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Shift Production Manager | West Cork

Shift Production Manager | West Cork

The Shift Production Manager will manage a team of people and ensure that all shift duties are performed correctly. You will be responsible for ensuring that the shift delivers products of maximum quality in a safe and cost-conscious manner.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Lead the operator team working on the shift, ensuring that the production processes runs safely, reliably, and efficiently.
  • Ensure the production plan is met, consistently producing quality cheeses for our customers.
  • Create a shift schedule, assign duties, and monitor performance, ensuring standards are met or exceeded.
  • Coach operators on an ongoing basis and train new operators on how to safely use equipment and follow procedures.
  • Evaluate and provide feedback to operators on their performance, both formally at designated intervals and informally ‘in real time’, as appropriate.
  • Proactively engage with Maintenance, Quality and other functions.
  • Lead investigation, resolution and reporting related to customer complaints.
  • Provide comprehensive end-of-shift Handover Report that facilitates immediate and urgent follow-up to specific issues as required.
  • Attend production-related meetings to share information, develop plans, and discuss issues in a proactive, solution-focused way.
  • Lead projects, as required.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or Process Engineering
  • Operations Management experience within a complex high-volume food manufacturing plant is desirable but not essential
  • Experience in GMP, Hygiene, and Health & Safety requirements.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675