Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor

Next Generation is recruiting a Production Supervisor for a leading FMCG company based in Co. Kildare. You will play a vital role within the manufacturing site, being responsible for meeting and exceeding production targets in accordance with company, customer and legal requirements.



  • Manage production line and associated operators in order to maximise the production capacity and resources
  • Assistance with production planning to ensure all packing lines are "ready to go"
  • Check on stock levels to ensure raw materials are available for production
  • Monitoring of productivity and performance of the department - Record actual production and shift efficiency
  • Report any faulty piece of equipment or machinery to the Maintenance Manager
  • Ensure that the correct tempering times and drying/roasting programmes are selected and understood
  • Understanding and ability to operate the control systems in the drying/fermentation rooms
  • Guarantee the achievement of manufacturing targets and contribute in Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Identify production problems and implement effective solutions
  • Maintain constant adherence to all company, customer and legal requirements regarding Food Safety and Quality Assurance
  • Drive adherence to all HACCP systems
  • Participate in Manufacturing/Operations meetings regarding product quality and processes


  • Delegate and organise work to ensure the achievement of maximum efficiencies
  • Motivate, coach and organise a team of workers to maximise effectiveness
  • Respond to employee queries and concerns in a timely manner
  • Deal with employee grievances and disciplinary issues in conjunction with HR
  • Identify Training needs of direct reports
  • Drive a culture of excellent adherence to Health & Safety of all employees through the maintenance of a safe and clean working environment


  • 2 years' experience in a similar role in a Food Manufacturing company
  • Proven leadership is essential
  • Third Level Degree in Food Science or related areas (will be an advantage)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


The next step for you:

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

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