Production Manager - Food Manufacturing

Production Manager - Food Manufacturing

Job Title: Production Manager - Food Manufacturing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: NSW Other
Salary: $100,000 - $115,000 + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2691752
Contact Name: Justine Dorrell
Contact Email: justine@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: March 10, 2018 12:45

Job Description

Beaumont people are working with Hemp Foods Australia to recruit their Production Manager.  Hemp Foods Australia is the largest Australian Certified Organic Hemp Food Wholesaler, Retailer, Manufacturer and Exporter in the southern hemisphere.  This is a unique opportunity to join the leading Hemp Food manufacturer in Australia. They have experienced substantial growth over the past 5 years and are set to grow even further. Operating out of a newly built, state of the art facility in Bangalow in Northern NSW, this is a great opportunity to be part of a growing business who really makes a difference in this world.
This role will require you to supervise and lead your production team, providing support and leadership in running the day-to-day production operations whilst implementing changes and identifying opportunities for process improvements and innovation. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain/comply with existing certifications (HACCP, ACO, Kosher)
  • Maintain, improve and implement systems, protocols and processes.
  • Manage production schedules for all products
  • Staff management and training, including rostering, team development and achievements against targets and KPI’s.
  • Monitor and provide weekly reporting on performance
  • Manage the inventory of raw material and consumables
  • Manage relationships with external contractors and suppliers
  • Monitor, improve and document cleaning processes
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance Manager to ensure processes and systems are best practice
  • Work closely with managers to ensure that the company culture and values are upheld.
  • Assist with future certifications (SQF, BRC, ISO 22000, etc.)
  • Ensure production operates within company and legislative guidelines
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation 
  The successful candidate will have:
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications - (Engineering degree would be highly regarded)
  • Experience in the FMCG and/or grain industry
  • Strong time and project management experience - (Lean Six Sigma experience would be highly regarded)
  • Working knowledge/experience of WH&S, HACCP, GMP, Food Safety Act and other certifications
  • Experience managing and leading a team
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence and engage key stakeholders at all levels
  • Intermediate level MS Office experience, Word and Excel
  • Min 3 + Years experience and success in a similar role
  • Proven track record in delivering results against set objectives
What you will get in return:

A culture that fosters ideas, training, team work and innovation. This is a hand’s on role and an excellent opportunity for the right person to further their development and career progression, where fresh ideas and innovation are recognised and rewarded.

Please include a cover letter along with your resume.  Please do not contact Hemp Foods directly, please address all enquiries to Justine at Beaumont People on 02 9133 9322.