Engineering & Maintenance Manager

Cononbrig Partners

Join an Australian success story embarking on an exciting new growth phase and work with a dynamic, inspired and innovative team of people.

  • Great time to join an Australian success story
  • Entrepreneurial & innovative leadership team. Commission a New Plant!
  • Based in Melbourne's South East. $160,000 to $180,000 + Super.
About the business

This is an exciting time to join an Australian FMCG success story, regarded as an entrepreneurial business with a team of truly passionate people who take great pride in achieving the best outcomes for their customers.  The company creates and manufactures some of the highest quality food products in Australia; partly because of its investment in food science, innovation and world-leading, highly automated equipment and technology.  Due to sustained growth and winning new accounts within major food retailers and the foodservice industry,  the company is expanding its existing operations in Melbourne as well as building a new plant outside of Victoria.

About the role

Reporting to the General Manager Operations, you will be responsible for leading and mentoring a highly capable maintenance team in a 24/7 environment. As Engineering & Maintenance Manager you will play a key role in improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of the business whilst also effectively managing the annual maintenance budget.  Furthermore, you will ensure all production and facilities run reliably and efficiently, drive continuous improvement initiatives, support new business enhancements with process engineering and execute the delivery and commissioning of new equipment. You will also be responsible for leading and mentoring a highly capable operations, projects and maintenance team in coordinating, installing and commissioning new plant & equipment into a greenfield food manufacturing facility that has just completed design and construction.

Skills and experience

You will be a trade or professionally qualified Engineering & Maintenance Manager with experience in the FMCG or food manufacturing sectors being well regarded. Possessing high energy levels, you have a track record of delivering excellent and measurable outcomes throughout your career whilst constantly mentoring and driving change, continuous improvement and safety best practice with your teams.  You are well regarded for having an inclusive leadership style and you have experience managing through constant change in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits and perks

This is a great time to join a truly innovative business that is experiencing strong growth and subsequently expanding its operations. If you are interested in being part of the company's next exciting chapter, please apply with your CV in Word format. If you have a specific question please call Rod Czydel or Anthony Sweet on +61 3 9005 8362 and leave a message if we are unable to take your call.  Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within five days of applying.