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  • Dublin, Waterford, Carlow
  • Athlone, Galway
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  • Job reference number:15185507
  • Client ID:RI/NC2014
  • Posted on:11-JAN-2017
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Job type:PERMANENT

What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment is working closely with our client, a highly successful Manufacturing company in seeking to recruit a Production Team Leader in Co. Galway. The Production Team Leader will lead a team working on a 4 – cycle shift pattern in a busy manufacturing environment.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for set up and general maintenance
  • Ability to problem solve technical issues and daily technical trouble shooting
  • Participate in Improvement projects
  • Responsible for the working conditions of all machinery in moulding & report tooling problems to the mould maintenance department
  • Update all production information and communicate issues to other teams and management
  • Carry out any Inspection activity as defined in the Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure the moulding machines are continuously supplied with the correct plastic materials
  • Ability to management all those that are on shift
What are we looking for?

  • Polymer technology/ Mechanical Engineering/Plastics Engineering qualification ideally with a minimumof 2 years’ experience
  • Exposure and knowledge of injection moulding would be an advantage
  • Should have a good knowledge of the principles of5S, SMED, and Kaizen
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly and production equipment
  • Exposure with Vision applications would be a distinct advantage
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of the different automation systems
  • Willing to work a shift pattern
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects

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