Production Team Leader

  • Decotek Automotive
  • Collinstown, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 14/01/2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Production Team Leader onsite in Collinstown, Co. Westmeath

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Floor Manager, the Team Leader has the responsibility of managing their team through the Operator structure.

Key Areas:

  • Manage a Cell within the Production department.
  • Ensure that all Health & Safety regulations are adhered to by all employees within the Cell
  • Ensure that the product is to the agreed quality standard and manufactured on time in full to the production schedule
  • Ensure that performance and time and attendance of operatives is adequately monitored and managed in line with company procedures
  • Train operatives in the operation of machines within the Cell
  • The Team Leader is a working cell leader for the area

 Principle Accountabilities:

  • Adherence to the Production plan and achieving the Lean Sheet targets in output and quality
  • Lead and co-ordinate the day to day activities of the Cell/Cells
  • Responsible for the Quality output of the Cell/Cells
  • Responsible for the labour efficiency of the Cell/Cells
  • Adherence to and monitoring of daily scrap levels and rework targets and assist in developing and implementing plans to eliminate scrap.
  • Responsible for trouble shooting and problem solving
  • Lead and promote continuous improvement
  • Establish the requirements for training and development of employees to ensure compliance with Cell objectives and targets.
  • Ensuring cell training matrix is maintained/up to date
  • Responsible for cell reporting, Verbal and Written as directed by the production management
  • Responsible for displaying cell information, adherence to plan, performance, scrap and rework figures.
  • Responsible for cell improvement initiatives including 5S.


  • Strong people management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP etc
  • Results orientated.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage deadline

Please submit a CV through the link provided