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Contract: Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead / Ireland

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Location: Limerick, Ireland
Salary:Shift Allowance

The client has an exciting new opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead based in Limerick on an initial 12-month contract with the view to extension thereafter.

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.


  • The METL leads a team of technicians from entry and training, to developing technical skill of individuals to compliment resources of the business unit/phase
    · Manages technical issues & ensures plans in place/operation to address issues
    · Day to day People Management and on-the-job feedback given to technicians -resulting in consistent feedback through to performance evaluations
    · Follows through on all basics such as Focus lines /shift handovers / housekeeping / performance of shift
    · Develops training plans for new and established technicians
    · Identify and lead Cost and Technical Improvements under the departments' continuous improvement program.
    · Provide key inputs and leadership into ground- breaking process developments.
    · 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 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.


- 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

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