General Manager - Manufacturing

Edgeworthstown, Longford
31 March 2017
28 April 2017
Position / level
Manager, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time


C&D Foods is one of Europe’s leading Pet Nutrition companies with eight manufacturing sites across Europe. Its Irish site in Edgeworthstown, Co Longford is one of the Group’s key manufacturing and R&D sites. It is a state of the art, highly automated operation built to the highest food safety standards employing more than 350 people. We are now seeking to recruit a General Manager to lead the further development and success of this key site.

Reporting to the Group Operations Director you will have responsibility for the sites’ strategic and operational plans across production, engineering (asset care & capital projects), quality, supply chain, R&D/NPI, H&S and environmental compliance. You will build and lead a proactive management team while ensuring at all times the plant is at the leading edge of world class manufacturing best practise. This position requires a strategic leader who will motivate and energise a high performing team to constantly seek positive change and innovation in the delivery of the strategic and operational plan.

You should have a third level qualification, ideally with an MBA, and have at least 10 years’ senior production, engineering or operations management experience in a large scale, fast moving process environment.  You must have proven leadership skills and be an excellent communicator. The ability to influence and motivate within a high performance culture will be essential.

Candidates should send full personal and career details, quoting reference number 6310 to John McCullough, KPMG Executive Search and Selection, 1 Stokes Place, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 - click APPLY.

Or for a confidential conversation please phone John McCullough on 01 410 1820.