Team Lead R&D Facility

Posted on 05 January 23 by Maria O'Toole

  • Cork, Ireland
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Job Description

Position Title: Supervisor/Team Lead
Location: Cork
Reports to: Project Manager
Contract type: Negotiable

DPS Group work at the frontier of facility delivering innovative and ground-breaking solutions for our clients on the most exciting and high-profile projects around the world, designing some of the most complex and specialized facilities under construction today. Our business is growing, and we are recruiting key team members. Look no further if you would you like to work on one of the biggest and leading-edge projects in Ireland and be part of a winning team. People with skills, knowledge, and expertise like yours underpin our success. A career at DPS is truly rewarding, with excellent benefits and opportunities to develop your technical and professional development. We respect and support each other to create one DPS team. We are dynamic, we create space for ideas, independent views and challenging the status quo. We have a diverse workforce and embrace different views and perspectives. Look no further if you would you like to be part of a vibrant dynamic team that delivers world class engineering, design, and project management for industry leading clients around the world. If you have what it takes to work with us, apply today.

Position Summary:

DPS Advanced Technology Group is seeking a Team Lead to join our team in Cork, Ireland. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, coordinating, and maintaining the team of process engineering technicians & Operations technicians to support the project requirements.

The successful candidate will be the main point of contact with the Client team. In this position the successful candidate will attend the Client operations meetings and use this to give direction to the team on priorities, acting as a trusted advisor.

This position will be based in Cork and is full time on-site.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsibilities shall include but not limited to:

  • Own safety, quality & output metrics for the team.
  • Manage and direct the onsite team to support Clients operational goals.
  • Own and drive the day-to-day management of the team.
  • Own and drive the team’s personnel development
  • Attend all operational meetings to represent the team.
  • Timely escalation of equipment/operational issues to the correct owner.
  • Ownership of management of the agreed KPI’s for the team.
  • Support and participate in any relevant safety/improvement teams.
  • Where appropriate, support activities listed under the Process Engineering technician or Operations technician.

Education & Experience:

  • L7 graduate in a Science/Physics/Chemistry/Engineering discipline
  • 5 years’ experience in leading a team in a manufacturing/Lab environment

Essential Skills:

  • Results driven – consistent delivery of targets, deadlines, and commitments
  • Decision quality - sound judgement whilst thinking laterally and innovatively
  • Collaborative and ability to influence throughout the organisation
  • Leading people through Change
  • Managing Self and organisation of others
  • Learning agility and a continuous improvement orientation
  • Proficient in IT, Microsoft Applications
  • Fluent English (verbal and written)

Other: Working hours: 40 hours, Monday to Friday

DPS Engineering Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. DPS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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