Manager – Technical & Quality Operations

Republic of Ireland
Attractive remuneration package
07 October 2020
04 November 2020
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a branded Irish Dairy foods manufacturer who sells its products in Ireland and international markets and has ambitious growth plans over the coming 3-5 years.  Lansdowne Executive Search has been retained to recruit a Manager - Technical & Quality Operations with responsibility to review and reshape the Technical and Quality functions for strategic and operational future needs.  Reporting to the Technical Director, this role will form part of the management team and will drive the Technical and Quality function in an effective and efficient manufacturing environment.

We are looking to attract an experienced Technical/Quality professional who is process driven and has the ability to manage plant dynamics in terms of capability, risk and output.  You will be a critical thinker and will make decisions based on evidence, planning and execution.  You will work closely with Operations and have a high level of comfort and relationship building at plant level.  You will have a deep understanding of process control dynamics in a clean manufacturing environment and a familiarity with international standards.  You will have worked in and managed in high risk and low risk lay outs and be able to advise on both.  You will have extensive experience in KPI Management within a manufacturing environment.  Knowledge of Air Handling Systems will be well regarded.  Your ability to work independently is essential.  

The role will operate as a true business partner to the Technical and Quality teams and will build relationships across all key internal and external stakeholders. You will be an effective communicator and presenter, both verbal and written, and will provide constructive challenge and guidance across all relevant Technical and Quality areas of the business.                      

We are seeking to attract a high energy and ambitious individual who has a proven track record of success in a technical/quality, manufacturing and/or operations environment.  A dynamic, highly collaborative, and self-motivated work style is essential, supported by high personal standards in terms of quality, communications, and the desire to succeed.  Candidates will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline within industry.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.


Candidates will be sourced through both Advertising and Executive Search processes.

To pursue your interest, please email a comprehensive CV and supporting letter to:

Tom Keane, Partner, Lansdowne Executive Search. Email:

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tom Keane at +353 87 7413085.

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