About the company
A major food manufacturer with a national manufacturing footprint and widely recognised brands is currently seeking an experienced Operations Manager. Based in Melbourne's South East, this facility is a pivotal supplier to Australian households and requires a high calibre senior leader to steer the operations through a major transformation phase.
About the role
The Operations Manager is responsible for developing and leading the site operational strategy in line with the national business transformation program. With all key functional leaders directly reporting to this role, the Operations Manager will be responsible for delivering to business and customer requirements for safety, quality, efficiency, cost and people. Leading a workforce of 100+ operational staff and running 24/7 shift structure, you will build capability through continuous improvement initiatives and development programs. A major part of the national transformation program includes a capital investment and reliability strategy to ensure critical plant and equipment can deliver to current and future customer requirements.
Skills & Experience
The Operations Manager is a critical role for the success of this site and as such we are seeking a high calibre, experienced leader with extensive knowledge of food manufacturing environments. Ideally you will be degree qualified in food, science or engineering and have previously held manufacturing or operations management roles. Your leadership style will include qualities such as; clear and open communication, engaging consultative approach, strong problem solving skills and a logical, well planned approach to strategy development. Additionally, you should have knowledge of unionised workforces and a track record in project management.
How to apply
Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY15136.