Job Description

Production Group Leader - West Dublin

Ref No: AM17909

County Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Production Group Leader - West Dublin.

In this role you will ensure that the quality of the product produced in the assigned area meets established guidelines and expectations

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsibility for shifts measures of performance (KPI’s) - strives to achieve high utilization, high yield and low cost of quality; prepares plans and schedules in conjunction with the Operations Controller.
• Plan/ direct group decision process for control/development.
• Leads and supports the production teams to achieve the manufacturing goals.
• Plan/ coordinate training, development and performance reviews of technicians/operators.
• Responsibility for Safety and Security of personnel in the production area.
• Responsibility for Safety and Security of machines, equipment and facilities of the production area.
• Uses and understands statistical process control; monitors the quality of the product through SPC.
• Uses and understands basic computer tools/programs for analysing results and/or compiling reports.
• Verifies all set-up production parameters and procedures are consistent with standards settings and makes decisions regarding cycle standards and process changes; works with process technicians to maintain set-up standardization.
• Responsible for making quality or processing/ tooling related decisions on the production floor and co-ordination of same with the process engineers.
• Lead and manage a high performing team/select number of employees to deliver the defined business goals & objectives.
• Identification and development of talent to include performance management and succession planning
• Coaching / development of the employees using development and retention plans as appropriate.
• Monitor / analyse / communicate measures of performance to the group/plant.
• Co-ordinate communications with other production areas.
• Plan / communicate production schedule, quality requirements etc.
• Expedite materials, equipment, and resources as required in conjunction with the Operations controller.
• Coordinate the implementation of product / process changes with the process/project engineer.
• Plan / implement housekeeping programs.
• Delegate tasks to technicians/operators, having ensured that adequate training is provided.
• Develop and maintain production methods/procedures and all supporting documentation to meet the requirements of ISO9001/ ISO 13485 / ISO 14001.

Interested applicants should have:

• Experience in the injection moulding industry desirable.
• Must have 5 or more years' people management experience with the ability to develop people and identify talent.
• Should have a working knowledge of robotics/automation systems and moulding ancillary equipment.
• Should ideally possess a plastics or mechanical engineering qualification,  or have relevant industrial experience.
• Must be self-motivated, focused, and able to work in a team environment.
• Must be able to work with all levels of employees.
• Must have high standards of Health and Safety and ensure compliance with the Health and Safety Site Systems.
• Must be able to work in conjunction with Quality to ensure Product Quality and compliance with the Quality systems at all times.
• Must possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Must have good numerate ability and be able to manage a budget.
• Should be computer literate.
• Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks for self and others.


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