Your new company
Your new company is Australia’s leading manufacturer of antipasto products. Located in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, the company supplies product to tier 1 clients including all major retailers, food services businesses and industrial customers. A family business that has grown into the market leader in its category, you will be a part of an organisation underpinned by a focus on quality, authenticity and passion for produce.
Your new role
As Production Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing a staff of between 100-120 on site, increasing over 170 during peak season. Reporting into the Factory Manager, you will be responsible for driving team performance, managing day to day activities within packaging and processing and setting the standard for workplace safety. You will be looking to drive the company forward with your knowledge of continuous improvement processes, display excellent people management skills and inspire your team to take the next step. Working with the production planner you will be responsible for allocation of factory labour, liaise cross-functionally with internal stakeholders in areas of sales, quality and maintenance to ensure optimum site performance against set KPIs.
What you'll need to succeed:
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in the food manufacturing industry
- Demonstrable experience in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing, with a focus on efficiency improvement, process streamlining and cost reduction
- Thorough knowledge of food safety processes and regulatory compliance, OH&S and QA processes
- Proven ability to manage large teams in a manufacturing environment
- Genuine passion about the food industry, particularly produce
- Proven ability to liaise cross-functionally
What you'll get in return
An attractive remuneration package is on offer, as is the opportunity to work with a category market leader. You get the tight-knit environment of a family owned and run business, with the scope of a company that is working with leading national clients. You will be working as part of a team that is truly passionate about their work and using the best available machinery and resources to get the job done.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role or would like to discuss opportunities in Manufacturing and operations, send an updated resume to firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] or call 0419 754 442. If this role is not for you, but you know someone who may be suitable, we are offering up to $200 for a successful referral. Good people know good people.
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