Technical Leader S010820

  • Cavan
Manufacturing & Logistics | |
JOB TITLE:Technical Leader S010820
REF NUMBER:Technical Leader S010820

Job Title: Technical Leader

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: €26 p/hr circa €54k + benefits

Location: Co. Cavan

Job Ref: S010820


RecruitmentPlus on behalf of our client, have an exciting new opportunity for a Technical Leader with an international manufacturer based in Co. Cavan.

The role will hold responsibility for running extrusion lines and supporting other associated areas as a technical super-user within the Plastics production area. Therefore previous plastic extrusion experience is necessary. Experience within a similar technical role, with some experience of supervising or leadership responsibilities is advantageous but full training in the role can be given.

Role / Core Responsibilities:

  • Operate extruders and ancillary equipment

  • Support Thermo-forming Operation

  • Set up, tear down and cleaning of extrusion machines and ancillary equipment

  • Read and interpret customer and internal product specifications and prints

  • Perform quality inspections on products using a variety of measurement equipment

  • Maintains accurate production and QC records

  • Participate in the investigation of warranties for products, ensuring correcting actions are effectively implemented

  • Troubleshoot issues as needed

  • Ability to independently set up the process, within supplied specification

  • Ensure that all machine, tools and processes are run in accordance to the proscribed process tolerances and protocols

  • Monitor, maintain and improve daily production / stock levels

  • Performs housekeeping activities to keep area neat and safe and ensure continuance of good housekeeping practice

  • Drive continuous improvement programs.

  • Continually strive to improve the manufacturing process & labour variances.

  • Maintain and improve material efficiencies

  • Perform other duties as directed by management

This list is not exhaustive and other duties may be required that are within the capabilities of the post holder.



  • Plastic Extrusion or relevant experience is essential

  • HNC/HND Diploma in a Technical Field (Mechanical / Electrical Engineering)

  • Mechanical Aptitude (with previous Technical experience)

  • Experience of Supervising a continuous production line

  • Excellent communication skills including Microsoft suite

  • Excellent communicator – ability to communicate to colleagues at all levels

  • Ability to troubleshoot

  • Methodical/Logical thinker

  • Hands on in their approach

If you have the relevant qualifications and experience and are interested in this position, please apply now and Ciara who is based in our North East office will be in contact if you are suitable


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