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Production Lead/ Supervisor

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    Building / Architectural Products

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    Arlene Rice

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    10 days ago

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Position: Production Lead/ Supervisor (FMCG)

Location: Kildare

Salary: Neg DOE

This role requires a person who can remain rational, be systematic and factual whilst working within the organisational requirements of the company. This role requires good organisational and planning skills, achieve KPI's in an assertive and efficient manner. Want to continuously improve production output whilst maintain quality standards. Mentor, counsel & coach fellow workers to build morale and generally encourage others to achieve and give their best performance.


  • Supervise & manage all staff on site including goods-in, production, storage & dispatch.
  • Organise rotas & holiday cover.
  • Work with maintenance & electrical personnel to ensure efficient operation of the plant.
  • Production planning.
  • Manage raw materials/packaging stocks to ensure all materials in stock to meet production runs and ensure good turnover of stock.
  • Maintain optimum stock levels of all finished product and avoid stock reaching too close to sell by date.
  • Achieve & maintain KPI's.
  • Work with technical manager on new plant & equipment.
  • Have a full understanding of BRC standards which will involve working closely with the quality manager on BRC implementation & plant hygiene.
  • Ensure all staff adhere to health & safety standards laid out by quality manager.
  • Work with quality control on waste management for the site.


  • 5 + years experience in a Food manufacturing environment.
  • Food Science qualification or equivalent in a related discipline.
  • BRC experience essential.
  • Exceptional planning capabilities.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good people management skills.
  • Charismatic is his/her approach with ability to source new staff as & when required.
  • Good I.T skills.

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in the Ireland. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, please call Arlene today on 0860651940 in complete confidence.