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Employer Goodman Medical Ireland Ltd
Job Title Production Line Leader

Job title: Production Line Leader

D epartment: Operations

Reporting To: Production Team Leader

Shift Pattern: Day Shift

General Description

To provide front line leadership and techncical assistance to the production team in Goodman Medical Ireland (GMI) to achieve sustainable manufacturing performance and operating standards.

Job Description/ Role & 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 GMI 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 adherance.

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 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.

To deputise for Production Team Leader when required.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in Supervisory management/Production Engineering, or equivalent essential.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years relevant manufacturing experience in medical device sector
  • Excellent communications skills and proven ability to liaise well with other departments.
  • The successful candidate will have a positive, can-do attitude with a willingness to learn.

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Location Galway
Date Added 133 days ago
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