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Packhouse/Production Manager

We are looking for Production Manager in Fresh Produce/ Food industry.

This position is to manage the production to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate packaging of fresh produce, oversee a team of 50-100 staff members, maintain high standards of quality and safety, ensure machinery upkeep, and collaborate with various departments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations and team workflow.
  • Implement efficiency best practices and minimize waste.
  • Conduct weekly production meetings and manage team performance.
  • Ensure audit readiness and plan for growth.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on packing machinery.
  • Address mechanical issues promptly to minimize downtime.
  • Ensure products meet quality standards and customer specifications.
  • Conduct quality checks and implement necessary corrective actions.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Conduct safety audits and training sessions.
  • Manage packaging materials to ensure a consistent supply.
  • Coordinate with relevant teams for stock replenishment.
  • Provide leadership and training, fostering a positive work environment.
  • Conduct performance reviews and manage HR processes, especially during peak seasons.
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance, Finance, Goods In, Commercial, and Transport teams for seamless operations.
  • Prepare and submit reports on operations, productivity, and maintenance.

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations/production management or related field preferred.
  • Proven experience in packhouse or production management within the fresh produce or food industry.
  • Knowledge of packing machinery maintenance and repair.
  • Various team collaboration.

Work Location: On-site, Dublin.