Production Lead

Listed on 20.10.2017 / Melbourne, Australia / Full-Time

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and results driven Production Lead who will be vital in the operations ongoing success by "leading the way" with their "can-do" attitude.

The Role

A hands-on production management role, the Production Lead is responsible for leadership of the production department, executing operational targets (safety, quality, people and budgets) and coaching and developing the team to improve capability and productivity.

You will make your mark by:

Oversee the allocation of work, ensuring the effectiveness and cost efficiency for all processing and production activities.

Establish and monitor performance metrics to ensure quality and on time fulfilment of sales orders.

Create a high performance environment committed to safety, staff training and development, business improvement and operational excellence.

Lead, coach, develop and mentor the team to maximise individual and team performance.

What does the role look like?

Leadership of the production department, responsible for all day-to-day production planning to ensure daily production targets are met, within budget, whilst ensuring staff are performing to the peak of their abilities and within WHS requirements.

Your background:

3+ years experience within a Production Manager/Supervisor role, ideally within FMCG.

Proven ability to successfully lead and mentor people is essential.

Track record of ensuring high level of safety, quality and productivity performance, commercial acumen and experience with LEAN manufacturing.

Solid knowledge of HACCP, Good Manufacturing Practice, and Food quality standards.

Knowledge and experience implementing and coordinating policies relating to Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) and Quality Management Systems (QMS).

Approachable, authentic and passionate about people and food safety.

Self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Excellent time management and organisational skills with attention to detail.

How to Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter (max 5mb) via job listing at SEEK. Click to apply:

If you like what you see, we'd love to hear from you - even if a role is not currently available.

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