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MCS Group

  • The Linenhall,
  • 32-38 Linenhall Street,
  • Belfast,
  • Co. Antrim,
  • BT2 8BG

Phone: 028 9023 5456  

Production Director (Food FMCG)

Location: Co. Antrim

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

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  • Added
    2 weeks ago
  • Closing Date
    1st Dec 2017

Job Summary

MCS Group
Job Location
Co. Antrim
£50,000 - £60,000
Closing Date
1st December 2017
Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time
General Management  
Job Role(s)
General Manager
Manufacturing Manager
Operations Manager
Minimum Experience
5-6 yrs
See Description
Employer Type
Recruitment Agency
Brendan Catney

About the job

Production Director (Food FMCG)

Operations & Engineering

MCS Group is in partnership with a leading food FMCG firm based in Mid-Ulster who are seeking a Production Director (Food FMCG)

The company is the market leader across the UK in their specialist sector and through organic growth and they seek to appoint a Production Director. As Production Director, the focus will be to provide operational leadership and improve overall operational performance.

The Production Director will work closely with the Production & Operations teams to improve the development and overall productivity and efficiency of the company. In addition, you will take responsibility for the organisational objectives to ensure profitable growth. You will direct and control day-to-day operations to include capacity planning, supply chain, health & safety, technical / quality assurance, engineering and manufacturing operations. You will continually review processes to ensure effectiveness and efficiency, sharing and developing best practice with every team. Furthermore, you will create a culture of high performance and excellence with ownership across the workforce for continuous improvement.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • 5+ years’ management experience within production in a food FMCG environment.
  • Proven track record in leading a multi-functional team, driving results and improvements in each area of responsibility and ensuring staff engagement.
  • Background in setting and measuring key performance indicators, metrics, best practice assessments and performance management against these.
  • Experience in operational capacity planning and forecasting.
  • Demonstrable success in leading the development and implementation of process improvement and efficiency programmes.
  • Specific knowledge / expertise of LEAN and / or Six Sigma tools would be highly desirable in a food FMCG environment.

Education to degree level in a relevant discipline e.g. engineering is desirable but not essential.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Brendan Catney, Manager - Technical & Engineering at MCS Group on 02890 235 456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


MCS Group

  • The Linenhall,
  • 32-38 Linenhall Street,
  • Belfast,
  • Co. Antrim,
  • BT2 8BG

Phone: 028 9023 5456  

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Production Director (Food FMCG)

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