Manufacturing Team Lead

Website Ref: TPM04538

Our client is a healthcare company based in Waterford looking for a Manufacturing Team Lead to oversee production processes and assists Supervisor in establishing production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.


  • Confers with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards.
  • Also assists in obtaining data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
  • Helps to minimize excessive material on production floor.
  • Assists in the coordination of production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
  • Reviews and discusses production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems with production supervisors.
  • Assists in the minimization of scrap and materials request order (MRO) usage.
  • Ensures that each workstation has a clean operating area.
  • Assists in the implementation of operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve metrics.
  • Monitors all production metrics and completes monthly “report card”. Seeks continued improvement in lowering line and plant defects per million (DPM).
  • Ensures that line employees read, understand and adhere to appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Ensures proper stocking and availability of operation supplies and equipment.
  • Assists in monitoring the SPC system to fix repetitive and recognize problems immediately.
  • Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of operations and industry.
  • Strong proficiency in determining requirements to enable company’s business goals and objectives with ability to devise and implement strategy to achieve targets.
  • Strong financial and analytical ability.
  • Proficiency in managing business analytics to determine optimum company footprint.
  • Proven track record of successful change management accomplishments, implementing and management continuous productivity and cost reduction programs.
  • Strong and convincing communication skills.
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.

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