Production Manager

7twenty Professional Search is delighted to be exclusively partnering with one of Ireland’s leading meat processors to appoint a Production Manager. The company originated from a small butcher's shop and has grown to employ over 150 people, supplying first class products to customers throughout the UK and Ireland. In recent years, the business has continued to expand and grow both organically and through a number of key strategic acquisitions.

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Production Manager will be responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day activities of a multi-functional team, enhancing operational efficiencies and effectiveness by implementing best practices and procedures throughout the company. The Production Manager will have daily oversight of the company with P&L responsibility and accountability for production.

The Production Manager will drive a culture of continuous improvement across the organisation through the development of people, processes and systems to ensure targets are achieved against agreed key performance indicators.


The successful candidate will also possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Proven production management experience gained within a manufacturing environment, preferable food production.
  • Proven experience in leading and implementing lean manufacturing and process improvements techniques.
  • Experience of recipe control or traceability systems gained preferably in the food industry.
  • Proven experience of managing and leading a high performing team within a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of the Technical Compliance issues demanded from both the Retailers & regulatory bodies (e.g. FSAI and BRC).
  • It is desirable to have experience in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Kanban or other process improvement methodologies/qualifications.

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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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