Team Manager

Posted on 08-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 29-Sep-2017
Job Details
QLD - Other
Manufacturing/ Production
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is a leading regional food company across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. We have a portfolio of iconic and trusted brands that Australians have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week, including Helga's, Wonder White, Praise, White Wings, Meadow Lea, and many more. Our vision is to be the leading and most innovative local food company, creating food that people love. 


We are currently experiencing times of change and growth with continued capital investment across our business which only means one thing – Exciting times. Reporting to our Manufacturing Manager and based at our Burleigh Heads Manufacturing site, this 6 month fixed term contract role will be an integral member of and make a strong contribution to a high performing Burleigh Heads team and team culture within the Manufacturing function.


This a full time role with standard hours being Tuesday to Saturday 6am – 2:30pm


Specifically, you will:


  • Lead and motivate a team of approximately 15 staff.
  • Preparing Production Plans to deliver supply performance whilst minimizing waste utilizing SAP.
  • Manage direct labor plans, minimizing use of casual workforce or overtime
  • Drive improvements in line efficiencies and productivity.
  • Develop your Team through training, coaching and mentoring to ensure skills and competencies are developed to compliment production requirements.
  • Effective and Timely communication of relevant information to team members
  • Champion and execute continuous improvements on the line, including but not limited to trouble shooting and process upgrades.
  • Project Managing assignments on the Burleigh Heads site.
  • Ensure all safety cycle checks carried out in accordance to schedule
  • Ensure all safety alert notices are communicated to staff 


To be successful in this role you will need:


  • Extensive people management experience
  • Strong Leadership capabilities
  • SAP experience
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt in a fast moving environment
  • Open to change and able to bring team along with that change
  • FMCG or Food manufacturing experience ideal but not essential
  • Competitive improvement background


 What can we offer you?

In return for your passion and success, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and help you to achieve your personal and professional growth and development objectives. At Goodman Fielder, we aim to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer long term careers.

What are you waiting for? Apply now.