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General Electric Packaging Support Leader in Cork, Ireland

Job Description Summary

As Packaging Support Leader, you play a vital role in planning ahead our internal resources, headcount and volumes to meet the future demand of our clients. You will liaise and build strong working relations with the People Team Leaders (PTLs) of the Packaging shift teams and cooperate cross functionally with the Engineering and Quality departments.

Job Description

GE Healthcare Ireland Limited manufactures and distributes X-ray and MRI Contrast Media for internal and external customers worldwide. As part of the Pharmaceutical Diagnostics (PDx) business of GE Healthcare, we support the PDx vision of being the best in class supply chain delivering the right dose to the right patient at the right time. We employ 610 staff and are a 24/7 operation exporting to 93 markets worldwide. Every second of every day, 365 days a year, a patient is diagnosed with the help of our products through procedures such as X-Ray and MRI. We are a modern, agile, cost competitive campus delivering to the highest standards of safety, quality and compliance to patients around the world and are on a transformation journey to double our capacity over the next 5 years.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure all Safety and Compliance activities that requiring cross Shift Support are addressed in a timely manner.

  • Build prosperous working relationships with team members in other functional support groups and extended teams

  • Ensure that all aspects of GEHC Cork Human Resource Management policies are complied with

  • Take lead for the Packaging Department in the site planning/ forecasting processes such as SPP, SII

  • Drive improved yields, productivity, and capacity utilization within the department in conjunction with the Lean Manufacturing Department.


  • Professional degree level qualification required or equivalent knowledge or experience

  • Operations management experience in a pharmaceutical environment

  • Experience of leading matrix teams in a fast paced and complex environment

  • Dynamic decision maker, effective planner, and communicator

  • Experience in developing a strong working relationship with department shifts and other support departments.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong focus on Delivery

  • Clear Communication and influencing skills

  • Analytical skills and a high proficiency with Excel

  • Self-motivated and highly energetic.

DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or

working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job,

management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No