Production Manager

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My client a food company based in Co. Westmeath are looking to recruit a Production Manager. This is a new job. This is an Irish Owned company with a recognised brand.

This is a challenging and exciting role covering Production Management within a high-volume Food Manufacturing environment. As Production Manager you will be responsible for leading and managing a team of experienced department managers, across the factory, Technical, Supply Chain, R&D and Sales


This is a permanent job.

Job Duties

  • Management of all aspects of running a busy food production company.
  • Manage overall budgets and prepare, review and validate costings
  • Ensure that key performance indicators (KPIs) are in place and production targets are me
  • Compliance with the company Health & Safety Policy and Procedures
  • Drive a culture of improvement in relation to Health & Safety.
  • Implementation of “Continuous Improvement” in relation to plant
  • Seek to reduce all losses to absolute minimum with product and raw material yields maximised.
  • Critically analyse all aspects of the production process so as to ensure that the plant is running at optimum levels taking account of Health & Safety, production throughput and product quality
  • Ensure adequate training of all team members to carry out required roles
  • Working along with site technical team to ensure that all maintenance both preventative and corrective is carried out in a timely manner, within budget and with due regard to all food safety, product quality and health & safety standards
  • Other ad-hoc projects and activities deemed necessary as they arise

Key Requirements:

  • Ideally a third level qualification.
  • 7+ years experience in a management role within a food manufacturing company.
  • Management/Supervisory skills is essential.
  • Experience in HACCP/BRC desirable.
  • Results driven – proven ability to deliver on targets, meeting deadlines and commitments.
  • Tactical and strategic competence.
  • Strong leadership and change management abilities.
  • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to influence throughout the organisation.


Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda on 0874057840.

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