Production - Manager

Job Overview

Are you a progressive Production Manager coming from the Food & Bev sector with lots of ideas to bring to the table re cutting costs, increasing productivity along with a background in successful change mgt?

Are you a commercial aware customer focused Production Manager with a proven track record in leading people and getting results through team work, motivation and real employee engagement

Are you looking for your next Production Manager role in the West Cork area?

Then this is the job that you've been waiting for!


My client is a West Cork based dynamic FMCG in operation over 20 years who have enjoyed massive year on year growth over the past 5 years. With lots of on-going capital investment and big plans for future growth and development the production manager job represents a great opportunity for you to make your own stamp on the organisation and to bring new ideas/improvements to the table.


In the Production Manager job your remit will be to lead, coordinate, and direct the manufacturing of all products and production. You will be responsible for meeting production schedules and the coordination of related operations.
In conjunction with Maintenance and Engineering teams, you will develop efficient processes and improvements.
Working with Senior Management and the Operations Co-Ordinator to support the overall vision and initiates improvements to ensure the processes meet present and future requirements for quality, growth, flexibility, and cost improvement.
Day to day some of the key elements of this exciting Production Manager job will include:
* Production Planning, recruitment & organisation of Key Resources to meet production targets and maximise outputs within the plant
* Manage a team of shift Supervisors ensuring that the required level and types of training are provided to all the individuals to equip them to drive overall plant performance
* Liaise with maintenance to optimise plant reliability to facilitate delivery of required volumes
* Manage the installation of capital projects, equipment, and processes to ensure on-time and within-cost implementation


You will have 4+ years relevant experience in a similar role managing in both high & low risk production areas
You'll need to be capable of understanding the underlying processes across the full remit of the production manager role while displaying strong communication & influencing skills
A passion for applying CI principles along with a positive and resilient attitude is key as is the desire to take ownership of tasks and projects and seeing them through to completion
The production manager job requires a 'right first-time approach' in a high volume, high intensity environment and you'll need to be computer literate
Experience in a dairy manufacturing environment is preferred but not essential but what is a must is experience in tight control of operating costs and ensuring regulatory compliance


There is a competitive salary between €40k-€60k doe along with a negotiable benefits package. You'll be part of the senior mgt team with full responsibility for production in the plant joining a fast-growing company who has seen massive year on year growth over the past 5 years.
So, if you are feeling undervalued or unchallenged in your current role/company and would like the opportunity to make your mark in one of West Cork's food production success stories then this is the Production Manager job that you've been waiting for!

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