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Operational Cell Leader

Oldham, GB

Ref. number:  1294

Does helping to make life better for millions of people motivate you?


If the answer is yes, you think just like us. We are a world-leading medical solutions company, designing and supplying medical solutions to enhance performance in healthcare – from the hospital to the home.


We’re looking for people who want to improve outcomes for healthcare professionals and their patients. Continuing to invest in our future, we are looking to hire an Operational Cell Leader for our Oldham manufacturing site.


You will be responsible for leading the end to end (5 distinct phases) production of a manufacturing cell, in this case being responsible for the production of our Liquid Sachet products. You will be managing a team of 13 people, on a rotating shift pattern (06:00-14:00 and 14:00-22:00 Monday to Friday) in a regulated environment, so we need you to have management experience. We also need you to have a continuous improvement mindset, balancing quality, cost, delivery, safety and engagement performance improvement for your team.



  • You will be responsible for the manufacture and supply of high quality health care products to time, and to budget
  • Team management, training and development
  • Ensuring the safety of your team and the working area
  • Production and resource planning
  • Improvement projects and corrective actions



  • Min 3 years management experience in a fast-moving Production / Manufacturing environment, ideally within a highly regulated sector
  • Understanding of GMP, regulatory requirements and QMS
  • Lean manufacturing knowledge
  • Strong team leader and communicator


This is an important position for our company, ensuring our top quality products are delivered on time and to exacting quality standards. So if you have management experience in a regulated production environment, if you are a clear communicator, and if you want to be involved in making products that have a real impact on people's lives, then please get in touch.



About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We design and supply solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the hospital to the home.


We specialise in:


  • Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®
  • Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients
  • Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves


Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.