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Production Operative Ref: HM/124 - Co Monaghan

€28,000 + Generous% Shift Allowance - Production
Ref: 85 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Jul 2019
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Overview of Role: Our client based in Co Monaghan seeks a Production Operative on a Permanent basis, reporting to the Production Supervisor. The role of the Production Operative is to work within a team that run the process from the centralised control room and will report directly to the Operations Manager on a daily basis. Good mechanical aptitude and equipment troubleshooting abilities needed. This is a 24/5 role, no weekend work.



  • Suitable candidates will have previous manufacturing experience which combines the basic knowledge of physical sciences with engineering to help manufacture, run and maintain mechanical systems will be helpful. A basic understanding of solid & fluid dynamics, sustainable manufacturing, mechanics of machines and material science is desirable.
  • The company are using engineering ingenuity to create innovative products through a combination of different technologies. The ideal candidate will need to be adaptable, have thorough knowledge of the fundamental principles of science and engineering reinforced with transferable problem-solving skills.



  • Programming and operating the computerised system based in the control room that operates the different machinery used in the manufacturing of the different food products on site.
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed reports of operations by updating the process logbooks with activities and process adjustments made, noting any issues encountered and subsequent measures taken to resolve same. e.g. documenting daily CIP records.
  • Each process operator will have the skills and computer literacy to start up the plant, shut it down and run the production of raw material.
  • Conduct continuous inspections of all key process points in the facility to identify anything out of specification. If an issue is identified, make the necessary machinery and equipment adjustments while working closely with the Maintenance Technician and the Operations Manager on site.
  • Ensure that the products being produced under their supervision meet all specifications. Work with the Quality Technician in gathering samples for laboratory analysis at different process sample points throughout the process flow.
  • Ensure full staff compliance with documented WI’s/ SOP’s within the factory.
  • To assist the Operations Manager in maintaining the factory in sound condition with fabrication audits, cleaning, small maintenance tasks on site.
  • Assist in ensuring that the factory operates at maximum efficiency and profitability is maximised.
  • Work in full compliance with all developed work instructions, manuals and ensure all documented checks are taken.
  • Be an active part of the HACCP team and to ensure PPE compliance at all times, proper food safety handling techniques adopted.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures at all times.


If you are interested in the above role, please email your CV to quoting reference HM/124.

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