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Job Description

An Operations Team Lead is required on a PERMANENT basis by CareerWise Recruitment for our client; a Cork-based Wholesale Food Distribution Company. Our client is seeking to strengthen their Operations Support Team to assist management at the Cork Distribution Centre. The primary purpose of this role is to support our customer service proposition ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the site's processes. The Operations Team Lead role will be required to cover Evening and Night Shift where the role is crucial to the operation of the depot. This role needs the candidate to be flexible, hard-working and demonstrate good people-management skills and I.T experience.

Role of this position

  • Compliance with and management of all warehouse and delivery processes across the site
  • Support management across shifts in monitoring performance standards and performance improvement
  • Ensuring facility maintenance and hygiene are maintained to the highest standard
  • Management of health and safety, incident reporting and investigation
  • Ensure security procedures are adhered to and managed
  • Ensure all equipment and MHE are maintained and used correctly


  • Knowledge and understanding of a variety of roles including driver, shunter, trunker, loader, selector, receiving and FLT functions
  • Excellent knowledge of internal transport and compliance procedures as well as good working knowledge of Department of Transport regulations (Tachograph legislation, Working Time Directive etc.)
  • Flexibility regarding working hours, start and finish times which will depend on the business
  • Ability to work independently
  • Security conscious
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent people skills, strong communication, motivation & interpersonal skills
  • Fluent English written and spoken

Please call Aisling O'Hagan-Yil today for further information on 021- 2427410 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Manufacturing & Production

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900