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Production Manager

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    Food Production & FMCG

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    12 days ago

Job Opportunity: Production Manager - Kilkenny
Industry: Food Manufacturing

Join our client's dynamic team at a thriving SME in Kilkenny, experiencing an exciting phase of growth! I am seeking a talented Production Manager with significant experience in the food sector to lead the production team and implement robust structures for optimal efficiency and quality.

Please note you must hold a valid working visa to apply for this position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day production operations to ensure timely and high-quality output.
  • Lead and motivate the production team, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve productivity, reduce waste, and enhance overall performance
  • Monitor and maintain compliance with health, safety, and food safety regulations
  • Collaborate with other departments to streamline processes and meet business objectives
  • Manage inventory levels and coordinate with suppliers to ensure uninterrupted production flow


  • Proven experience in a similar role within the food sector, with a deep understanding of production processes.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage and inspire teams.
  • Demonstrated success in implementing structured systems and processes to drive efficiency and quality.
  • Familiarity with BRC and Retail Quality standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise effectively across all levels of the organization

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 00 353 1662 9120

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