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  • Job reference number:15302767
  • Client ID:RI/SJ45714
  • Posted on:07-DEC-2017
  • Location:MAYO
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Team Leader (Value Stream) – Mayo

We have an exciting new opportunity available for an experienced Operations Team Leader to join a leading Multinational in Mayo.

  • The new Value Stream Team Leader will lead a team of up to 20 direct reports.
  • Ideally this person should come from a highly regulated manufacturing industry with a solid track record of management.
  • A good knowledge of lean principles is desired such as completion of green or black belt projects.
  • Third level degree qualification is a distinct advantage.

Our client, who manufactures high quality medical devices for global distribution, is a great place to work where their employees are given the opportunity to reach their full potential in a challenging and enjoyable work place. They always seek to hire dedicated professionals who relate strongly to their values and can contribute to their continued growth.

This role will have the following responsibilities;

  • Supervising production activities against appropriate measurements. Managing all resources within their area i.e. labour and materials. Adherence and development of Key Performance Indicators such as EH&S, Quality, Service, Cost, machine OEE and 5S
  • Ensuring a positive employee relations climate is maintained while adhering to the relevant HR policies and that there is ongoing communications as required. Liaising with training coordinators to provide ongoing training and development for individuals to enhance flexibility and personal development.
  • Adhering to daily/weekly production schedules in conjunction with manufacturing planning and measuring adherence to this schedule.
  • Supervise the consumption of materials with the Value Stream and manage Work in Progress to agreed standards.
  • Completing all relevant documentation and ensuring good documentation practices and good manufacturing practices are adhered to
  • Leading and driving continuous improvement and quality activities with Operators and Fitters in the Value Stream.
  • Quality - Ensure quality standards and expectations are communicated and deployed. Ensure quality objectives (rework, scrap, line clearance, QA audits etc) are met
  • Actively participate in the waste and efficiency improvement process including leading improvement projects
  • Supervise communications within the Value Stream including weekly meetings and relevant issue identification and problem-solving meetings.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment which complies to relevant EH&S standards
  • Effectively manage the technical resources in the area to positively impact on key performance metrics (efficiency, waste and OEE).
This company provides support in many ways to its employees, including effective internal training and development in areas such as leadership, targeted skills, and career development for example. All of this, coupled with its very competitive remuneration package plus various benefits and rewards, make it a much sought after employer in the region from a candidate perspective.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson on 0719140251 or

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