Production Manager

Blackbook Executive

My client is looking to recruit an experienced Production Manager to work alongside the site management team, to drive improvements across operations.

  • Drive production and quality improvements through driving a CI culture
  • Immediately available opportunity
  • Great Sydney location
The Company

Our client is a highly regarded player in the FMCG space and are currently seeking an experienced Production Manager to join their team. This role will be responsible for driving improvements across one of their key manufacturing facility based Sydney.

The Role

Reporting to the Site Manager, your focus will be on:
  • Instill a safety first culture where all employees are empowered and clearly demonstrate safe behaviours and think safety before taking action.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in current operational KPI’s and develop then execute action plans to close the gaps or further improve.
  • Fault find and Identify key areas of improvement within manufacturing plan for example; operational employee training standards, efficiency in planning/ scheduling, review and implement SOP’s and CI platforms across the department, build a plan for future 5’s projects to drive a LEAN methodology.
  • Drive 5S business project through managing individual projects and educating culture change within the production department.
Your Background
  • Proven success leading a team within a food or beverage manufacturing facility in a Production Management role. 
  • You will have proven experience driving modern manufacturing techniques with a true understanding of 5S, LEAN as well as 5 Whys.
  • You must have strong leadership skills with an ability to motivate your staff to consistently meet and exceed expectations whilst providing a fun and safe environment.
  • There is a need to positively contribute to operational excellence by initiating continuous improvement projects and then delivering the changes effectively.
What's on offer

This role will give you the opportunity to run a key part of the manufacturing facility for a leading national organisation and have the ability to progress further across the business.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further you can contact Chade Love at Blackbook Executive on (03) 9823 7405.