Shift Team Leader- Sligo

  • Reference: SJ44476x
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo
  • Category: Production

Our client, a leading manufacturing company in Sligo, is looking to hire a shift team lead.


  • Responsible for Supervising and leading a production team, motivating and empowering the workforce to achieve its targets.
  • Assignment of duties for all personnel working during the day shift.
  • Managing productivity, striving to meet KPI targets and reporting on production output to Production manager.
  • Compliance with all health and safety regulations within your area.
  • Ensuring quality standards are achieved in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Active involvement in leading 5s teams and activities.
  • Active involvement in the implementation of lean projects. Encouraging participation from the production team to identify opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives within your area of control.  
  • Liaise closely with Engineering and Maintenance to optimize line up time and resolve issues as and when they arise.
  • Overall responsibility for the efficient and effective operation of the day shift.


  • Previous supervisory experience  in a similar industry.
  • Knowledgeable in Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and/or other statistical process improvement techniques.
  • Computer literate e.g. MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the injection moulding process is desirable but not essential.

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job description, please contact Mark Whelan on 071 914 2411 or email,

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