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Production Supervisor

Ref No: D/PS/06/24

Location: Drogheda
Closing Date: 3rd July 2024

We now wish to appoint a Production Supervisor to join the team based at our Drogheda site.

Supporting the Branch Manager the Production Supervisor will be responsible for the day-to-day operational activities of the Drogheda site including cereal seed production, grass seed production, liquid fertiliser blending, harvest intake and grain drying operations and the management of onsite grain storage.

The Role:

  • Responsibility for all day-to-day operations and production scheduling of Cereal & Grass seed assembly and manufacturing plant.
  • Coordinating and manage cereal seed harvest intake, drying, cleaning and dressing operations.
  • Ensure all quality standards for the manufacture of grass seed, cereal seeds and grain storage are implemented.
  • Lead, manage and motivate a small team of production/store/yard personnel.
  • Manage staffing levels and working rotas to ensure the branch has appropriate levels of staff on-site to meet the needs of the business relative to expected business activities.
  • Co-ordinate staff training and development in conjunction with the Branch Manager to ensure that all staff have the skills, attitudes and behaviours to meet the needs of the business;
  • Oversee the scheduling of plant maintenance, cleaning processes and the service and calibration of testing equipment.

The Person:

  • Have a good standard of education including numeracy and literacy skills:
  • Ideally have previous relevant production management experience;
  • Have strong leadership skills and previous experience of managing a team;
  • Have strong IT skills;
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Show attention to detail and be a natural problem solver who can offer innovative solutions to meet customer needs and the needs of the agronomy team to secure and grow sales;
  • Hold a full driving licence.
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About Us

Headquartered in Clonee, Co Meath, Drummonds is a leading supplier of agronomy services and agricultural inputs across the North East of Ireland. Annually at harvest the business processes more than 100,000 tonnes of native grain across eight locations, with manufacturing facilities for seeds and animal feeds in Drogheda and Navan.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Drummonds is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better