Production Manager

Location: Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 months ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice, Supply Chain and Operations Leaders & Specialists
Contact name: Paul Wheatley
Contact email: paul.wheatley@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

As our client expands their operations at their site in Kilkenny, they are looking for a Production Manager to join their food and beverage manufacturing facility.

The Position:

  • Provide leadership in the optimisation of plant processes and equipment on an on-going basis.
  • Provide cover for the Operations Manager during holidays and training requirements.
  • Ensure that the plant teams are working in line with KPIs and CI and Clean as you go programmes are fully implemented.
  • Proactively contribute to on-going efforts to improve plant efficiencies and reduce process variation.
  • Support the business in producing quality product first time through a clear understanding of customer needs.
  • Systematically through lean methodology assess plant performance to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Drive Implementation of improvement projects, facilitating and monitoring improvement initiatives.
  • Strive to reduce costs and improve efficiencies through detailed knowledge of the process and a continuous goal of eliminating waste.
  • Liaise with managers of other departments to ensure customer and business requirements are fulfilled in a uniform manner.
  • Ensure that all employees in operations have the requisite skills and flexibility in relation to their department/area of work.
  • To ensure housekeeping standards, and safe systems of work are met and maintained in line with Health & Safety at Work Regulations and act in line with Company Health & Safety Policy.

The Person:

  • Degree in Food Science/Food Technology or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years' experience in a supervisory/management experience in an FMCG company.

To learn more about this role apply online or contact Paul Wheatley on +353 873449559 for a confidential discussion.


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