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Production Supervisor

Reporting to the Assistant Production Manager the successful candidate will oversee a work area and supervise activities associated with the effective and efficient production and despatch of products in accordance with customer requirements, quality standards, food safety and health and safety standards.

Important Information
Date Posted: 10th September 2021
Closing Date: 19th September 2021
Industry: Food Production
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

  • Main duties will focus on the supervisory management of:

    • Health and Safety
    • Quality, Food Hygiene and Food Safety
    • People
    • Performance
    • Planning

    This is a full-time vacancy which will include day shift hours with regular Saturday work on rotation, however evening shift work on rotation (Monday to Friday, 1.30pm – 11pm approximately) will also be required.

    (Selection criteria may be enhanced at short listing stage if necessary).

    The successful applicant will be offered:

    • Competitive pay rate plus evening shift bonus
    • 33 days paid holiday per year
    • Life Cover

    We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Relevant supervisory, chargehand or team leading experience, gained in a food production environment,
  • Good communication, interpersonal and delegation skills and the ability to effectively interact with and motivate staff at all levels,
  • Effective planning and organisational skills,
  • Effective decision making skills and a pro-active approach to problem solving,
  • The ability to work on own initiative within minimum supervision, as well as part of a team,
  • A good general awareness of food hygiene, health and safety and quality,
  • A flexible approach to working hours,
  • A good basic standard of computer literacy and a good standard of literacy and numerical skills will be essential for this role as it involves calculating figures, data entry, records, reports etc.

Desired criteria

    Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

    Planning & Scheduling

    Planning & Scheduling

    Problem Solving

    Problem Solving

    Team Management

    Team Management

    Data Entry and Basic Computer Skills

    Data Entry and Basic Computer Skills

    Food Production

    Food Production

    Coaching and Mentoring

    Coaching and Mentoring

    Wilson's Country

    Delighting our customers in every respect!

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    Wilson’s Country is the leading potato brand in Ireland. Our commitment to innovation and marketing has positioned us as one of the leaders in the industry, supplying retailers, foodservice and food manufacturers with own label and branded prepack, peeled and convenience potatoes. Potatoes are our passion… Since Angus Wilson started the business from the family farm in the 1980’s we have grown from strength to strength. We now employ over 70 staff who work from our 6 acre site in County Armagh. We are one of the premier potato packers and processors in Ireland. We hold key accounts with many of the leading food retailers in the country.

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    Investment in our premises, our staff and our growers ensures that we offer a quality product and excellent service We strive to make people inspired by potatoes…the poor potato can get a bit of a bad press so that is why we are constantly innovating. We challenge ourselves by evolving our variety portfolio, our packaging, our range and our production processes. We want you to realise how exciting potatoes actually are! By their nature, potatoes are seasonal, meaning we can handle up to 30 different varieties of potatoes in one year. This equates to about 3.5 million individual potatoes per week…now that’s a lot of potatoes! Dealing with such a vast number of spuds means we truly are passionate about potatoes.

    Our benefits

    Retirement Plan and/or Pension

    Employee Development Programs

    Employee Discounts

    Casual dress

    Free Parking

    Open office

    Competitive Salary

    Production Supervisor

    Delighting our customers in every respect!