Production Manager

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Production Manager for a large company based in D 17

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

Position reports to: Operations Director

Job Purpose / Definition: As Production Manager, you will have the overall responsibility for all Production operations.

Key attributes:

– Strong leadership skills with an ability to motivate and inspire.

– Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and people management skills.

– Analytical thinker / Decisive / Forward Planner.

– An ability to thrive under pressure and manage in a challenging environment.

– Confidence and enthusiasm with a proactive attitude.

Key responsibilities/duties:

· Work in close collaboration with the Operations Director and other senior members of the production team to ensure that all production targets are achieved

· Select, train and effectively communicate with production supervisors and operators as required to ensure that production objectives are achieved

· Plan, implement and monitor work schedules consistent with the needs of production requirements

· Monitor inventory levels of relevant raw materials and packaging and ensure that accurate stock takes are carried out when required

· Ensure processes involved in production are being controlled and that waste and rework is minimised and effectively dealt with

· Ensure all routine quality and HACCP checks based in production are properly conducted

· Ensure that the production operation meets the hygiene, quality and safety requirements of the company and legislation

· Work in close collaboration with the Quality Manager/Chocolatier/Development Team in improvement and problem-solving issues

· Implement and drive continuous improvement activities through best practice and development of SOPs

· Work in close collaboration with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that all plant is fully operational and properly maintained

· Maintain files for all production activities

· Liaise with the Operations Director, Quality Manager and Purchasing Manager in the selection and monitoring of suppliers

· Ensure factory is neat and orderly at all times.

Key Skills and Qualities:

– At least 5 years’ experience in a busy production environment required. Direct experience in chocolate production preferable.

– The candidate should have a proven track record of managing a sizeable production site

– The candidate will be passionate about quality in a technical food production environment

– Excellent organisational skills, capable of handling multiple projects, shifting priorities and handling deadline pressures

– Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.

– Excellent numeracy, literacy & I.T. skills


  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:


  • Production Management: 5 years (preferred)
Job Category: Production Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Coolock

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