action to ensure shift targets are achieved.
? Ensures that there is regular communication with team through visual management systems & co-ordinate all operator training in order to perform assigned tasks across production cells.
? Responsible for ensuring that his / her team are trained in their roles & also to support the development of standard work, documentation, training & work instruction activities where appropriate.
? Creates a high performing flexible team which achieves excellent results through coaching/ mentoring & effective performance management.
? Plans all people, material & machine resources to support weekly production schedules.
? Ensure all injection moulding, tool & assembly changeover activities are completed as scheduled along with appropriate line clearance procedures to meet cGMP (current good manufacturing practice) compliance.
? Ensures that batches are manufactured within the validated set up at all times & the quality team are provided with samples for outgoing testing throughout the batch.
? Lead area 5 S programme to ensure that housekeeping, cGMP & Safety issues are resolved in a timely & systematic manner thus meeting all company safety, environmental and quality initiatives.
? Ensures equipment & area cleaning, preventative maintenance, calibration schedules inventory control & barcoding systems are adhered to as per cGMP requirements.
? Implementation of company policies, adherence to all Corporate EHS and cGMP policies.
? Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.
? Excellent lean operations leadership, organisational and communication skills.
? Performance and results driven.
? Ability to motivate self and others.
? Excellent initiative and decision-making capability.
? Ability to work in a team environment.
? High level of cGMP, safe working practices and awareness.
? Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Project & ERP systems

For further information on this Operations Team Leader role in Waterford please contact Anna McGowan on 091730022 /
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