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Operations Lead

Job description

Operations Lead – Westmeath - Permanent

Manage and control resources to ensure the production plan is achieved while maintaining the safety, quality, and cost targets in place.


  • Plan and communicate the daily production workload, delegating duties to Chargehand, Material Handler and Production Operators.

  • Supervise to ensure adherence to safety and operating procedures, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and Line Clearance.

  • Ensure all non-conforming events are dealt with through Non-Conformance Procedure and manage the NCR process in conjunction with the QA Technician.

  • Perform set up activities for primary and secondary equipment and relevant paperwork as required.

  • Troubleshoot on primary and secondary processes as required.

  • Verify all applicable paperwork associated with batch records are properly completed in line with cGMP.

  • Complete work to close out CAPAs and Change Controls as may be required.

  • Report production and quality metrics at the end of the shift and daily production meeting.

  • Continually review production methods/operating procedures with a view to improving efficiency, quality and visual management.

  • Ensure employees receive appropriate training and that this training is documented.

  • Develop machines manuals and other documentation as required.

  • Effectively manage holidays, absence & timekeeping and provide feedback to
    employees on performance.

  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained to the highest standard.
    Implement 5S activities to improve visual factory.