Senior Production Manager - 55k ( Duncrue)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting a Major Food Processor in Duncrue Belfast with the Recruitment of a Production Manager to join their dynamic and growing team.

Hours - 09:00-17:00 with the requirement of some flexibility based on business need.

Salary - £55,000 (Negotiable) + Fantastic Market Leading Benefits Package


  • To take responsibility for the day to day running of all aspects of production and improve performance and efficiency in line with current food health and safety and environmental legislation;
  • Maintain and improve site quality standards, SOP's, internal site audits etc in line with HACCP and legal requirements;
  • Take responsibility for the stock control system;
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements;
  • Prepare written reports and report them to the Management Board on a monthly basis;
  • Review all operational costs and budgets within your remit to minimise wastage;
  • Effective people management to ensure the smooth running of the Production function.

Essential Criteria:

  • Have 3 years' previous management / operations experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • The ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Experience of overseeing the in Intake and/or Despatch function, preferably in a manufacturing environment;
  • Hold a 3rd Level Qualification in Business, Operation Management or similar;
  • Previous experience of BRC audits;
  • Experience managing supervisors and operational staff;
  • The ability to control costs, and apply to budget

For more information on this or any other role in the N.Ireland Area, please contact Phil Doherty for a confidential chat on 02890 330 250.

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