Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with our partners, customers and the world of science, we develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for 40 market segments. The Freudenberg Group employs some 50,000 people in 60 countries worldwide and generates sales of over 10 billion euros.

At Freudenberg Medical, we make products that save and improve the lives of people every day, all around the world. We are a global provider for medical device design and manufacturing with more than 2,000 employees. Innovation is at the core of our company, and we are proud of our industry-leading quality, lean manufacturing, and focus on innovation in products and processing technologies. Freudenberg Medical is an exciting place to work with lots of opportunity to learn, develop, and grow your career. Come join us and together we can make a difference in the future of healthcare.
location_on Spiddal, Co. Galway
trip_origin Cambus Teoranta
You support our team as

Production Group Lead II (Evenings)


  • Provide direct front line leadership and support to assigned production cells / areas. 
  • Supervise, support and mentor a team of approx. 15 production operators. 
  • Instil and maintain a positive team atmosphere in the production area. 
  • Ensure that the company behaviours (BUILDS) are being respected and followed.
  • Ensure that people management issues are effectively resolved in accordance with company policies and procedures.  Complete performance reviews for team. 
  • Ensure that products are built in accordance with the production schedule.
  • Ensure that KPI targets for safety, output, quality and productivity are achieved.
  • Maintain the hourly output tracking system.  Ensure that output, defects and downtime are accurately recorded.  Escalate issues appropriately.
  • Ensure that quality issues are dealt with in a timely manner.  Assist the Quality team in resolving issues.
  • Ensure that all paperwork associated with products being produced is completed accurately and in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure that all paperwork (e.g. CHR) and equipment (e.g. Templates, mandrels) are ready before the line/cell transitions to the next build. 
  • Ensure that work instructions and quality standards are accurate, clearly defined and followed.  Assist with / make changes to documentation that may be required.
  • Perform standard work audits and ensure issues are addressed. 
  • Ensure that assigned production cells / areas are staffed and operate in accordance with agreed plans. 
  • Ensure that the production team are adequately trained and competent.  Ensure that effective cross training is implemented.
  • Ensure that assigned work areas are fully compliant with GMP, Safety, 5S and good housekeeping obligations.  Address issues in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that assigned work areas operate in accordance with lean manufacturing policies and procedures (e.g. Kanban, 5S, Hr x Hr Tracking).  Ensure that team members understand and act accordingly.
  • Contribute effectively to the LPMS system.  Complete assigned improvement tasks (from LPMS, CAPA, CIP’s) efficiently and effectively.
  • Work proactively & effectively with support (Engineering, Quality, HR, others) to resolve operational challenges. 
  • Support and encourage the submission and implementation of continuous improvement ideas and safety good catches from all team members.
  • Participate in the interviewing and selection process for new employees.
  • Be flexible and take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.


  • Previous experience (3 years) as a line lead / team leader or equivalent role required.
  • Previous experience in a medical device manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to learn and understand production worksteps.
  • Ability to assess work content and an understanding of line balancing.
  • Good leadership and communication skills.
  • Be self directed and work with minimum supervision.
  • A can-do-attitude with emphasis on meeting all internal and external customer requirements.
  • A continuous improvement mindset.

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Company pension

Company pension

Company pension
Company pension: Save for retirement with the company's help
Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion: Enter a diversity-driven world of innovation
Health insurance

Health insurance

Health insurance
Health insurance: Insurance: backstop protection against health risks
Training / Career development

Training / Career development

Training / Career development
Training / Career development: Programs to supercharge skills and expertise
Paid holidays

Paid holidays

Paid holidays
Paid holidays: With paid time-off, local holidays are all the more relaxing.
The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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RecruiterVivian Kelly

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