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Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead

Reference:SMC5820 Location: Limerick
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Manufacturing Coordinator


The Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead (METL) is responsible for managing a phase (multiple production lines) to ensure critical metrics are met and to ensure a consistent and effective handover to the next team/shift. A technical qualification (minimum of Level 6 major award) is a requirement for this role.

· Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities.
· Lead New Product Introductions & Product Transfers
· Lead or actively participate in multi-functional teams to ensure New Product Introduction/Research and Development projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner; always practicing good teamwork in support of operating requirements.
· Demonstrate strong leadership and a clear identifiable work ethos within the team.
· Develop and maintain a J&J Credo & Behavioural Standards based culture within the group.
· Ensure effective closure on Quality System documents (Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s, Maps, etc).
· Ensure all process developments, New Production Innovations, etc. are led in accordance with the Quality management system.
· Implementation of safety/environmental requirements on purchase of all new equipment.
· Work with team leader to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
· Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives
· All employees are responsible for minimizing both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform.
· Be a leader on Site Safety by actively participating in the ERT team and related training.

Education & Experience

Minimum of a QQI Level 6 (completed apprenticeship) qualification in a Technical, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Moulding, Automation or related discipline is required (e.g. Electricians, Motor Mechanics, Fitters, Plumbers, Engineers, refrigeration and aeronautical technicians among others) (Time served in a technical role may be taken into consideration if currently working towards a qualification)
· 5 + years’ experience in a similar supervisory role
· Ability to demonstrate standards of leadership – Managing Complexity, Innovations, Customer Focus
· Project Management Skills / Experience with Lean Manufacturing processes/Six Sigma

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Seán McCarthy on +353 (0)87 798 8480 or [email protected] for further information.