Area Manager - Afternoon Shift

Location: Bendigo, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Regional location
Contact: Dale Young

About the company

This multinational food supplier boasts some of Australia's most iconic brands across a variety of categories. Due to growth and a focus on people development, there currently exists multiple production leadership positions based at their largest manufacturing site located in the Bendigo region. Ideally suiting candidates with people leadership, continuous improvement and problem-solving skills, the roles will be working on a fixed shift of either day, afternoon or nights.

About the role

Working on the afternoon shift (3pm - 11pm), the Area Manager is a production leadership role with responsibility for up to 85 staff. With 5 direct reports, you will ensure team members are motivated and engaged in their role, providing clear accountabilities and training where required. Your responsibility will include labour allocation and budgeting, management of safety, quality and production outputs maintaining the required levels whilst leading a culture of continuous improvement and team success.

Skills & Experience

The critical skills required to be successful in this role include people leadership, communication, organisation and a mindset of continuous improvement. Your background should include experience in an operational environment where you will have developed resilience, decision making capability, and the ability to manage complex problems in a systematic way. Ideally you will possess a degree in a technical discipline such as engineering or science but this is not mandatory.


The manufacturing facility is based in the Bendigo region and only 1:30hr from Melbourne. We are seeking candidates based in the region or willing to relocate as part of a lifestyle choice but still seeking a organisation where they can progress their career as an operations / production leader. The salary and conditions including cost of living are attractive compared to major cities.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY16603.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.