Production Team Leader

  • Mergon Group
  • Castlepollard, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 17/02/2023
Full time, 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. 

The Role:

Reporting to the Production Manager, duties of the Production Team Leader will include:

  •  Plan and communicate the daily production workload, 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 blow moulding and injection moulding machine processes as required and on automation and downstream equipment. 
  • Liaise with Engineering and Quality to resolve issues and reduce downtime. 
  • Verify all applicable paperwork associated with batch records are properly completed in line with cGMP.
  • 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.


 The Person

  • Relevant experience in a supervisory role within the manufacturing industry.
  • Experience in moulding environment (injection or blow moulding) would be a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent ability to manage and delegate work
  • Team Player
  • Level headed & a logical thinker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail in relation to quality and output
  • Be health and safety conscious


This position is a full time, permanent position and involves working on a rotating shift basis (8 hour shifts) which includes night shift work.