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Factory Manager

Factory Manager

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Kate Curran

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  • Contact phone:

    +353 16498539

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Next generation is currently seeking an experienced Factory Manager to join a highly successful Food manufacturing company. This single site role will involve managing a headcount of 300+ people. The successful candidate will gain a wealth of experience in all aspects of a manufacturing operation to include logistics, supply chain and full P&L responsibility across multiple complex business units. This role will offer the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to develop into a group level role in future.


  • Responsible for the planning and coordination of all aspects of manufacturing within the production facility
  • Drive continuous improvement activities by ensuring adherence to Lean Principles on the floor
  • Ensuring that production cost are kept to minimum whilst also looking at opportunities to increase margins and profitability of the site
  • Ensuring compliance to Health and Safety, quality and HR standards and principles for all staff
  • Responsible for the engagement of Senior stakeholders in strategic decisions
  • Ensuring targets are achieved in line with budget expectations
  • Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all documentation and financial reports, ensuring these are delivered on time


  • 5+ Years in an Operations/Site Manager role within the food industry is an absolute neccesity
  • Diploma/Degree qualified in a food/engineering related discipline is a distinct advantage
  • Strong commercial acumen is a must
  • Cross functional experience across a range of departments is desirable
  • Engineering experience is beneficial but not essential
  • Excellent written and communication skills

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120. 

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