Production Supervisor - Co Monaghan

Ref: 264 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Feb 2021
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Job Title:                         Production Supervisor


Role Overview

This role will be responsible for production the production of meat free products.  This includes responsibility for optimising production and staff ‘deployment and control’ on a daily basis ensuring the efficient servicing of customer orders with a strong focus on staff Health and Safety, product availability, production yields, traceability checks, distribution efficiency and packing capacity.

Main Duties

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for:

  • Co-ordinate the production of meat free products to production targets.
  • Identify opportunities to optimise and improve production efficiencies
  • Responsible for meeting production deadlines by planning, scheduling, executing, and directing production activities
  • Ensure all quality controls in respect to raw materials, process flow, finished products, packaging and environmental matters are adhered to strictly
  • Supervision of the meat free production operative team, planning staffing schedules and ensuring relevant training where necessary
  • Implement and monitor hygiene best practice throughout the site
  • Enforcement of Health and Safety guidelines
  • Escalation of any non-conformances to Site Production Manager / Operations Manager and  Quality Team. This must include in particular any evidence of unsafe or out of specification product or raw materials.

Competencies to perform the role

  • Have the ability to work under pressure
  • Must have a good understanding of quality Standards.
  • Must have good communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Be highly self-motivated with the ability to create a teamwork culture
  • Be results driven
  • Have strength of mind and determination
  • Be organised and efficient and be able to work to tight deadlines while also being flexible towards their work.
  • Be highly organised and detail orientated
  • Ability to achieve ambitious deadlines in a fast paced environment.   
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to working hours / routine.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must have level 6 on NFQ (or equivalent) scale
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years proven supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of the Food Industry would be an advantage
  • Must have previous experience of managing multiple staff on a 7 day rota
  • Experience of using M.R.P. systems is desirable
  • Experience of Continuous Improvement is desirable
  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledge of food production by recipe is desirable.


If you are interested in the above role, please upload your CV to web page quoting reference KR/317 or send your CV to

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