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Job Description

A Production Supervisor is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our West Cork based client. This is a permanent role that will oversee production targets (quality, volume, costs) are consistently met through the effective management of people and processes. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years supervisory experience in a regulated Industry.

Role of this position

  • Promotion of safety within all areas including identification and resolution of safety issues
  • Daily scheduling of production volumes in various areas
  • Using lean principles to manage the business and employee engagement
  • Manage quality, hygiene and cleanliness standards throughout the areas.
  • Plan manning levels to cover production plan, holidays and other leave
  • Plan downtime, maintenance and scheduled testing
  • Initiate and support lean/continuous improvement / cost reduction activities


  • Strong awareness of GMP and Health, Hygiene & Safety requirements
  • Honours degree in Food Science/Process Engineering or related discipline
  • Excellent communication and team management skills required.
  • Familiar with the Ingredients Whey processes - Membranes, Fat separation, Pasteurisation, Evaporation, Spray drying and Packaging

Please call Lauren today for further information on 087-6489969 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