Manufacturing Team Leader

Parker Stewart
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Our client is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

We currently have a number of vacancies for Manufacturing Team Leaders for their site in Longford :

  • 5 Day Day Shift
  • 4 Day Evening Shift (Condensed) which will be based in Kitpack, Fill / Label and/or Testing (Monday to Thursday)
  • 5 Day Evening Shift which will be based in our Testing Lab (Monday to Friday)


  • To ensure the plant meets its customer quality, service, regulatory financial and safety goals through effective supervision of the manufacture and  testing of diagnostic products for the plant’s product range.

  • To ensure continual compliance with the policies relating to personnel, quality, engineering, safety and finance.

  • To support new product and process transfers and to ensure a steady, timely flow of new products.

  • To directly supervise the workforce in the manufacturing areas to ensure production targets in terms of quality, quantity, safety, wastage and mix are attained.


  • Optimise the use of human resources by encouraging an atmosphere of involvement, open communications and effective teamwork.

  • Motivate employees and build teams to support the plant’s policy of continuous improvement towards the concept of zero defects.

  • Ensure safety standards are met and safe-working practices are adhered to including waste management.

  • Ensure that any events that have the potential to cause environmental loss or damage are reported immediately.

  • Participate in all EHS awareness activities.

  • Ensure all documents are adhered to and ensure GMP requirements are maintained.

  • Ensure area is working within budgeted cost constraints.

  • Liaise directly with all service departments in an effective manner to ensure support services are fully utilised.

  • Ensure regular appraisals are carried out and training needs identified, training plans agreed and completed.

  • Ensure all direct reports are fully trained with regard to safety, method and efficiency and maintain all relevant training records up to date.

  • Maintain ETMS To Do List.

  • Conduct business in a manner that will protect human health, safety and the environment by complying with all applicable EHS laws as well as the companies Global and Technical Standards.


  • A relevant degree or equivalent in a Business, Engineering or Science discipline is desirable

  • Supervisory experience in a regulated manufacturing environment is desired.

  • Knowledge of GMP requirements in a healthcare or pharmaceutical facility (as this will provide an understanding of the quality requirements for this role).

  • Experience of manufacturing is essential to understand the day-to-day work practices of the area under supervision.

  • The Manufacturing Team Leader will lead and motivate the Manufacturing team reporting to the area Manufacturing Manager. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day running of the manufacturing/testing areas under their remit. He/she will be responsible for quality, efficiency, wastage, mix and safety within the area. He/she will ensure that formal goals are reviewed on a regular basis and that formal performance reviews are carried out (at a minimum) once per year.

    If this role is of interest to you apply now or contact David Smith at Parker Stewart with any queries you may have.