Our client, a leading manufacturer in Clare currently has an opportunity for a Product Leader to join their team. This is a full time, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.
Responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of a product unit to ensure delivery of product in line with agreed TAT and quality levelsResponsible for the team budget and contributing to achievement of the overall production financial budget.
Management of the production team to ensure achievement of key indices that include Customer deliveries, labour efficiency, scrap, overtime, absenteeism, and machine downtime, in line with agreed targets.
Recruitment and development of team personnel
Setting and achieving key performance metrics for the team
Provide performance measurement and feedback to production team.
Develop and manage the production personnel to ensure sufficient skilled labour is in place to meet Production requirements.
Adhere to all company standards, policies, and procedures including health and safety requirements.
Develop a climate of employee participation within production.
Provide leadership and encourage team members taking responsibility.
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.
Facilitate all approved initiatives from other teams which impact on the jobholder’s team
Ensure partner functions are aware of production requirements in relation to preventative maintenance, new process equipment, personnel, etc. and agree planned delivery to meet company goals
Education and Experience:
Diploma/Degree level desirable.Experience of leading a team within a production environment
Demonstrated planning ability
Ability to work closely with engineering, customer services and other functional departments
Knowledge of Lean manufacturing would be an advantage
Diploma or Certificate in business related subject desirable.
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Proven strong Team leading ability as well as a major contributor to projects and programs.
Proven ability to drive continuous improvement through a team using leadership and motivational tools
For more information on this position please call Melissa Foley on 061336136 or 05821665 and apply online and a member of the Harmonics team will be in touch