Production Manager

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Production Manager Cork

Your new company

Hays Recruitment are looking for a Production Manager. Our client is seeking a confident Production Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will be playing a role and be part of Managers and Operators working together to meet Production, Customer and Strategic requirements. The overall purpose of this role is to ensure that production targets (safety, quality, volume, costs) are consistently met through the effective management of people and processes. All located in the ingredients area of the factory.

Our client employs over 900 people in 8 countries globally – and are continuing to grow. From production specialists to R&D experts, finance, marketing, sales and so much more. Our client specialises in three main areas as a food production company. Dairy, Nutrition and Taste.

Your new role

  • Promote safe behaviours and processes including the ongoing identification and resolution of safety issues.
  • Achieve targets for Operating Costs, Usages, Production Volumes, and Product Quality delivering results in line with expectations.
  • Plan and organise daily production in alignment with operational plans, ensuring efficient production and performance.
  • Lead, manage, and develop production teams to foster a cooperative and productive work environment that encourages continuous improvement.
  • Using lean principles to manage the business and employee engagement.
  • Identify proactive solutions to minimise downtime and optimise operating costs.
  • Plan downtime, maintenance and scheduled testing.
  • Initiate and support lean/continuous improvement / cost reduction activities.

What you'll need to succeed

Strong awareness of GMP and Health, Hygiene & Safety requirements

Honours degree in Food Science/Process Engineering or related discipline Excellent communication and team management skills required.

Familiar with the Ingredients Whey processes – Membranes, Fat separation, Pasteurisation, Evaporation, Spray drying and Packaging

What you'll get in return

The successful candidate will get to work in a global company during an exciting period of growth. The client is offering a base salary of 60k – 65k. On site parking. Pension after 6 months, discounted products and social/community aspects. This is a day role with 1 weekend every 5-6 weekends.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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Talk to Ciaran Harrison, the specialist consultant managing this position

Located in Hays Recruitment, Dublin, 26/27a Grafton Street, Dublin, Telephone: +353 1 582 7774
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