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Production Manager

28/07/23 Cork Neg

Permanent full-time

We have an excellent opportunity for a Production Manager to join a Leading Food Company based in West Cork. 


Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Production Manager is responsible for implementation of the production plan on the floor. The successful candidate will manage production performance as measured by KPIs such as safety, quality, cost, line efficiency & people management.


Job Details: 

  • Full-Time, Permanent Opportunity
  • Rotating Shifts (7am to 7pm / 7pm to 7am) (2 days , 2 nights) - No Sunday Day Cover Required
  • Salary: Negotiable, Depending on Experience 
  • KPI Bonus (paid quarterly)
  • Annual Bonus 
  • Pension After Probationary Period is Complete
  • Annual Leave - 14 Shifts



  • Implement the production plan on the floor
  • Manage 2 supervisors - 1to1`s, performance development, absence, pay review etc.
  • Manage daily 5S, H&S, Quality and Food Safety compliance
  • Manage weekly staffing rota and daily labour allocations
  • Ensure shift start-ups and hand overs (RTG) are effective
  • Use IT system to communicate and monitor production
  • Lead daily pulse meetings and ensure Line Sups huddles are effective
  • Ensure procedures & management routines are implemented
  • Implement Employee Handbook & Company Values
  • Identify and resolve employee issues in a timely manner and uphold the principles of respect and dignity at work
  • Manage the absence and pay review process for production operators
  • Participate in HR Investigations hearings as required
  • Line responsibility as assigned


Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required: 

  • Previous work experience at supervisory/management level in a FMCG and/or manufacturing environment
  • Hands-on experience in production in a food processing company would be a distinct advantage
  • Good people management/supervisory experience
  • Experience of HACCP/BRC
  • Commercial acumen
  • Results driven with a proven ability to deliver targets and meet deadlines
  • Decisive, displays sound judgement whilst thinking laterally and innovatively
  • Learning agility and a continuous improvement orientation


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

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