Manufacturing Operative

Flexiforce – A Hartley People Company in partnership with our Client Kilkenny Cheese LTD are currently recruiting for a number of General Operatives, based onsite in their Belview Port Factory, South Kilkenny.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • This is a key role within the production team, with the individual capable of fulfilling all duties related to production operations
  • The role will be responsible for all aspects of plant performance, product quality, and plant hygiene.
  • The successful candidate will perform general operational duties across all the production disciplines milk intake & processing, cheese making, packaging, and whey processing
  • The individual will be responsible for supporting and deputising colleagues as required

The Person

  • The individual will be a key figure in troubleshooting operational challenges and implementing improvement activities
  • The individual will complete plant cleaning and hygiene activities in order to maintain the plant.
  • Teamwork is a key component of the plant operation and the ability to work with cross-functional personnel is required.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to quickly adapt to new work skills.
  • Diligent, flexible, enthusiastic, and performance-driven.
  • Personable and must have the ability to build relationships
  • Demonstrable proficiency in the use of I.T.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team.

Desired Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience of working in a fast-paced, highly automated manufacturing environment.

For immediate consideration, please email your updated Curriculum Vitae to Kelley Lannon at

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