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Production Coordinator (Food)

Ref: 920803

  • Negotiable DOE
  • 19 Mar 2019
  • Cork (North)
  • Perm

Having invested considerable sums in state-of-the-art facilities and process equipment, this leading primary foods business has retained Brightwater Specialist Recruitment to source an experienced Production Coordinator for a position based at their new manufacturing facility in North Cork The successful applicant will report to the Site Lead to achieve site targets and meet and exceed customer expectations. He/She will coordinate and control all the day-to-day activities required to ensure the targets associated with the efficient operations of the production processes are met. This person will be a core part of the site management team, liaising directly with both internal and external stakeholders on all associated aspects of the business.


- Production Planning, Recruitment & Organisation of key resources to meet production targets and maximise outputs - Manage a team of Shift Managers ensuring that the required level and types of training are provided to all staff - Implementing continuous improvement in your area through effective workgroups and the utilisation of all other relevant CI tools - Own and develop the VM process within the site in conjunction with CI - Champion a safety culture and within the site and set and monitor adherence to all Health & Safety standards and procedures - Drive improvements in EHS by changing mindsets and behaviours and by ensuring all employees are aware of and conform to their responsibilities - Responsible for enforcing close-out of corrective actions arising from accident/incident investigations and H&S PSs’ - Measure and improve plant costs - Promote a culture of excellence by ensuring all product is made to defined quality standards and meets the customer specifications - Monitor daily compliance, control and delivery of quality KPIs - Responsible for ensuring all quality regulatory compliance standards are met e.g. Food Safety & Hygiene, Good Manufacturing Practice and Housekeeping - Key resource in supporting the site’s priority to ensure permanent inspection readiness - Liaise with maintenance to optimise plant reliability to facilitate delivery of required volumes - Report on a daily basis against key plant based performance metrics


- Strong people Leadership, customer focus and commercially aware - Proven exposure to apply to key continuous improvement principles in a fast moving production environment - A positive, can-do, resilient and flexible attitude and self-starting ability with the aptitude to take ownership of tasks and projects as required and see them through to completion - Performance driven with a proven track record of achievement, high integrity and capability to exercise - sound judgement in decision-making Candidates who fulfil the criteria outlined above, and wish to discuss this and other similar opportunities should all Andrew Rowley at Brightwater Specialist Recruitment on +353 21 422 1000 or forward a current CV to Andrew via the link below.