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Implementation Manager

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Dungannon, Mid-Ulster
£35k - £45k
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job Title: Implementation Manager

Location: Dungannon

Salary: £35k - £45k

Industry: FMCG

Product: Food

Job Tasks and Duties:

  • Project Management: Oversee the implementation of customer projects into the factory.
  • New Product Development (NPD): Lead the introduction of new products into the factory with the customer, from scale-up to first production.
  • Existing Product Development (EPD) and Change Projects: Manage EPD and change projects aimed at improving margins and reducing complexity in collaboration with the customer.
  • Critical Path Management: Manage key timelines to ensure retailer deadlines for product launches are met.
  • Factory Trials: Lead factory trials, managing trial dates, production setup, ingredient availability, and line team briefings to ensure project deliverables are met.
  • Process Implementation: Manage the introduction of new processes, including new equipment, mixing processes, ingredients, packaging, and documentation.
  • Product Transition: Train line leaders on new products and establish factory standards for new processes.
  • Quality Assurance Standards (QAS): Collaborate with the customer and quality team to develop and deliver QAS into production.
  • Specification Implementation: Work with the specification team to implement new factory specifications.
  • Packaging Management: Oversee the management and implementation of new packaging solutions.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Lead communication with key stakeholders regarding new products and product changes.


  • Hands-on experience in a factory environment
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of processing and packaging (preferred)
  • Experience training factory personnel and implementing processes
  • Strong SH management and communication skills
  • Proactive problem-solving abilities

How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV or call John on 07809117856 for more details.

Lead consultant for this vacancy: John Small

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorization from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf.

If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage. 

Thanks for applying.


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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