Production Manager

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Production Manager for a large company based in Monaghan

This is a Full Time Permanent position and a great opportunity to join a large company


To support the Head of Operations in achieving the delivery of the operational targets for the Department. The successful candidate will champion and drive the Lean vision and ensure the smooth and efficient running of production lines through competent and effective leadership of a team within a GMP environment.

Reporting to the Head of Operations

  • Manage and support the Production team to execute the production plan efficiently.
  • Providing the Supervisory group with a clear sense of purpose within their roles, coaching and delivering feedback as required on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for the supervisory team and all aspects of the employee lifecycle to include recruitment, training, learning & development, performance management, Dignity at Work, reward and recognition, attendance management and disciplinary processes.
  • Develop, set the pace and drive a continuous improvement and best practice Lean strategy.
  • Adherence to, and development of, key process indicators to monitor performance, and a system of record for ongoing use and communication.
  • Promoting a pro-active attitude to removing roadblocks and creating a continuous improvement environment from which the team can strive for excellence.
  • Ensuring adherence to procedures and practices and maintain compliance with applicable departmental and industry standards such as BRC, Bord Bia along with other external customer standards and Health & Safety.
  • Ensuring a safe working environment for the team and working collaboratively with H&S department to achieve same.
  • Establishing a learning and development plan for the team to increase their capability to meet goals and objectives.
  • Take ownership of audits within production, support and coach the supervisory team in the delivery of audit results, seek feedback and drive continuous improvement activities
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in FMCG managing a team.
  • Degree qualification (or equivalent) OR Significant practical experience in similar role
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to motivate, guide, train, coach and develop people.
  • Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire high performance in others and align team members around shared goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and apply Lean / Continuous Improvement Techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Must be flexible with working hours / shifts in order to accommodate plant operation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of BRC, and other industry standards highly preferred.
Job Category: Production Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Monaghan

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