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Operations Technical Team Leader

Operations Team Lead

This is a great opportunity to join a global leader in the manufacture of medical devices. Our client has a diverse product range and are at the cutting edge of innovation when it comes to developing and commercializing new products.

This well-established multinational has an excellent reputation for providing you with the tools you need to develop your career in a meaningful way while gaining exposure to different areas of the business.

The Manufacturing Team Leader will lead and motivate the Manufacturing team reporting to the Site Project Manager. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day running of the filling, labelling and packing areas. He/she will be responsible for quality, efficiency, wastage, mix and safety within the area. He/she will ensure that formal goals are reviewed on a regular basis and that formal performance reviews are carried out at set intervals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Optimise the use of human resources by encouraging an atmosphere of involvement, open communications and effective teamwork.
  • Motivate employees and build teams to support the plant's policy of continuous improvement towards the concept of zero defects.
  • Ensure safety standards are met and safe-working practices are adhered to including waste management.
  • Ensure that any events that have the potential to cause environmental loss or damage are reported immediately.
  • Participate in all EHS awareness activities.
  • Ensure the area is operating to standards set by Manager.
  • Ensure all employees are performing effectively and efficiently.
  • Ensure area is operating to the required quality levels.
  • Ensure all documents are adhered to and ensure GMP requirements are maintained.
  • Ensure area is working within budgeted cost constraints.
  • Liaise directly with all service departments in an effective manner to ensure support services are fully utilised.
  • Ensure production schedules are met.
  • Ensure regular appraisals are carried out and training needs identified, training plans agreed and completed.
  • Maintain a positive attendance management procedure.
  • Ensure all direct reports are fully trained with regard to safety, method and efficiency and maintain all relevant training records up to date.
  • Conduct business in a manner that will protect human health, safety and the environment by complying with all applicable EHS laws as well as the Abbott Global and Technical Standards.


  • Some supervisory experience in a regulated manufacturing environment (as strong people management skills are required) is preferable.
  • Knowledge of GMP requirements in a healthcare or pharmaceutical facility (as this will provide an understanding of the quality requirements for this role).
  • Experience of manufacturing is essential to understand the day-to-day work practices.
  • Ideally a 3rd level degree

* Very competitive salary on offer with the flexibility of hybrid option to work from home part of the week. **


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson.

071 9140251