Production Shift Manager

Evening Shift Production Manager

Our client an established FMCG company located in Co Cavan, is seeking a dedicated Evening Shift Production Manager to join their dynamic team. This pivotal role will have you overseeing evening operations, focusing on efficiency, quality, and continuous improvement across all aspects of the production process.

Excellent Salary on offer: 55-60k

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operational Excellence: Ensure smooth adherence to production schedules, maximizing productivity, and minimizing downtime while supporting maintenance schedules to achieve operational excellence.
  • Quality Assurance: Uphold top-notch standards by implementing GMP policies, facilitating inspections, and striving for continuous improvement to meet and exceed customer satisfaction targets.
  • Cost Management: Effectively manage labour costs, achieve cost savings, and optimize full-time equivalent (FTE) employment to contribute to the companys financial health.
  • Compliance and Standards: Exceed quality, environmental, and health & safety standards. Adhere to HR policies and proactive risk management to maintain compliance and operational integrity.
  • Leadership and Development: Lead by example, embodying the companys values of challenge, urgency, and openness. Manage and develop your team in line with company policies, providing feedback, and fostering a supportive and productive environment.


  • Foster a cohesive and motivated team environment, promoting confidence, professionalism, and positive attitudes.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships, utilizing diplomacy and interpersonal skills for beneficial outcomes.
  • Communicate effectively, persuading and influencing others with professionalism and respect.
  • Manage resources effectively, making informed decisions that reflect the companys goals and customer needs.
  • Demonstrate creativity and a commitment to continuous improvement, driving innovation and quality.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in FMCG, food production, and live operations.
  • Strong understanding of employee performance management.
  • Effective communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Solid organizational and time management abilities.
  • Knowledge of Lean management, continuous improvement techniques, and HR principles.


For further information, and to apply for this Shift Manager position or other engineering / operations opportunities, please contact Conor OHagan or visit our website.

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Salary is usually negotiable, salary details listed are to be used as a guide and are based on factors such as your experience and expertise.

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