Production Team Leader - Galway.
Primarily this role will cover a day-shift (Monday to Friday, early finish Friday), but does require some flexibility to occasionally cover evening shift (Monday to Friday also).
In this role you will deliver the right production volume output, to the right quality standards, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
• To provide effective leadership of Line Leads, Trainers, and Operators in the manufacture and assembly of medical devices.
• Responsible for co-ordination of the work of the Core Team, and drive all Core Team members to ensure quality and technical issues are resolved immediately.
• Responsible for scheduling work for individual workstations and processes in order to meet 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, timely completion of annual performance appraisals and holding the team accountable to performance to targets.
• Demonstrate a strong technical knowledge of processes on the lines and on individual work-steps with the ability to troubleshoot and identify solutions to issues.
• Demonstrate the ability to monitor and maintain production KPI's showing actual line performance against target, workstation throughput, line availability and schedule adherence. To account for variances through accurate reporting of downtime and defect analysis.
• To manage and address idle time within all manufacturing processes/lines.
• 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 in a timely manner of investigations, reports and corrective actions as part of the NCR/CAPA/CTQ system.
• To demonstrate strong leadership in regard to daily Kaizen and process management.
• 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.
Interested applicants should have:
• Supervisory management and relevant technical 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.