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Operations Manager

15/06/23 Meath Neg

Permanent full-time

We have an exciting opportunity for an Operations Manager to join a leading FMCG company, based in Co. Meath. 


The Operations Manager will be responsible for end-to-end operations of the facility. 


Full-Time, Permanent Position. 

Excellent Negotiable Salary. 

Pension Scheme. 


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all operations are carried out in an appropriate & cost-effective way.
  • Plan Production, Stock and oversee efficiencies.
  • Plan shift/ roster patterns in advance to ensure staff requirements are met as well as production deadlines.
  • Lead the team in delivering production volume, quality, cost and meeting production schedules and delivery dates while also ensuring that customer specifications and requirements are met.
  • Drive service level and profitability in all operations.
  • Work closely and support the Commercial teams, Technical and quality, H&S, packaging, logistics, HR etc.
  • Ensure hygiene levels are maintained at Audit ready standards.
  • Liaise with Maintenance and co-ordinate preventative maintenance and emergency breakdown repair with the production team.
  • Analyze financial data and use it to improve profitability.
  • Manage budgets and forecasts.
  • Monitor KPIs to achieve profit, quality, yield, cost and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist HR with the recruitment process to build a strong and efficient team.
  • Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment, including career development plans for progression from within.
  • Encourage training and development by promoting and creating opportunities and support environment for employees to succeed.
  • Maintain excellent employee relations, understand the needs and concerns of all employees, resolve issues with the assistance of the HR department.
  • Drive and nourish positive relationships with key external stakeholders including regulatory bodies and customers.
  • Improve operational management systems, processes, and best practices.
  • Spec and review equipment suitability including requirements for new equipment upgrades in all production areas.
  • Manage data collection for the updating of metrics to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors, and deliver excellent customer service.


Desired experience & Skills:

  • Degree/ suitable qualification for the role and/ or minimum of 3 years’ experience in an Operations Manager/ Warehouse /FMCG Environment role.
  • Knowledge of Industry from supply chain through to Retail.
  • Product Knowledge including transport, storage, distribution, and legal requirements.
  • Strong IT skills in particular with using ERP systems
  • Experience budgeting and forecasting would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate commercial acumen with an eye for seeing business improvement opportunities.
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles.
  • Experience with Lean 6 Sigma principles.
  • Strong skills in budget development and review.
  • Excellent ability to delegate responsibilities while maintaining organisational control of operations.
  • Expertise in conflict management and resolution.
  • Knowledge of business productivity software systems.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lisa O' Connor at or call for more information.

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