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Matrix Recruitment Group is currently seeking a Production Shift Team Leader to be based in Kilkenny/Waterford region.

As the Production Shift Team Leader you will be responsible for managing and motivating a Shift Production Team on a 24/7 operation to achieve Plant Production targets and promote a culture of continuous improvement across the site.

This is a permanent job.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain work flow & responsible for the execution of the production plan on a 24/7/365 basis.
  • Act as key decision maker in relation to production impacting decisions.
  • Act as a key point of authority for all team members, and resolve any people related issues.
  • Lead the daily shift handover meeting, ensure meeting objectives are met.
  • Maximise team understanding in relation to performance against KPIs.
  • Drive team performance through feedback, coaching, counselling and training team members and coordinating systems, policies, and procedures to optimise multi-skilling across the team.
  • Working with maintenance team, agree priorities relating to maximising plant performance.
  • Ensure standardised procedures are enforced and adhered to.
  • Promote a culture of excellence.
  • Support the development and implementation quality service standards.
  • Ensure that quality documentation is completed and signed off correctly.
  • Contribute to the development of site culture and act as role model for Plant values and behaviours.
  • Champion and instil a culture of continuous improvement based on LEAN Manufacturing principles.
  • Monitor Effluent plant performance and environmental compliance.
  • Promote a safety culture within the plant.

Essential Criteria:

  • 3rd level degree in Science, Engineering, Manufacturing or related discipline.
  • 2 years minimum manufacturing experience in a similar role preferably in a food/drinks environment.
  • Proven experience in managing and motivating a team.
  • Experience in operating/delivering on, the highest quality standards in the manufacturing sector.
  • Results driven & customer focused in a fast moving challenging business environment.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Track record in decision-making and ability to work on own initiative.


Apply now to Patricia or get in touch on 059 9139070 for more information.

Matrix Recruitment Group is committed to providing a professional service where all CV’s are kept confidential and will not be submitted to any clients without candidate’s knowledge or consent.

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