General Manager

7twenty Professional Search is delighted to be partnering with one of Northern Ireland’s most established family-owned pork processing organisations to appoint a General Manager for their pork processing site in Co. Antrim.

As one of Ireland’s oldest food manufacturers, our client has a strong reputation within the market and prides itself in sourcing high quality product from locally approved suppliers. Operating from a purpose-built facility in Co. Antrim, the company has invested heavily in recent years in order to respond effectively to customer demands.

Reporting to the Group Managing Director, the General Manager will have complete leadership responsibility for all factory operations, leading a multi-functional team to improve the manufacturing processes across production, engineering, maintenance, continuous improvement, technical/quality and health and safety. The General Manager will drive a programme of continuous improvement across the company in order to achieve financial targets and strategic objectives.


The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Senior Management experience in a fast-paced operational or production environment, preferably within food manufacturing.
  • Experience of change management, capacity planning and the successful delivery of KPIs.
  • Experience and practical knowledge of the implementation of modern manufacturing techniques.
  • Proven track record in leading a multi-functional team, driving results and improvements in each area of responsibility.
  • Experiencing of working and communicating effectively at all levels from the shop floor to the boardroom.
  • It is desirable to hold a degree in an engineering or food-technology related discipline and a proven track record of supporting and delivering a continuous improvement philosophy.

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To apply for this role please share an up to date CV, or for a confidential discussion, please contact 7twenty Professional Search on 028 9033 2293 or

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