Production Manager

Location: Bendigo, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Regional lifestyle / attractive salary
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, they have created a new production leadership position based at their largest manufacturing site located in the Bendigo region. Ideally suiting candidates with people leadership, continuous improvement and problem-solving skills, the role represents an excellent career opportunity in regional Victoria.

About the role

The Production Manager is an operations leadership role with responsibility for over 400 staff. With 3 direct reports including a CI lead, you will ensure team members are motivated and engaged in their role, with clear accountabilities and providing training where required. Your responsibility will include labour allocation and budgeting, safety, quality and production outputs meet 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 business where they can progress their career as an operations / production leader. The salary and conditions are attractive and the business has unrivalled career progression opportunities.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY18754. Please note the Six Degrees offices reopen on the 6th of January 2020.

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.