Engineering Team Leader
Mayo, Sligo
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Mayo, Sligo

Engineering Team Leader

Engineering Team Leader

To provide a Facilities, Instruments and/or Manufacturing Engineering service to the plant, in order to maximize the availability of Testing Instruments, Plant and/or Manufacturing Equipment. To ensure continual compliance with the policies relating to Personnel, Quality, Engineering, Safety and Finance. To control all relevant engineering budgets. To develop the Engineering team with the emphasis on continual operational improvements and employee development.


  • Establish with the relevant Manager the department goals.
  • Ensure Safety Standards are met and safe-working practices adhered to.
  • Foster and lead continuous improvement to the culture of safety.
  • Recommend/implement improvements to safety standards.
  • Liaise directly with other departments in accident/incident investigations and address any issues arising from these investigations.
  • Preparation and management of departmental budgets to agreed time-lines.
  • Preparation of Capital Expenditure Requests for Plant and manufacturing equipment.
  • Manage and support the Engineering Team in ensuring that facilities, instruments and testing support activities, utilities and equipment are maintained to meet the required legal, divisional and corporate standards.
  • Compliance with requirements of plant quality system.
  • Compliance with requirements of the internal CAPA system, i.e. NCR initiation, investigation preparations, CAPA plan preparation, corrective action completion, etc.
  • Liaise with Division Engineering.
  • In conjunction with the Calibration Co-coordinator ensure compliance with calibration requirements.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the facility, instruments, and manufacturing equipment.
  • Ensure that the team supports testing and manufacturing activities in the Technical Operations and Quality areas to ensure that product passes through the area in an efficient manner.
  • Ensure the maintenance of utility services and process plant.
  • Ensure the maintenance of appropriate test instrumentation.
  • Ensure the maintenance of pest control, housekeeping and GMP.
  • Ensure prompt attention of the Manufacturing Manager in areas of risk, which might have an adverse effect on product quality and/or safety.
  • Implement relevant engineering projects to support on-going EHS plans.
  • Manage Risk insurers audit assessment and ensure compliance.
  • Ensure PM system is implemented on facility and manufacturing equipment.
  • Identify and manage the development needs of the engineering Team to ensure optimum use of resources and succession plans.
  • Ensure each individual in the team has an annual Performance Appraisal.
  • Identify and implement CIP’s.
  • Ensure the implementation of an efficient Energy Management Programme and implement initiatives to reduce energy requirement and costs.
  • Ensure External contractors are managed and supervised.
  • Negotiate Cost / Quality Effective External Contracts.
  • Ensure the effective management of appropriate internal and external plant projects.

Education & Competencies

  • Third level qualification in Engineering or related discipline to provide the foundation necessary to understanding engineering principles and develop ongoing engineering skills.
  • 2 years experience in an Engineering supervisory position and/or 5 years experience of manufacturing operations in healthcare type industry.
  • Detailed functional knowledge required of wide range of manufacturing equipment.
  • Must be self-starter with ability to organise and work within a team.


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