Operations Team Lead, Johnson & Johnson, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 1 month ago

Johnson & Johnson, Cork

Operations Team Lead, Johnson & Johnson, Cork
Location: Cork

Department: Operations

Reports to: Value Stream Manager


For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

That is why we in Ireland are working to build an inclusive environment where a diverse set of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

As an Operations Team Lead, your typical day may include:


  • Effectively lead/allocate personnel using resource scheduler, flexibility matrix, etc
  • Empower and develop staff in line with the standards of leadership.
  • Assist in the selection of new employees as required to meet business needs.
  • Complete performance appraisals in a timely manner.
  • Optimally run absence, late & disciplinary matters in a fair and reasonable manner in line with company policies and credo values.
  • Establish individual goals and objectives and measure actual performance.
  • Develop a credo based culture, establishing credo teams to focus on specific indices.
  • Provide timely feedback to employees on performance
  • Connect with staff on a regular and consistent basis as defined.
  • Keep management advised of employee relation issues & concerns in a timely manner.

Health & safety

  • Act as emergency response coordinator when required.
  • Ensure all accidents & near misses are reported, investigated and ensure actions are closed.
  • Ensure all HSE policies and procedures are adhered to in accordance with the responsibilities defined in the company safety statement.
  • Ensure staff are trained in all relevant HSE procedures.
  • Actively promote HSE within the department and ensure health & safety is a goal for all direct reports.
  • The team leaders are responsible for the implementation and control of the environmental, health and safety procedures at plant level including supervisory responsibility for production personnel.
  • All employees are responsible for minimizing both the environmental and health and safety effects of the work that they perform.


  • Promote a quality culture within team.
  • Work with QA to eliminate close calls and repeat close calls.
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained within areas of charge.
  • Ensure CGMP’s are maintained within area of charge.


  • Prioritize production in line with customer service requirement.
  • ensure back orders are fast supervised through processes.

Business targets

  • achieve production targets – hours recovered, units manufactured, efficiency, etc.
  • promote an environment of continuous improvement and innovation in line with lean thinking and process excellence.
  • ensure equipment is operated and maintained in an efficient manner.
  • ensure all equipment condition checks are performed on time.

What you’re phenomenal at:

  • You will have a tried back round in leadership.
  • The ability to influence.
  • You must be a highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic.
  • Good communication skills.



To be part of this impactful team you will have phenomenal attention to detail and have

  • Third level or equivalent qualification preferably within Engineering or Business.
  • 2 years minimum shown leadership experience.
  • Understanding of requirements of cGMP and familiarity with other relevant regulatory requirements.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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