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Operations Team Lead

Ref: 77503

  • 50,000-70,000
  • 11 Jul 2022
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Operations Team Lead

About the Company

Fantastic opportunity for a passionate people leader to make their mark on one of the largest manufacturing sites in this Global Life Science Leader.

About the Position

In this role you will lead a committed group of 30-35 manufacturing associates ensuring they are performing optimally on a daily basis and ensuring their excellence and development over time. Manufacturing experience is highly desired but if you come from outside manufacturing but can demonstrate exceptional people leadership then this could be an exciting opportunity to step into the Life Sciences Industry.
You will work a 24/5 shift pattern, meaning a mix of 12 hour shifts across days and nights but no weekend work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead/allocate personnel using resource scheduler, flexibility matrix, etc
  • Empower and develop staff in line with the standards of leadership.
  • Assist in the selection of new employees as required to meet business needs.
  • Complete performance appraisals in a timely manner.
  • Ensure staff are trained in all relevant HSE procedures.
  • Actively promote HSE within the department and ensure health & safety is a goal for all direct reports.
  • achieve production targets – hours recovered, units manufactured, efficiency, etc.
  • promote an environment of continuous improvement and innovation in line with lean thinking and process excellence.
  • ensure equipment is operated and maintained in an efficient manner.
  • ensure all equipment condition checks are performed on time.


  • Third level or equivalent qualification preferably within Engineering or Business.
  • 2 years minimum shown leadership experience.
  • Understanding of requirements of cGMP and familiarity with other relevant regulatory requirements.
  • The ability to influence.
  • You must be a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic.
  • Good communication skills.

Remuneration Package

A strong salary and benefits package is on offer. This is a full time, permanent role. Due to the nature of the role this is 100% on site.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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