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Career Opportunities: Production Team Leader - WOW Meat Company Truganina (212507)


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 19/09/2017

Job Category:

Transport, Shipping, Logistics / Manager / Team Leader

Job description:

About Us
Australia’s biggest retailer, Woolworths Limited, has partnered with UK based Hilton Food Group to enhance our meat offer to our customers.
The joint venture will deliver significant investment in manufacturing techniques new to the Australian market as well as creating new jobs in our Company.

We are looking for a Production Team Leader to join our large scale, state of the art, meat manufacturing facility. This role is part of  Meat Manufacturing Operations team and is responsible in driving performance of the team to deliver the Woolworths Meat Company strategic plan by creating and supporting a high performing team. With your exceptional leadership skills, you will embrace and drive positive change and build the capability within the team to create a high performing culture.


Flexible availabilities required Monday - Saturday which will involve some early mornings and evenings.


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and direction for your team

  • Lead and drive continuous improvement plans for your team

  • Support the development & implementation of the OH&S, Hygiene and Environmental programs for the manufacturing function

  • Delivery of the manufacturing plan ensuring team compliance to all manufacturing standards including safety, quality, GMP and cost

  • Establish effective communication mechanisms with other site support functions


This role is based at Woolworths Meat Company in Truganina and reports to the Operations Manager.


To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience as a Team Leader within a manufacturing industry or similar role

  • Experience with Regulatory Compliance and OH&S knowledge

  • High levels of commercial and business acumen

  • Experience using Microsoft Office and SAP (desirable)

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and TPM knowledge and skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Logical, analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Clear decision making skills

  • Project Management experience

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications: B.Eng, B.Tech, Science or Food Discipline or similar (desirable)


What we can offer you:

  • Attractive remuneration package - including base salary, super and annual bonus

  • Work variety - The opportunity to work on multiple brands and sizeable projects

  • Training and Education - We pride ourselves in helping you realise your potential and give you the opportunity to be innovative

  • An exciting career - As our business grows, so do the opportunities for our people

If you have the energy, edge and ideas that will shape the future of our business for years to come then we want to hear from you!