Assistant Production Manager

Job Overview

Are you a production supervisor/team lead looking for the next step in your production mgt career in the Northeast?

Are you a decisive individual with strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills?

If so, this is the Assistant Production Manager job that you've been waiting for!


My client is one of Ireland's leading producers of breakfast meats in operation for over 80 years. An award-winning company who are renowned for their innovative and progressive way of doing business they have three plants across Monaghan & Antrim.

With a consistent record of year-on-year growth over the past 15 years and with lots of ongoing investment across systems and equipment along with a planned plant extension you would be joining at a great time with lots of opportunity to progress your career with a fantastic employer.

Currently recruiting for two Assistant Production Managers who will support the Production Manager in achieving the delivery of the operational targets for the Department.


As Assistant Production Manager you will manage the supervisory / Team Leader group to ensure the smooth and efficient running of production lines through competent and effective leadership of a team within a GMP environment.
Some of your key duties in this broad & varied role will include:

  • Providing the Supervisory team / Team Leader group with a clear sense of purpose within their roles, coaching and delivering feedback as required on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for the supervisory team including recruitment, training, learning & development, performance management, reward and recognition, attendance management and disciplinary processes.
  • Adherence to, and development of, key process indicators to monitor performance, and a system of record for ongoing use and communication.
  • Ensuring adherence BRC, Bord Bia along with other external customer standards and Health & Safety.
  • Establishing a learning and development plan for the team to increase their capability to meet goals and objectives.
  • Take ownership of audits within operations, support and coach the supervisory team / Team Leader group in the delivery of audit results, seek feedback and drive continuous improvement activities.


You will have 3 +years supervisory/people mgt experience in Food Production environments.
You will be a born leader with a proven track record in motivating, guiding, training, coaching and developing people as well as having a demonstrated ability to learn and apply Lean / Continuous Improvement Techniques.


A well-established breakfast meat production company my client has an excellent reputation and are currently enjoying a period of impressive growth allied to significant investment across their business, plants, systems, and people.
The Assistant Production Manager job offer a negotiable salary doe along with pension after 6 months and the company is currently working on increasing its benefits offering over the next 18 months.


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