Production Team Leader | Collins McNicholas

Production Team Leader

  • Reference: CJ43346
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork city, Munster
  • Category: Production

Job Description / Information  

To ensure that production is efficient and effective.

  • Environmental Health & Safety of manufacturing personnel, ensuring that all  employees are adequately trained, aware of, and complying with EHS procedures
  • Continuously improve the performance of the business unit.
  • Engage and participate on delivery of all the BU KPI’s
  • Promote and be a key stakeholder of lean manufacture and visual management  within the production environment.
  • Core Time and Attendance System.
  • Ensure that Quality standards are achieved and maintained in the manufacturing  areas.
  • Expediting production, maximising efficiencies and meeting KPI’s.
  • Provide direction and support to manufacturing team members.
  • Communicate & keep team updated on all matters relevant to the business and cell  in a timely and appropriate means.
  • Ensure that training happens according to the process instructions and that skill  versatility targets are met and maintained.
  • Provide production plan updating for daily production meetings.
  • Ensure that employees are aware of and comply with all company policies and  procedures across all shift patterns.
  • Maximise efficiencies and performance across all manufacturing areas.
  • Ensure that good housekeeping is maintained in compliance with the 5 Pillars  Program
  • Liaise with the Warehouse and Distribution to ensure material is transacted correctly and on time.
  • Establish and encourage a strong teamwork culture within the cell.
  • Co-ordinate shift handovers.
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional and cross-divisional process improvement initiatives.



Minimum Qualifications            

  • A minimum of 2/3 years supervisory/people management experience in a high volume              manufacturing environment required.
  • Third level technical qualification or extensive experience in a technical environment required.
  • Production process troubleshooting experience required.
  • Dynamic “hands-on” individual prepared to take responsibility.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of ISO/QS9000 and FDA Quality standards.
  • Good working knowledge of MRP.
  • High level of PC skills required.
  • Self starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and        ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer O’ Callaghan on 021 4911061 or email

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