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Engineering & Technical

Technician Supervisor - Galway - 102981

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 21/02/2019
Job Reference: 102981
Contact Name: Fiona Keane
Contact Email:

Job Description

Technician Supervisor
Our client, a manufacturing company in County Galway is currently looking to recruit Technician Supervisor for their site.

The Shift Technician Team Lead is responsible for managing the industrialization, maintenance & improvement of the shift Key Process Indicators.
? Focus point for safety-related incidents of an equipment / technical nature.
? Working closely with the Group Leader / Production Supervisors, optimise the effectiveness of the Technician team so that maximum TRP and minimum TLR are achieved for the shift.
? Maintain and promote VPS standards.
? Ensure technical escalations occur within the required time and to the appropriate person
? Lead continuous improvement through Genba and OJT.

Safety – ensure equipment safety features are engaged correctly and that in equipment breakdown situations, the appropriate safety controls are used [LOTO, physical barriers]. Should a safety incident occur – that involves Technicians or equipment – ensure the correct procedures are followed and that the information is shared with the relevant people.
? Ensure new starts or contractors are aware, respect and apply the safety standards.
? Ensure each Technician team on the shift has the appropriate personnel, tools, network access and knowledge to allow them to perform effectively.
? Ensure that available Technician resources are applied in the most effective manner – maximising TRP and minimising TLR.
? Identify and record Technician knowledge gaps as they become apparent and feedback to Technician Trainer and Supervisor.
? Ensure VPS Standards are adhered to : Adherence to Work Instructions, Line QRQC, 5S, ERIM, LLC, Changeovers, Spare parts transactions, Documentation and communication of TRP losses [DT reporting], Top3 accurate completion & 5W2H Escalations
? Manage communications between supervisor and individual team members on the shift.
? Manage team absenteeism, holidays, safety rules enforcement and Key Performance Indicators.
? Ensure shift changeovers occur and are effective
? Escalations – ensure both safety and problems affecting scheduled production are escalated as per the escalation procedure.
? Prepare and present a review of the main objectives and KPI in monthly team meetings.
? Prepare and conduct the annual appraisals for the Team.
? Lead daily, weekly & monthly action plans to minimize MTTR, maximize MTBF & TRP.
? Lead action plans to improve the technician and Maintenance department performance, maximizing equipment availability for production.

  • Certificate/Diploma in Electronics/Mechanical Engineering.
  • 2-3 Years working in a manufacturing environment. Preferably in Electronics Industry.
  • Previous Co-Ordination experience an advantage.

For further information on Technician Supervisor role in Galway please contact Fiona on 086 7738651 /

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