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Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor

This is a great opportunity to become part of the management team of a successful food processing business in Donegal. The site has a modern set-up that has been designed and is managed to world-class hygiene, food safety, and quality standards. The company is committed to research, development and innovation of products, processes and invests heavily in the best staff, latest technologies and sciences in food processing, and, delivery.

Role / Responsibilities:

1.      Gets work done through others

a.      Sets daily targets for teams under their supervision

b.      Assigns work to team fairly, consistent with achieving targets

c.      Follows up on individual and team under-performance issues

d.      Motivates team towards continuous improvement

e.      Seeks out ways to improve processes, along with other stakeholders

f.       Leads by example

g.      Co-ordinates the various team activities in the most effective manner

h.      Liaises with other supervisors and management on most effective use of resources – people and equipment


2.      Controls cost

a.      Responsible for minimising cost of their processes

b.      Looks for ways to improve processes – makes suggestions to manager if not within supervisor’s control


3.      Controls quality

a.      Responsible for maximising yield of their process(es), reducing waste

b.      Responsible for conformance to product specs

c.      Works to uphold and maintain HACCP controls


4.      Flexible

a.      Supervises other processes on a routine basis, as part of team of supervisors

b.      Willing to try new approaches to process improvement


5.      Maintains Health and Safety standards

a.      Identifies unsafe practices, reports any concerns to manager, and work to eliminate risks

b.      Follows up on root cause of accidents



Experience in Food Production environment desirable


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson.

071 9140251