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Assistant Workcell Leader

Req ID: J2328003-IL

  • Location
    Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
  • Category Operations
  • Posted Monday, July 25, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

Position Summary:

  • The Assistant Workcell leader is accountable for the operational performance of a product family within a larger Workcell, ensuring the KPIs are achieved for that specific product family.
  • Lead, influence and motivate a customer focused team in a matrix structure to achieve Workcell KPIs and manufacturing solutions to meet/exceed our customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities and End Results: (Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following):

  • Lead, influence and motivate a customer focused team in a matrix structure to achieve Workcell KPIs and manufacturing solutions to meet and exceed customer expectations.
  • Report KPIs to Workcell Leader on a weekly basis
  • Deliver actual versus quote on a monthly basis
  • Drive operational excellence by setting clear direction and expectations for performance, and measure actual performance with respect to Product Quality, labour efficiency, and yield against targets.
  • Manage Master Planning Schedule for Workcell on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis to include equipment, people, and processes. 
  • Control costs impacting the customer P&L and Balance Sheet.
  • Report monthly to senior leadership on the performance of the product family
  • Drive a continuous improvement culture enabling problem solving and innovative solutions.
  • Create a highly talented Workcell team and champion a positive employee environment by promoting; open communication, engagement and development of team members. Promote a culture of inclusiveness, trust, cooperation, and a commitment to teamwork.
  • Manage elements of the commercial quotation process for product family assigned.
  • Supports all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

Job Specifications The minimum education and experience required to perform this job competently.   

  • Degree in Engineering/relevant discipline desirable.
  • 5 years’ experience in Manufacturing/Engineering in a healthcare/contract manufacturing environment essential.
  • Previous people management/leadership highly desirable
  • Customer facing experience advantages


  • Excellent lean, operations leadership, organisational and communication skills.
  • Excellent Performance Management skills
  • Ability to influence, motivate and drive self and others.
  • Performance and results driven.
  • Excellent initiative and decision-making capability.
  • Ability to work in a team matrix structure environment.
  • High level of GMP, safe working practices and awareness.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Project & ERP systems.

Organization Linkages:   List the titles of individuals and organizations with which this position has the most frequent and significant contact.  Briefly describe the nature of those contacts.

  • Reports to Workcell Leader
  • Operations Team and Managers.
  • Quality Team and Managers.
  • Supply Chain Team and Managers.
  • Program Team and Managers
  • HR Team and Managers
  • Customers

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