Team Leader

Wexford, Full Time

Noel Recruitment are recruiting for the role of Team Leader for a client in Wexford Town.

Day and Evening Shift

Rate of pay €13.50 per hour


JOB PURPOSE:                To manage and coordinate operations within a designated area of one or more laundries in a manner which maximises performance of Operators and Machines, within the goals established for Quality, Health & Safety, and the Environment.


REPORTING TO:                Shift Leader and Operations Manager:            



Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • To review, adjust and agree daily plans with the Shift Leader
  • To meet with Shift Leaders for the purposes of scheduling work, coordinating activities, addressing issues of Performance, as well as issues of Health & Safety and Work Environment
  • To work with the Shift Leaders to determine the Stocks of Work in Process which should be maintained within their Assigned Area(s) in order to maintain a continuous flow of work while minimising the number of changeovers of operators and machines
  • To keep a check on the actual level of Stocks in their assigned Area(s) and to ensure that that Stocks are replenished in a Timely Manner
  • To ensure that the area/areas under their control is/are maintained in a clean and orderly manner, with ‘a place for everything and everything in its place’
  • To coordinate Maintenance Interventions to deliver on the approved Maintenance Plan for his/her area, with both internal with third-party maintenance resources
  • To work with Shift Leaders in the continuous improvement of their area(s) and to coordinate with the Technical Area to ensure that improvements are incorporated into the Plant’s Quality System
  • To ensure that the resources at their disposal are used in an efficient manner and that Quality System Procedures are adhered to at all times
  • To work with the Operations Manager and Shift Leaders on the design and implementation of improvement projects and to facilitate the implementation of improvements
  • To record data as required in an accurate and timely manner and ensure that his/her reports do likewise
  • To meet with the Operations Manager and Shift Leaders on a regular basis to provide them with status reports for their area(s), to review performance, to agree corrective actions, and to report progress with respect to actions previously agreed.
  • To take responsibility in utilising available manpower and resources in the achievement of agreed production/processing targets


  • Minimum of 2 years Experience in Team Leader Role
  • Demonstrated ability to Supervise General Operatives and Manage resources effectively
  • A Good Knowledge of the manufacturing production process from Intake to End of Line
  • Flexibility in terms of moving between designated Team Leader areas and stepping down to General Operative Level when required to do so


  • An ability to multitask without feeling pressured
  • Good at analysing and solving problems and coming up with new ways of doing things
  • Good at both working within and directing teams
  • Comfortable with/open to, working with IT Systems and Machine/Equipment Control Panels
  • Proficient in Microsoft Offic
  • Basic counselling skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Attention to detail.
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