Team Leader - Contract

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Publish Date: 
15/03/2018 - 00:00 to 28/04/2018 - 01:00
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Temporary Full Time
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We are currently recruiting a Team Leader with long established multinational client based in Shannon. Position will be offered on 9-month contract on day shift. Responsibility includes ensuring the smooth running of the shift by meeting production requirements and supporting production team.

Overall Responsibility:

The Team Leader is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the shift by meeting production requirements and supporting the production team.

Key Tasks:

Perform the Team Leader role in support of one or more production areas.
Drive assigned production areas to achieve daily/weekly/monthly performance metrics
Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities.
Execute all relevant company policies and procedures

Detailed Responsibilities:

Provide leadership and direction to one or more production areas.
Continuously meet and exceed the daily performance targets.
Drive all production metrics to excellence and update all associated visual communication charts as required
Perform regular 6S audits on all production areas and drive LEAN initiatives on the second shift e.g. TPM, Kaizen events etc.
Hold regular communications meetings
Contribute to employee appraisals on an annual basis
Drive individual employee performance on a daily basis and provide regular feedback to all employees on all aspects of their performance
Adhere to all company standards, policies, and procedures including health and safety requirements.
Provide the necessary support in the training and development of production operators.
Work with Engineering and quality on the identification & implementation of productivity improvement programs.
Ensure product integrity by following all appropriate engineering and quality procedures
Work with all relevant support departments to ensure all equipment and processes are operating to maximum efficiency
Provide documented, detailed shift handover reports to the product leader on a daily basis
Develop production plans for all cells within the relevant production area in cooperation with the product leader.


A minimum of 4 years experience working in similar role in a high volume manufacturing or repair facility
Demonstrated team leader / management experience
Demonstrated experience of driving a process/processes to excellence
Familiarity with LEAN techniques


Certificate / Diploma / Degree in supervisory management or equivalent experience.


A strong element of Flexibility is required for this position.

eFlexes is an equal opportunities employer.