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Associate Line Lead
Headquartered in the vibrant city of Galway, with offices around the world, Aerogen is proud to be the world leader in acute care aerosol drug delivery. Recognised through multiple MedTech awards and eight-time winner of the Zenith award for Respiratory Care Excellence in North America, collectively our employees make a difference to patients’ lives every day, having already reached 16 million patients in over 75 countries.
Our talented and skilled team collaborate to innovate, challenge and test not only in relation to our products but every facet of how we work. We lead the way, finding innovative solutions to even the most complex problems, all in the name of delivering better patient care.
Our business is growing rapidly across the globe and as we grow, our core culture of “We Care” universally connects us. We believe that your ambition and integrity fuels ours and we are committed to supporting our employees to reach their full potential through tangible investment in their careers. Join us as we continue to #discoverbetter.
What is the role?
The Associate Line Lead is responsible for ensuring the production processes are actively engaged to meet the daily safety, quality, delivery, and cost targets and achieve the production schedule. The Associate Line Leader coordinates orders, and material job orders to the production cells and ensures safety and quality standards are always maintained.
What are the key responsibilities?
• Flexibility and openness to learning new processes, along with the ability to provide efficient and effective colleague training.
• Assisting operations training in distributing new document revisions to the line
• Ensure stable shift operations and participate in the appraisal process to enhance performance management processes.
• Complete special projects and assignments as requested.
• Ensure all team members comply with safety guidelines and procedures by promoting a safety-first culture.
• Chair daily Quality (QRQC) & Production Performance (PIT1) meetings and reporting on daily Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost performance.
• Effectively maintain a designated place of work in a clean, tidy and safe condition and ensure all housekeeping requirements are met.
• Review GDP daily Device History Records (DHRs) and logbooks and coach team members to improve quality compliance.
• Establish and maintain a quality culture with the team ensuring procedures and work methods are accurate and quality compliant.
• Complete all required documentation accurately, clearly and compliant with specific procedures, GMP & GDP standards and regulations.
• Complete all required documentation accurately, clearly, and in compliance with specific procedures, GMP & GDP standards, and regulations.
• Measure Overall Equipment Effectiveness losses and liaise with engineering staff to minimise downtime responsibly.
• Identify and report stock risks and plan production processes for the daily production meeting, ensuring delivery targets and meeting expectations.
• Coordinate and encourage team members to achieve daily production targets.
• Effective planning of weekly overtime to achieve production targets.
• Participate in daily face-to-face and written handover meetings detailing shift performance and any emerging issues.
• Release CSI Job headers in line with production requirements for the current and following shift, maintaining continuous order flow.
What education and experience are required?
• HETAC Level 6 or Level 7 in a relevant discipline or equivalent competence in coordinating production processes and operations staff
• Minimum of 2 years supervisory/management experience is desired, preferably in a medical manufacturing environment.
• Ability to read and understand complex manufacturing and production information, including production drawings, work orders, and related manufacturing and quality specifications.
What key skills will make you great at the role?
• Experience leading teams or projects strongly desired.
• Medical device manufacturing experience.
• Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
• Ability to work well with others and pay attention to detail.
• Sound decision making and organizational skills.
• Self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills.
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively within a cross functional team.
• Flexible and willing to work within changing priorities and promote change.
• Ability to effectively manage a simultaneous range of diverse activities
• Fit and willing to work on 3 cycle rotating shift
What is it like to work at Aerogen?
Our purpose is to transform patient lives and our ethos is to #discoverbetter. This also translates to how we look after our people. We want talented, passionate and engaged people to join Aerogen and build your career with us. We understand that your life evolves through different stages, and we are here to support our global team with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone! Here is an idea of what we offer:
• Excellent medical care.
• Bonus & Pension.
• ‘Aerogen Connect’ – our employee led programme which supports our global teams to unite and have fun.
• We pledge 1% of profits and time to charities and organisations
Check out our careers website to discover more about Life at Aerogen
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Associate Line Lead