Site Manager - Bathurst

Job Title: Site Manager - Bathurst
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Bathurst, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH16657_1539564455
Contact Name: Stephen Montague
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2018 01:47

Job Description

Simplot Australia, proudly one of Australia's leading FMCG food companies, is a vibrant, sustainable provider of great food to the region. Home to some of Australia's favourite food brands, Simplot locally manufactures a diverse range of products that includes everything from delicious and balanced meals, convenient frozen potato and vegetables, tasty pasta sauces and nutritious seafood to fun snack foods. Their portfolio of brands consists of Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggos, John West, Top Cut, Seakist, Harvest, Chiko, I&J, Ally, Lean Cuisine, Five Tastes, dish'd, and Caterfare. Simplot is owned by the JR. Simplot Company and has grown to become a multinational agriculture and food business.

The Location

Simplot have partnered exclusively with Six Degrees to recruit a Site Manager for Bathurst. Based at one of their two production facilities in the regional NSW town of Bathurst, a fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced Site Manager to lead the site. Reporting to the General Manager Manufacturing, you will act as the business owner and run the Bathurst site with a high degree of autonomy. You will lead your team to produce a wide range of frozen and canned products in a safe, environmentally sound and cost-effective manner. There will be a strong focus on developing culture and capability and migrating toward best practice and the continuous improvement of everything they do.

Brands at Bathurst

The Bathurst facility produces frozen, canned and fresh product including all Edgell products, Chiko Rolls and a wide range of Sweet Corn value added products. Simplot Australia works to a category model; therefore, you will be part of the Category Team and have input in to strategy, innovation, sales & marketing and the S&OP process as well as full supply chain responsibility.

Full day-to-day Site Leadership

To be successful in this role, you will be able to show a proven record as a Site Manager within a FMCG manufacturing environment. You should hold an understanding and application of best practice, change management and a technical understanding of Safety Leadership, LEAN and Six Sigma. Your capability and experience will be a driving factor in the sustainable future of the Bathurst site and in securing a growing footprint in the food manufacturing industry.

You are a resilient, highly accountable results driven leader who is tertiary qualified (Manufacturing, Engineering, Science, Business or similar), however it will be your ability to lead, inspire and positively influence the whole site within a challenging manufacturing / FMCG environment that will ensure your success.

An attractive relocation package along with competitive salary package will be on offer.

Simplot has partnered exclusively with Six Degrees for the recruitment of this position. Any 3rd party applications will be forwarded to and managed by Six Degrees.

For a confidential discussion please contact Stephen Montague at Six Degrees on 02 8204 7144 or Email