Team Leader

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, part of the global Nelipak Corporation is a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of custom designed thermoformed packaging of the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Nelipak Healthcare Packaging operate within 10 sites Globally and 5 sites within Europe.  Location at Galway site. 

The production team leader will be responsible for organizing and leading a team in an efficient and effective manner to ensure production plan is met and report on same.  S/he will be responsible for meeting productivity, efficiency, quality and EHS targets. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote compliance with health & safety regulations 
  • Responsible for throughput, labour efficiency and quality metrics 
  • Review throughput and implementation of lean principles in line with continuous improvement objectives 
  • Focus will be to manage positive employee relations and develop team-versatility 
  • Maintain all GMP and quality system requirements 
  • Ensure scheduled skill and procedure training is carried out on time, evaluate effectiveness and maintain all associated records 
  • Review and report manufacturing issues to the supervisor on a daily basis 
  • Utilise in-house IS systems to track and report on key metrics identified eg. batch analysis, OEE 
  • Induct new staff, carry out performance appraisals, counseling and discipline interviews 
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives where performance is below expectation 
  • Daily rota for your team ensuring resources, works orders and material are in place 
  • Close production works orders in online folders and Syspro 
  • Booking stock to inventory and maintenance of daily production log 
  • Opening Works orders in Pragma 
  • 50% on the line to cover breaks/absenteeism etc. 
  • CAPA investigation and completion 
  • Arrangement of post pack audits and inspections and record keeping for same 
  • Update packing instructions in NQMS 

Key Attributes:

  • Strong systems knowledge
  • Working knowledge of GMP, ISO quality standards and production processes
  • Mindful leadership mind-set
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capability
  • Decision-making and reporting skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent record  

Remuneration Package:

A competitive salary & benefits package is offered based on experience.

We welcome the opportunity to interview candidates who meet the above criteria and who demonstrate initiative, flexibility and the ambition to succeed. Please forward details to Joanne Shaughnessy