Production Manager - Food

Location: Southwestern Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary + super
Specialization: Manufacturing & Industrial
Sub Specialization: Factory / Plant Management, Production Engineering
Contact: Matt Gorrie
Reference: JO-1810-405118
+612 9431 6508
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An opportunity exists to join a leader in the food industry! An ASX listed business, they have forged a reputation for supplying high quality products for generations, with facilities across the country.

As the Production Manager, you will report to the Plant Manager and be responsible for the management of operational teams, machinery and processes ensuring a high-quality product is produced. You will lead the team to ensure you maximise efficiencies, drive operational improvements and provide a safe working environment. The role will have two direct reports and approximately 75 indirect reports across two shifts.

Your role will incorporate the following responsibilities and measures;

  • Development of clear plans, KPI's and targets.
  • Focusing your teams on a continuous improvement mindset
  • Cost reductions and maximising of labour utilisation
  • Ensure the implementation of safe work practices are adhered to
  • Production of a high-quality product

You will possess a minimum of five years' experience within a Production management function ideally within the food industry, however people from other industries will be considered. This will be supported by a tertiary qualification in manufacturing, engineering or food science. Your strong communication, engagement and problem-solving skills will be paramount, with the ability to demonstrate previous experience in developing continuous improvement plans and implementing them with measurable outcomes highly regarded. Strong excel and systems skills will be required.

The role and the business will offer you the opportunity to become part of one of Australia's most recognised names in the food industry, they have a supportive culture and pride themselves on being an industry leader.

For more information on this role and to find out about other similar positions, please contact Matt Gorrie on 02 9431 6508, and quote Ref No MG - 1810 - 405118. CVs should be submitted by clicking the 'apply now' button below. All documents are required to be sent in MS Word format.