Operations Manager/General Manager €80,000 (Blessington, Wicklow)

We are recruiting an Operations Manager / General Manager for a leading food manufacturer / distributer based in Blessington, Co Wicklow.


This role will report to the Managing Director and Board members, the right candidate will be responsible for managing the day to day running of the operation and associated processes


  • Management of production team / staff
  • Quality control
  • Stock control
  • Waste management
  • Enforcing HACCP/Production documentation
  • Purchasing
  • Staff training / Hygiene
  • Liaising with HSE/Food Technologist

Key Performance Indicators:

This person’s performance will be measured on the following

  • Ingredient Cost Per Meal v Target
  • Labour Cost Per Meal v Target
  • Expense Management v Target
  • Quality and Hygiene compliance v Standards
  • Waste Management
  • Staff Roster
  • Improving Process Flow/Efficiency
  • Purchasing Saving

The Candidate:

  • Process a significant track record with Operations Management
  • Proven people management experience leading, coaching and motivating
  • Must have the ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong organisational, planning and strategic reporting experience
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and implement continuous improvement
  • Display history of successful relationship building with both work colleagues and strategic partners
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Possess a technical mindset plus competence with IT / technology
  • Experience in working with Food Production in an FMCG environment a distinct advantage

Basic Salary is ranges between €75,000 - €85,000 DOE


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