Production Manager (Kilkenny)

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment is seeking applications for the role of Production Manager for a leading Agribusiness in Co. Kilkenny. In this role you will be responsible for motivating and leading a team of 30 production operatives. This is a full-time permanent role.

Sector: Agriculture, Production, Management

Contract: Full time perm

Salary: 50 - 60K plus bonus DOE

Locations: Based in Kilkenny

Reporting to: MD


  • Efficiently lead and manage all aspects of production on site
  • Liaise with all relevant teams and stakeholders to ensure the production plan is achieved in a timely manner to meet shipping and customer deadlines
  • Lead and motivate the production teams to achieve operational excellence and continuous improvement
  • Maximise the return from all raw materials and resources while ensuring quality of all products meet customer specifications
  • Ensure the production plan requirements are met to meet customer deadlines and achieve maximise yields
  • Monitor all relevant KPI's with a view to develop and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Working closely with H&S, strive to achieve a zero-harm environment by effectively managing all processes and direct reports, to ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe way.
  • Develop and implement training and development plans for all team members in conjunction with other business departments to achieve success
  • Ensuring an appropriate number of properly trained staff are available as and when required - achieving a balance between cost efficiency, customer requirements and staff safety and welfare.
  • Ensuring that required production consumables are available
  • Ensure appropriate plant maintenance is carried out in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure the appropriate stock control systems are in place.

Candidate Profile

  • Third Level qualification in either Agri or Management
  • 5 years production management experience
  • Experience in leading teams, a high learning agility, strong communication and change management skills


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