Production Manager - Flight Kitchen

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Icelandair is seeking a passionate Production Manager to join our Onboard Services and Flight Kitchen team. The position is based in Keflavík in a multicultural workplace employing over 250 employees. The facility runs several production lines that cater to various business segments. The Production Manager is responsible for overseeing production processes and schedules as well as continously looking to optimise productivity and reduce expenses. We are looking for someone who loves to work with people, is passionate about systems, process flows and productivity, and looks beyond the status quo.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee production processes to ensure optimal productivity and minimal downtime
  • Set ambitious production goals and communicate them to key personnel
  • Plan and organize production schedules and assess resource requirements
  • Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Plan, implement and manage change in line with business requirements
  • Work closely with Quality and Safety manager to ensure that measures and procedures are compliant with standards
  • Oversee and manage third party accounts


  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing operations
  • 2+ years experience in a supervisory capacity
  • University degree in engineering or similar required
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Working knowledge of HACCP, BRC Global Standard and/or ISO22000
  • Strong initiative and drive
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent English skills, Polish is beneficial

For further information, please contact:

Anna Guðný Aradóttir, Deputy Director,

Bylgja Björk Pálsdóttir, HR Consultant,


Please submit your CV and Cover Letter before July 21 2019