Quintessential Brands, the award-winning name behind Feeney’s, O’Mara’s and O’Casey’s Irish Creams have an exciting opportunity to join our First Ireland Spirits team as a Process Team Leader.
A Flavour for the Job
Reporting to the Production Manager at our manufacturing plant in Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, your role will be Process Team Leader for one of our manufacturing teams responsible for the manufacture of our award winning alcoholic beverage products ensuring all site production standards are maintained in all areas such as product quality, product safety, health and safety, product security / integrity etc.
A Taste of the Business
First Ireland Spirits is part of Quintessential Brands. We are a unique blend, a 29-year-old business with a 250 year heritage, a pioneering company with ambitions to grow and share our passion for the quality products produced at our Abbeyleix plant with generations to come. We’re not perfect, we still have processes and systems to implement and improve and as a company we operate in a lean and agile way, but we are getting there. Joining QB (as we’re known to our friends) is a unique opportunity to roll your sleeves up, get stuck in and really help to shape the business as we expand. Are you up for the challenge?
Build and develop strong relationships with key site functions such as Technical & Engineering.
Ensure effective implementation of the agreed production plan ensuring deviations to plan are flagged and investigated, to ensure true root causes are identified
Optimize the Weekly Production Plan
Operator training and team development
Health and Safety compliance in your area of responsibility and work with site management team to address H&S concerns.
Continuous Improvement leader / champion in your area.
All products produced to specification meeting strict quality and food safety standards.
Good communication and feedback
A Bit About You
5+ years at Management level in a production / manufacturing operation
Numeracy and literacy sufficient
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Experience of managing and producing in a high volume/ business
3rd Level qualification in a relevant Business / Science / Technical discipline
Demonstrate knowledge of how safe working practices are applied in the production environment and ability to train and develop on technical tasks
Resilient and solution-oriented
The Essence of QB - The Benefits
Working as part of a small passionate team of people at First Ireland Spirits who truly care about the jobs we do and products we produce.
Our Culture - The Essence of Quintessential Brands
We're an 'all hands on deck' kind of place where you'll have the opportunity to get involved in end to end projects, implement systems and process. We're fast, agile and entrepreneurial but, most importantly, our people are at the heart of what we do.
While we do work hard, we do it with a sense of fun, pride and passion that you won't find anywhere else.
Are you never shaken and very rarely stirred? More Cosmopolitan than Old Fashioned? Approach everything you do with a dash of creativity and a squeeze of positivity? Then we need you!
About Quintessential Brands Group
Established in 2011, Quintessential Brands Group is one of the most successful spirits companies to emerge from the UK in the last decade. The company offers a complete range of services and products to its customers across the world; producing and distributing some of the world's most-loved spirits brands, including Greenall's, the Original London Dry Gin, Opihr Spiced Gin and BLOOM Gin, as well as developing and producing some of the most commercially successful retailer brands of recent years for trade customers, and co-packing for some of the world’s most well-known spirits brands.
Recognised by the industry as International Spirits Challenge Gin Distiller of the Year five times in the last six years, Quintessential Brands is renowned for its unrivalled gin distilling capabilities heritage dating back to 1761 and is emerging as one of the most dynamic new entrants in the Irish whiskey market with the Dublin Liberties Distillery. With world-class product development and manufacturing at four world-class production sites across Europe and an award-winning premium brand portfolio comprised of English Gins, Irish Whiskeys, Irish Creams and Liqueurs, Quintessential Brands is committed to being the indispensable spirits partner of choice to its customers across the world, with customers and insights at the heart of everything we do.
Manufacturing·First Ireland Spirits (Abbeyleix)
Process Team Leader
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