Operations Team Leader

  • Mergon Group
  • Mergon Group, Water St, Loughanalla, Castlepollard, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 07/10/2021
Permanent Manufacturing

Job Description

Who we are?

At Mergon, we mould ideas for a sustainable future. We work with leading brands like Tesla, BMW, Xerox and Abbott to design, manufacture and deliver sustainable products for the vehicles and equipment of the future.

We care deeply about our colleagues, customers and our community and we have a curiosity that constantly pushes us to innovate and improve. We are competent, capable and we invest in our people and in our processes to ensure we continue to grow and do our best work every day.

What’s the job?

We are currently looking for an Operations Team Leader (3 cycle shift) to join our growing team. Reporting to the Production Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Plan and communicate the daily production work load, delegating duties to relevant people.
  • Supervise to ensure adherence to safety and operating procedures, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and Line Clearance
  • Troubleshoot on blow moulding and injection moulding machine processes as required and on automation and downstream equipment.
  • Verify all applicable paperwork associated with batch records are properly completed in line with cGMP
  • Liaise with Engineering and Quality to resolve issues and reduce downtime.
  • Feedback and report production and machine metrics and relevant issues to the Production Manager.
  • Complete work to close out CAPAs and Change Controls as may be required & manage NCR process in conjunction with QA Technicians.
  • Report production and quality metrics at the end of the shift and daily production meeting
  • Continually review production methods/operating procedures with a view to improving efficiency, quality and visual management
  • Ensure employees receive appropriate training
  • Effectively manage holidays, absence & timekeeping and provide feedback to employees on performance
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained to the highest standard

What we're looking for

  • Have a relevant 3rd level qualification in Engineering or a related field
  • Experience in moulding environment (injection or blow moulding) preferred
  • Strong attention to detail with structured approach to planning & organising
  • Be able to work on own initiative and priorities work as required
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Experience in people management including conducting performance reviews