Production Manager (Food) - East Cork

Job description

Sigmar Recruitment have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Production Manager (Food) to work with our expanding client in East Cork. This is a permanent role, offering a competitive package as well as an excellent opportunity for career progression.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the plant leadership team. You will be responsible for a large production team as well as all aspects of production operations across the site.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of daily production operations from intake of raw materials to finished product dispatch
  • Budget management
  • Lead production personnel ensuring that the required level of training is provided to drive optimum performance
  • Production planning, scheduling and rostering of staff
  • Review and manage operations procedures
  • Set and measure KPIs
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement through best practice
  • Collaborate closely with the Quality Manager to ensure compliance to BRC and food safety standards
  • Ensure compliance to Health & Safety standards
  • Project management
  • Support new product development
  • Ensure scheduled and preventative maintenance plans are followed
  • Ensure all customer SLA’s are met

Candidate Specification:

  • Third level qualification in relevant discipline
  • Lean manufacturing qualification desired but not essential
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a similar role within an FMCG/ Food environment
  • Proven ability to drive a culture of continuous improvement and optimum output
  • Exceptional leadership and decision-making skills
  • Unparalleled interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence and negotiate effectively
  • Proactive with the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Flexible and adaptable to change

If this sounds like the role for you, call Rebecca on 021-4847137 or email your CV direct to, TODAY!

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