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Production Shift Manager

Ref: 75116

  • 50,000-55,000
  • 26 Oct 2021
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Production Shift Manager

About the Company

A leading International manufacturer in Cork is seeking to appoint an experienced Production Shift Manager. Ideally they are seeking candidates with a background in Food Production or Healthcare.

About the Position

This is a full time, permanent role with an attractive salary and benefits package. This role involves working on a 4 cycle shift .

Key Responsibilities 

  • Lead the Shift Team to achieve production targets/KPIs
  • Set weekly targets and objectives for the Shift Team
  • Ensure the highest standards of product quality, integrity and hygiene
  • Maintain excellent standards of Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Housekeeping Practice
  • Monitor and control costs
  • Ensure the safe working practices and conduct of the team, contractors and visitors
  • Ensure that team are properly trained and managed to work in a safe, quality conscious and effective way
  • Maintain positive working relationships and ensure effective communication at all levels
  • Ensure all work areas and equipment within your control are regularly and properly maintained to deliver optimum performance
  • Drive initiatives to maximise employee contribution and drive improvements in product quality and process/system efficiencies
  • Liaise with QA & QC, logistics, technical and maintenance teams to achieve optimum results
  • Responsible for Danone Internal Controls as assigned to you by the Internal Controller
  • Interface with HR in relation to employee performance/development and any employee relations issues
  • Update relevant HR systems as required


  • 3-5 years experience in a management/supervisory role in the food/healthcare manufacturing Industry is required
  • Third level qualification in a related field is desirable
  • SAP/MES experience highly desirable
  • A strong understanding of Microsoft Suite is required
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Remuneration Package

Salary is dependent on experience. Working on a 4 cycle shift it also attracts a significant Shift Premium on top of the base salary.

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.