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Evening Shift Production Manager

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    Food Production & FMCG

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    26 days ago

My Client is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company in Ireland's school meal service sector. They are at the forefront of transforming the nutritional landscape for Irish schoolchildren. With the advent of free hot school meals, My Client is pioneering an initiative that promises to shape the future, ensuring every child has access to a healthy and diverse lunch daily, free from the limitations of cost and food waste.

About the Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and driven individual to join My Client's team as a Food Scientist. The ideal candidate will possess over 3 years of food production management experience, have robust project management capabilities, and demonstrate an aptitude for coaching and motivating staff.

Working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, the Production Manager will need to exhibit exceptional communication skills and a strong commitment to teamwork.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Oversight: Ensure the timely production of meals, maintaining high performance and quality standards.
  • Deadline Management: Monitor and manage production activities to meet set deadlines.
  • Problem Resolution: Address issues related to inventory and production systems.
  • Team Leadership: Support the line management, development, and motivation of evening shift Production Operatives.
  • Performance Accountability: Take responsibility for meeting production targets and key performance indicators (KPIs) during shifts, fostering continuous improvement.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all activities comply with health and safety regulations.
  • Miscellaneous Duties: Undertake any reasonable tasks or duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of supervisory or managerial experience in the food production industry.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • A positive, resilient, and flexible attitude.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Health & Safety policies.
  • HACCP training.
  • Excellent multitasking and task prioritization abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality school meals.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Availability to work evening shifts from 3 PM to 12 AM, Saturday to Wednesday (late August to June).

Shift Schedule:

  • Late August to June: Evening shift, Saturday to Wednesday, from 3 PM to 12 AM.
  • Late June to Late August: Day shift, Monday to Friday, regular daytime hours.