Production Operator, Collins McNicholas Recruitment, Cork, €17.50 ph

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 2 months ago

Collins McNicholas Recruitment, Cork

Production Operator, Collins McNicholas Recruitment, Cork, €17.50 ph

We have partnered with one of Ireland’s leading chemical manufacturers, Biocel, as they grow their team in Little Island, Cork. This is a permanent day’s role (07.30 am-16.00) located a 10-minute walk from the train station. Previous experience in working with chemicals/ingredients/liquids is preferred. The Production Operator will be responsible for:

  • Complying with company quality policies and procedures.
  • Following manufacturing work instructions.
  • Transferring raw materials in and out of the food plant.
  • Feeding raw materials and processing agents into plant machinery.
  • Setting controls and operate machinery.
  • Checking instruments and equipment to ensure correct operation and attend to any abnormal operating conditions.
  • Taking samples for testing and record process data.
  • Liaising with QC laboratory and provide Samples of in process and finished product as required.
  • Patrols and inspects equipment to ensure proper operation and sets operating controls on equipment.
  • Controls the preparation, measuring and feeding of raw material and processing agents and filtering media into plant.
  • Collect product samples and readings and records test data.
  • Controls records of production, quantities transferred and details of blending and pumping operations.
  • Checks equipment for malfunctions and arranges maintenance.
  • Controls equipment that performs batch processes.


  • Hard working
  • Enjoy practical and manual activities
  • Forklift licence would be an advantage
  • Able to work as part of a team and independently
  • Able to follow written instructions
  • Good communication and numeracy skills
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • Previous experience in food industry an advantage
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Aptitude for working with computers
  • Good hand-eye coordination

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane on (021) 4320675


General Operator

General Operative

Food Operative

Production operator

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: €15.00-€17.50 per hour

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Little Island, CO. Cork: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work authorisation:

  • Ireland (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 13/11/2023

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