Production Line Lead

Location Galway, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Kate Skehan
Job ref KS-LLEAD_1628265402

Job description

Staffline Ireland is currently recruiting for a Production Line Lead for a leading pharma company based in Galway. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic team within the Production and Manufacturing function. In this role you will report into the Production Supervisor. A culture of collaboration, work life balance and rewarding talent are all encouraged along with progression in your career. This award winning company is experiencing huge growth in the market and now is an exciting time to join due to further expansion.


  • Meet production schedule on a daily and weekly basis
  • Communicate and record any downtime or production stoppages
  • Ensure all materials and equipment is available for the line to run smoothly
  • Organise efficient line clearances, review cleaning logs and sign accordingly
  • Communicate to people on the line - daily targets
  • Manufacture / pack product to GMP/FDA / regulatory standards as outlined in company documentation
  • Accurate completion of all necessary documentation, and review of work orders & carry out IPC checks
  • Ensure machines / equipment are maintained and working correctly
  • Carry out minor machine / equipment adjustments as appropriate
  • Clean machines / work area in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Assist with training as required
  • Assist in preparation of new and review existing procedures
  • Attainment of targets relevant to work centre & adherence to health and safety procedures
  • Ensure compliance to documented procedures and GMP/FDA requirements as outlined in company procedures
  • Maintenance of hygiene / housekeeping standards in the production area
  • Comply to terms and conditions outlined in your contract of employment
  • Liaise with and collaborate with Quality Assurance to ensure that the product is being produced at acceptable levels of quality
  • Completion and review of Manufacturing and packaging batch documentation when needed
  • Ensure SOP's and CI's are up to date in your work station
  • Assist with the investigations and close out of deviations
  • Assist with Internal and External Audits
  • Maintaining GMP / FDA Housekeeping at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members


  • The Production Line Lead will motivate production teams to achieve production KPI's within their areas & striving to ensure dynamic cross trained work force
  • Ensuring all performance issues are dealt with in a constructive and prompt manner and escalating to Production Supervisor where appropriate
  • Facilitating open two-way communications with your team & assist with employee on-boarding

Health & Safety

  • Responsible for ensuring that all H&S policies and procedures are adhered to by driving H&S compliance.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all site and emergency evacuation procedures are followed.
  • Responsible for the reporting and completion accidents reports


  • Minimum 4 years' experience working in a regulated manufacturing FDA/HPRA environment
  • Experience of operating technical equipment within a highly regulated manufacturing industry is essential
  • Experience of manufacturing process of either Solid dosage, Liquid dosages or operation of Blister Packing Machine
  • Manual handling training
  • Proven leadership capabilities. Experience as team lead, relief supervisor desirable
  • Willingness to undertake training if required
  • Excellent knowledge of GMP & GDP requirements desirable
  • Availability to work on shift cycle based on company requirements

In Return:

  • Educational Assistance Programmes
  • Pension Plan
  • Employee Wellness Programme
  • Staff Discounts
  • Free 24hr access to onsite Gym
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Sports & Social Club Discounts


On 1st of July Grafton Recruitment Ireland became Staffline Recruitment Ireland. This may not matter to you when you're looking for a new opportunity, but we just wanted to tell you a little bit about us. We know that finding the right job can be challenging and we have the tools and resources to help you succeed. We are a leading recruitment agency offering a full recruitment solution throughout the island of Ireland and across the UK. We have branches across the island including Swords, Walkinstown and Cork with offices in Galway and Dundalk. Whether it's temporary contracts or full time employment, you can be sure that Staffline Ireland will have the right career for you. For all of our latest opportunities please go to our website

Thank you for reading the above, should you wish to apply for the role, please send your CV via the link to Kate Skehan at


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