Find a Job
315 available
Back to all search results

Production Manager

Ref: 76297

  • 55,000-60,000
  • 11 Jan 2022
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Production Manager

About the Company

About the Position

You will have an opportunity to shape the function and drive the development and implementation of best-in-class production processes and procedures maximising production capacity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure accountability of production supervisors reporting to you in this organisation structure through the development, measurement and communication / display of appropriate KPIs
  • M
    aximise production capacity and deploy lean training / methodology to maximise production output from the site in the most cost-effective manner.
  • You will set short- and long-term targets to increase the efficiency and profitability of the plant 
  • Promote improvements and innovation across the production area.
  • Review the financial performance of the production facility each month and preparing budgets on an annual basis
  • Support the Managing Director in the development of a Strategic Plan for the business 
  • Full responsibility for production facility supported by Plant Supervisor. 
  • Oversee the delivery of the production plan, minimising shortages and ensuring that product is produced to a consistent high standard within food safety and quality parameters
  • Oversee quality non-conformances and ensure that appropriate actions are being put in place to resolve and prevent recurrence. 
  • Establish and monitor daily stand-up meetings to monitor KPIs and resolve issues arising.
  • Constantly monitor and challenge machine capability 
  • ​​​​​Ensure that any accidents or near misses are promptly reported and investigated
  • ​​​​​​Support audit guides during factory audits


  • Bachelor’s Degree in food science and technology, or business or engineering
  • Experience in the manufacturing or food industry including 5 years minimum experience within production management
  • Not afraid to take responsibility with a ‘can do’, problem-solving attitude
  • Lean qualifications will be an advantage

Remuneration Package

€55,000 - €60,000 per annum plus bonus.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

To view all live jobs with Brightwater and market insights, please visit our website;

To view all live jobs with Brightwater and market insights, please visit our website;