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Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead

  • Job reference: 934251
  • Location: Limerick
  • Salary: Shift Allowance
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 24/02/2021

Orion Group Life Sciences have an exciting new opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead with one of Multinational Medical Device Clients based in Limerick on an initial 12-month contract with the view to extension thereafter.

The Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead (METL) is responsible for managing a phase (multiple production lines) to ensure critical metrics are met and to ensure a consistent and effective handover to the next team/shift. A technical qualification (minimum of Level 6 major award) is a requirement for this role.

Responsibilities:

  • The METL leads a team of technicians from entry and training, to developing technical skill of individuals to compliment resources of the business unit/phase
    · Manages technical issues & ensures plans in place/operation to address issues
    · Day to day People Management and on-the-job feedback given to technicians -resulting in consistent feedback through to performance evaluations
    · Follows through on all basics such as Focus lines /shift handovers / housekeeping / performance of shift
    · Develops training plans for new and established technicians
    · Identify and lead Cost and Technical Improvements under the departments' continuous improvement program.
    · Provide key inputs and leadership into ground-breaking process developments.
    · Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
    · Lead New Product Introductions & Product Transfers
    · Lead or actively participate in multi-functional teams to ensure New Product Introduction/Research and Development projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner; always practicing good teamwork in support of operating requirements.
    · Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the team.
    · Develop and maintain a Behavioural Standards based culture within the group.
    · Ensure effective closure on Quality System documents (Audit Actions, NCR's, CAPA's, Maps, etc).
    · Ensure all process developments, New Production Innovations, etc. are led in accordance with the Quality management system.
    · Implementation of safety/environmental requirements on purchase of all new equipment.
    · Work with team leader to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
    · Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives
    · All employees are responsible for minimizing both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform.
    · Be a leader on Site Safety by actively participating in the ERT team and related training.

    Requirements:


- Minimum of a QQI Level 6 (completed apprenticeship) qualification in a Technical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Moulding, Automation or related discipline is required (e.g. Electricians, Motor Mechanics, Fitters, Plumbers, Engineers, refrigeration and aeronautical technicians among others) (Time served in a technical role may be taken into consideration if currently working towards a qualification)
· 5 + years' experience in a similar supervisory role
· Ability to demonstrate standards of leadership - Managing Complexity, Innovations, Customer Focus
· Project Management Skills / Experience with Lean Manufacturing processes/Six Sigma



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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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