Shift Manager

Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Tim Barraclough

About the company

This food manufacturer operates on a standalone basis but is part of a multinational retail group and has almost quadrupled volume in the last few years. They manufacture several household brands selling through the major retail channels and have a history of investing into new equipment. This site is in the SE Suburbs of Melbourne and operates on a two-shift basis. Due to a restructure, they are looking for two Shift Managers to join the team, one on the am and the second on the pm shift. These roles require experienced leaders who can work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure that strategic goals are met.

About the role

As the Production Shift Manager, you will be responsible for driving improvement in plant efficiencies whilst adhering to the companies' core values. Product quality is imperative, the ability to meet and set KPI's whilst continuing the strict environmental and safety measures. Reports will vary between 60 -100 people so your ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders will enable you to excel.

Skills & Experience

This role is key within the business and requires a technically strong leader to drive their CI mindset, the skill set for the successful candidate will include:

  • A continuous improvement philosophy with the ability to drive change
  • Demonstrable leadership experience with a track record in managing team performance and upskilling staff
  • Ensure production throughput targets are achieved in line with daily and weekly plans
  • A strategic mindset and the ability to manage multiple improvement projects.


The opportunity to grow in a best practice and environment with career advancement in a growing company.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Tim Barraclough on for a confidential discussion quoting reference number TB19850.

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.