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Line Lead

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

Creganna Medical is ranked among the top 10 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Serving over 400 companies across 30 countries, Creganna Medical’s customers include the world’s leading medical device and life science companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia. http://www.creganna.com/

The Line Leader will report to the area supervisor. They will have production responsibility for the running of the area and maintain the production metrics on an hourly/shift basis. The expectation of the zone leads time will be working in the area as a working leader, covering for absence or holidays and maintain the efficient and safe running of the area. 
The shift pattern is day shift.


  • This role involves working on the line as a primary function, up to 80% of working time.Work with Production Supervisor to ensure staff in place to ensure customer demand and the production schedules are met on a daily basis.
  • Lead required Go / Tier 1 meetings at start of each shift.
  • Complete shift hand over meeting with other line coordinators.
  • Support Supervisor in completing the training matrix, highlighting cross-training gaps and recommending training plans for the line.
  • Act as first point of escalation for line issues and if necessary escalate to engineering, quality and area supervisor. Work to resolve issues quickly to limit impact to the line.
  • Work closely with support teams such as Quality and Engineering Technicians, and when necessary with Engineering, Supervisor, Quality and Materials / Warehouse to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Observe, maintain, coordinate and complete standard work.
  • Update production metrics through the shift to ensure and facilitate timely updates and identify deviations to plan.
  • Identify and highlight continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions and to ensure zero lost time accidents.
  • Participate / input to operator appraisal process.
  • From time to time may be required to participate in other projects and improvement activities.
  • Be the point of contact for area in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Lead and work in a safe manner that is compliant to company health and safety policies and procedures.
  • SAP expert for the line and first point of contact for SAP issues.

What your background should look like:


  • HETAC Level 6 or Level 7 in a relevant discipline an advantage
  • Leadership or supervisory experience is an advantage.
  • Experience in problem-solving and using Lean tools.

Key Requirements

  • Proficient in MS office applications. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) an advantage.
  • The ability to work effectively within teams and able to work on your own initiative.
  • Sound decision making and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong communication skills required.
  • Flexible and willing to work within changing priorities and promote change.
  • Ability to effectively manage a simultaneous range of diverse activities.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  G
Country/Region:  IE
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  79842
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: Engineer, Warehouse, ERP, SAP, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology

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