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Keogh's Crisps - Front Of House Administrator

Our Story:

The Keogh family have been farming the fertile lands of North County Dublin for over 200 years. Fast forward to today and our family has grown to include more than just flesh and blood; we’ve got an amazing team at the farm, all of whom we consider as family none-the-less. At Keogh’s Farm are committed to producing Ireland’s finest potatoes, crisps, and snacks that are truly…Grown with Love in Ireland.

Purpose Of The Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Front of House Administrator to join our Admin Team at our premises in Westpalstown, Oldtown, North County Dublin. This is a full-time role which involves the day-to-day management of our busy reception area as well as providing administrative support as needed. As the Front of House Administrator serves as the first point of contact for both clients and visitors, the ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and customer service skills, as well the ability to multi-task while maintaining a professional and friendly demeanour.

KEY AREAS OF THE ROLE

  • Greet and welcome visitors in a professional and warm manner.
  • Facilitate the processing and managing of deliveries to and from the site.
  • Ability to navigate various order management and invoice systems and software including Packstar, SAGE, Retail Exchange, and Dunne.
  • Provide front desk reception services including handling phone calls, re-directing calls as appropriate, taking and distributing messages, answering visitor queries etc.
  • Processing of invoices, credit notes and debit notes.
  • Handling cash and processing employee purchases.
  • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external enquiries.
  • Ensure and maintain the proper handling and filing of documents.
  • Assist in general administrative tasks, including data entry and ordering office supplies.
  • General administrative duties as the business dictates.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two years’ experience as a receptionist or similar administrative role.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with the ability to multitask and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • MS Office Suite experience with ability to learn and navigate new software systems.
  • Full, clean Irish driver’s licence essential.

 

If you are interested, please submit your CV with a cover letter to people@keoghs.ie

 

Keoghs Crisps is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Keogh's Crisps - Production Supervisor

Our Story:

The Keogh family have been farming the fertile lands of North County Dublin for over 200 years. Fast forward to today and our family has grown to include more than just flesh and blood; we’ve got an amazing team at the farm, all of whom we consider as family none-the-less. At Keogh’s Farm are committed to producing Ireland’s finest potatoes, crisps, and snacks that are truly…Grown with Love in Ireland.

 

Purpose Of The Role:

Working closely with the Production Manager and Quality Assurance Manager, the Supervisor ensures that all products and processes are managed and completed in compliance with specifications, legal and statutory obligations, customer requirements and highest quality standards throughout the product life cycle.  The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervision of employees where strong leadership skills are required for the effective supervision of the team.

 

Reporting To:

  • Production Manager

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and prioritise production activities to meet the demands of the business.
  • Work cross functionally with all factory teams in terms of planning and ensuring that all products are of the highest standard.
  • Ensure production safety and quality standards are accomplished.
  • Taking an active part in day-to-day problem solving on the process and in more focused process improvement projects.
  • Work with the Quality Assurance Manager to ensure that the production facility meets food safety requirements and to ensure that best manufacturing practises (BMP) meet and exceed customer and Health Service Executive standards.
  • Monitor production and product standards. Conform to the company HACCP plan.  Respond effectively and efficiently to all non-conformances with appropriate preventive and corrective actions.
  • Following all Health & Safety procedures and adhering to the company’s Safety Statement at all times; identifying any risks/hazards or faulty equipment and reporting them to the Production Manager / Quality Assurance Manager immediately.
  • Provide the production team with leadership, direction, training and coaching to achieve work objectives and to improve performance and skills.
  • Being a leader in the Continuous Improvement ambitions of the business and encouraging this continuous improvement culture with the team.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed to meet the business requirements.
  • Protect all intellectual property, information and technology surrounding confidential processes and products.

 

Skills/ Attributes/ Experience:

  • Leaving Cert qualification or related on the job experience.
  • Previous experience in food manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Office experience.
  • Self-starter with the capability to show drive and resilience to take initiative in a demanding environment.
  • Must have good people leadership, management and supervisory skills with the ability to motivate all employees.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with strong attention to detail.
  • Team-player with cross functional collaboration.

 

Keogh’s Crisps is an Equal Opportunities Employer

If you are interested, please submit your CV with a cover letter to people@keoghs.ie

Keogh’s Crisps - Territory Manager (North Dublin & North Leinster Region)

Our Story:

We’ve been farming the fertile lands of North County Dublin for over 200 years. Fast forward to today and our family has grown to include more than just flesh and blood; we’ve got an amazing team at the farm, all of whom we consider as family none-the-less. We love working with committed and inspiring people to create something our grandparents would be proud of. From our proud family heritage, hard work and passion for quality, we at Keogh’s Farm are committed to producing Ireland’s finest potatoes, crisps, and snacks that are truly…Grown with Love in Ireland.

 

Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Field Sales Manager, the Territory Manager’s role will be to drive sales and support the on-going growth and development of Keogh’s products through merchandising, maximisation of in-store space, generating product awareness, new product launches, implementing promotions, identifying new leads and channels initially within the North Dublin & North Leinster Region. You will represent the brand in a positive and professional manner, must be career focused and show attributes of leadership, high organisational skills and a determination to be the very best.

 

Key Areas Of The Role

  • Visit retail customers to generate orders, drive distribution, drive visibility and display, activate promotions, conduct retail audits, ensuring range implementation and planogram compliance.
  • Utilising WASP to capture market data.
  • Work closely with and review a call file and plan an efficient journey plan.
  • Ensure stock is rotated effectively and that high attention to detail is implemented across all stores in order to achieve distribution and visibility targets.
  • Setting and achievement of merchandising standards.
  • Ensuring the successful launch of N.P.D. into the market.
  • Maintain and expand the company’s database of prospects through targeted cold calling with a view to arranging meetings with potential customers.
  • Managing seasonal activities and promotional activations.

Development of key trade relationships at store, regional and group level.

 

The ideal Candidate will Have:

  • Minimum 2 years’ Sales and Merchandising experience within FMCG across all trade channels (preferably in the food industry).
  • Recent qualification in business, marketing, or other related field desirable.
  • Excellent communication/ interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, including strong presentation and influencing skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and retail point of sale software.
  • Monitor and reporting of key account performance, case sale volume, rate of sale, promotional mix, risk, cost, retail and profit analysis.
  • Ability to prioritise high impact activities and multi-task complex projects and deliver results.
  • Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills.
  • Evidence of tenacity and the ability to follow through on commitment.
  • Flexibility with regard to working hours and national travel is a requirement.
  • Exposure to developing relationship with clients and creating new business.
  • Full, valid, clean B category driver’s licence essential.

 

If you are interested please submit your CV with a cover letter to  people@keoghs.ie

Keogh’s Crisps is an Equal Opportunities Employer.