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Employer ICDS Recruitment
Job Title Shift Production Manager

Shift Production Manager - Tipperary

This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced Dairy manufacturing business wishing to add an experienced production professional to the management team. You'll be in a great position todevelop your production management skills and become a key member of the management team.


  • Daily management of our dairy processing business is the essential reason for this appointment but the role will also entail responsibility for a range of compliance functions.
  • Leading a skilled production team, creating the conditions where results are achieved by motivated personnel in an environment of high morale, mutual respect driven by a focus on the customer.
  • Creating a strong culture of SGA Lean Six Sigma will be a primary focus of this exciting and challenging role.
  • Manage key metrics such as Product Safety, Quality, Environment, Operations and Cost.
  • Lead daily SIMs board meetings, reporting summary operational performance to senior management.


  • Working on a rotational shift basis so flexibility in this regard is expected.
  • Ensuring that factory GMP is the most modern in the industry and is audit-ready at all times.
  • Maintaining the cross-training plan for operations personnel to meet customer and compliance audit requirements.
  • Supporting the introduction of new process technology/equipment and completing the requisite training.
  • Facilitating the Maintenance Manager in implementing preventative maintenance in order to reduce downtime.
  • Optimising yield without compromising product specification and ensuring that losses are minimal.
  • Management of packaging, ingredient and other raw material stocks enabling the most cost-efficient production for the industry.


  • Proven ability to achieve results through teamwork and the leadership of others in a fast-paced environment where the business is heavily audited.
  • Relevant Manufacturing/Engineering/Science Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years relevant industry experience with previous experience in the Dairy Industry an advantage.
  • Experience in a regulated production environment / accustomed to audits, compliance and timelines will be key.
  • Experience in LEAN Six Sigma will also be a clear advantage.

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Location Tipperary
Date Added 157 days ago
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