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Team Lead (Evening Shift)

MSA Safety Ireland
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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ManpowerGroup are recruiting for exciting Team Lead role within our partner MSA Safety

Our client
MSA Safety - global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures manufacturing industry in Ireland, based in Galway

What's on Offer?
* Attractive shift premium for evening shift
* Free onsite parking,
* Excellent learning & development opportunities, full training provided, opportunities to grow
* Temp to Perm contracts, strong benefits within Perm roles (incl. sick pay and development)
* State-of-the art Canteen, free Coffee/Tea/Fruit provided

This is a 23-month temporary contract with possibility of conversion to permanent contract.

Working hours:

* Monday 16:30 - 01:00
* Tuesday - Thursday 17:30 - 02:00
* Friday 16:30 - 12:00

Description of duties and role responsibilities:

  • Lead and co-ordinate team members in all manufacturing activities undertaken in Production Cells.
  • Own and champion safety on the evening shift and become the first of point of contact for all Team Members.
  • Inherent understanding of OTD and other departmental KPI's
  • Support Production Cells with product building when required. These activities may include:
  • Preparing and assembling electronic components to printed circuit boards
  • Performing functional product testing and assembling tested PCB's into associated enclosures as per drawings and or procedures
  • Component preparation, Board population, Hand soldering, Light mechanical assembly work.
  • Equipment operation, Electronic testing and performance verification
  • Ensuring all production orders meet their scheduled completion dates for dispatch to the customers.
  • Lead daily cell and support team huddles ensuring timely updates on production orders and material issues.
  • Assist Materials team by undertaking inventory counts in assigned cells as required.
  • Support Customer Service team requests of delivery improvements and communicate customer order issues as they occur.
  • In conjunction with Production Supervisor support the training requirements of all Manufacturing personnel on evening shift and ensure the timely completion of all required documentation.
  • Drive cross training on Evening Shift.
  • Ensure all KPI data is compiled and available for Management to review on a daily basis.
  • Own and update the training matrix with all cell training activities.
  • Support Plant wide programs including 6S and participate in monthly audits and shift pass downs.
  • Support and participate in Continuous Improvement (CPI) activities within MSA Galway.
  • Ensure timely transaction of all non-conforming material in Cells.
  • Drive yield performance and process improvements.

Education / Experience & Requirements

  • Leaving cert, 3rd level Education is an advantage.
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years' experience in a Manufacturing Leadership role
  • Very strong co-ordination and planning skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently & as part of a team.
  • A self- starter with a "hands on" attitude and the ability to motivate teams.
  • Ability to delegate tasks and set deadlines.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft programs, including Word and Excel.


  • SMT hand soldering/rework
  • Working knowledge of IPC 610C
  • Train the Trainer
  • Good working knowledge of SAP



Established in 1914, MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) is the global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of safety products that protect people and facility infrastructures. The company’s leading market positions across nearly all of its core products are supported and enabled by a strong commitment to investing in new product development that continually raises the bar for safety equipment performance, all while upholding an unwavering commitment to integrity.

Recognised for their market leading innovation, many MSA products integrate a combination of electronics, mechanical systems and advanced materials to protect users against hazardous or life-threatening situations. The company's comprehensive product line, which is governed by rigorous safety standards across highly regulated industries, is used by workers around the world in a broad range of markets. These include the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, the fire service, the construction industry, industrial manufacturing applications, mining and the military. MSA's core products include self-contained breathing apparatus, fixed gas and flame detection systems, portable gas detection instruments, industrial head protection products, firefighter protective apparel and helmets, and fall protection devices.

With 2017 revenues of $1.2 billion, MSA employs approximately 4,700 people worldwide. MSA is headquartered north of Pittsburgh in Cranberry Township, Pa., and has manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. With more than 40 international locations, MSA realizes approximately half of its revenue from outside North America.

For more information visit MSA's web site at


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