Manufacturing Manager

Posted on 14-Mar-2017
Application Close Date: 04-Apr-2017
Job Details
Manufacturing/ Production
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is Australasia's leading food company. The company owns a host of iconic brands that generations of Australians and New Zealanders have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week. Our brands include White Wings, Meadow Lea, Praise, Helga’s, Wonder White within Australia,  Vogel's, Natures Fresh, Edmonds, Ernest Adams, Meadow Fresh, and Irvines in New Zealand.

At Goodman Fielder our goal is to be the leading and most innovative local food company. In reaching that goal, we are committed to helping our people achieve their professional and personal goals while contributing to the success of a high performing team. With a focus on career development, we encourage our people to reach their full potential while also demonstrating our Goodman Fielder values.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Manager to join our Moorebank team. The role of the Manufacturing Manager is to lead key site initiatives that will game change our ways of working and ultimately improve site efficiently and effectiveness. The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing and coaching our front line leaders in building a high performing team culture across the site.

Our Opportunity

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the Site Operations Manager in driving the culture on the site;
  • Provide leadership, direction, development and coaching for Team Managers and Manufacturing Teams at Site;
  • Develop and drive a continuous improvement program to improve plant efficiencies and overall operational performance through consistent frameworks across all shifts;
  • Lead and participate in cross-functional project teams as required. Establish effective communication mechanisms with other functions and business teams;
  • Support the development and implementation of the OH&S, Hygiene and Environmental programs for the manufacturing function;
  • Implement Quality, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures applicable to the position.


About You

  • At least 10 years proven manufacturing experience;
  • Related industry experience (preferably within the food, dairy , beverage industry);
  • Food Safety, GMP, HACCP, Internal and External Auditing experience;
  • People Management and Leadership;
  • Regulatory Compliance and OH&S knowledge;
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office, SAP experience;
  • Lean Manufacturing;
  • Leadership and Communication;
  • Logical, analytical and problem solving abilities;
  • Project Management.


Employing around 5,000 people across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and New Caledonia, our employees have the opportunity to fashion their own home grown career across functions, locations and brands.  Our aim is to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer careers.

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