Production Manager – Fresh Produce

North Dublin, Full Time

Role: Production Manager / Packhouse Manager – Fresh Produce

Location: North Dublin

Salary: €50k – €60k DOE

5/7 days – 8am to 5pm

Role Requirements: 

  • The Production Manager is responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective operation and management of the production team within the fresh produce distribution centre.
  • This role involves managing a large team of up to 100 staff, including supervisors and team leaders, to ensure timely and accurate fulfillment of packaging orders while maintaining high standards of quality and safety.
  • The Production Manager will also be responsible for machinery maintenance, compliance with health and safety regulations, and collaboration with various departments including Quality Assurance, Finance, Goods In, Commercial, Transport, and HR.
  • The successful candidate will play a critical role in recruitment and HR compliance, particularly during peak seasons, and will actively participate in health and safety initiatives.
  • Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the Production Manager is essential in driving operational excellence and supporting the overall success of the company.
  • Prepare and submit regular reports on packhouse operations, productivity, and maintenance activities to the Operations Manager and Finance.

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Proven experience in a packhouse or production management role within the fresh produce or food industry.
  • Strong knowledge of packing machinery maintenance and repair.
  • Capable of running a fast-paced production facility
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Skilled in people management, with experience managing large teams.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and various reporting tools.


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