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People Area Lead - Weekend

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/26/2017 10:57:23 AM
  • 2831136
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): Ireland ; Cork

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Role Summary:
Reporting to the BU Supervisor the People Area Lead will be responsible for organising the day to day activities of a team of Lead Operators and Process Operators across the Business Unit to deliver the business needs and customer requirements of that area in a manner that enhances the direct relationship culture.

Essential Responsibilities:

Plan delivery
• Production/Packaging Schedule delivery: create day plans, plan and deliver schedule. Organise area and lines to maintain schedule, update, liaise and communicate with other departments to execute schedule
• Batch Documentation: accountability for Batch Record Right First Time, Liaise with QA/QP/Support departments and Compliance Area Lead in resolving process/technical issues on line
• Handover: ensure detailed shift handovers are prepared and completed

People management
• Manage and interface with team: spend daily time on floor with shift ensuring contact time with operators and Lead Operator and provide active direction and supervision
• Deal with operator issues: actively follow up on grievances, escalate issues in a timely manner
• Identify and manage positive and ‘needs improvement’ behaviours in the team.
• Team Leadership: lead, motivate and manage the team to achieve required targets
• Performance management of reports: ensure continuous performance feedback is maintained, act as an employee advocate, recognise and reward employees as appropriate, manage G&Os/PMPs.
• Employee development: provide information on and suggest relevant training for employee
• Update and maintain COREHR, co-ordinate leave, follow late’s/absence procedures, schedule overtime as necessary and update overtime board
• Recruitment: participate in the selection and recruitment of operators

• Meetings: attend relevant meetings and lead/provide input as necessary e.g. meetings with Supervisor and Operator team meetings
• Communications: communicate and update the team regularly (e.g. on site policies and goals through team/department meetings)

• EHS: ensure EHS Compliance on your shift. Identify safety risks and report in a timely manner
• Quality: accountability for team’s compliance. Continually raise standards of on-line Compliance, ensuring adherence to SOPs and accurate and timely documentation.
• Ensure 5S standards are maintained and improved

Continuous improvement
• Suggestions: surface ideas and suggestions from team. Support BU Suggestions scheme program.
• Drive CI within shift: Be proactive in surfacing continuous improvement initiatives. Drive improved yields and efficiency
• OEE: track and deliver line performance against target and implement OEE improvement actions
• Batch reviews: drive Batch Record Right First Time on shift


• Previous experience of working within teams
• Appropriate technical skills and industry sector experience desirable
• Excellent people, communication and interpersonal skills
• People Management Experience
• Leaving Certificate a requirement, 3rd Level Qualification desirable

Locations: Ireland ; Cork

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