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Manufacturing Manager

Opportunity to join a leading National Dairy company in Sydney. This autonomous role is responsible for managing the Production Department activities.

The Company

National dairy company with a long and proud history in Australia, a history that commenced. More than 80 years on,  they are now part of a global dairy organisation that brings nutrition and wellness to people all over the world. They have great brands and great people while continuing to invest and expand in Australia.
The Role

Provide leadership to the team that promotes the management and development of the team, to increase the performance of the department.
  • Reduce costs, production costs and optimise operating budgets.
  • Optimise the manufacture of products in terms of quantity, quality and deadlines.
  • Compliance to quality systems to guarantee and improve product quality.
  • Improve the collective performance of the site by leading project teams.
  • Finalise new specifications to respond to developments in market prices and innovations ie new products or installations to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Proactively seek continuous and process improvement opportunities within the business whilst creating efficiencies

Skills and Experience
  • Previous experience leading and managing a multi layered
  • Experience and knowledge of Agri-food or FMCG industry.
  • Experience in production management, organisation and
    planning and problem solving methods.
  • Project management experience.
  • Good communications skills - both verbal and written.
  • Great salary with bonus
  • Opportunity to implement your knowledge and see results
  • Working in a collaborative team environment 
  • Autonomous role where you can take ownership of improvements & efficiencies
Here at Miller Leith we are open to having a conversation about your next career move. For a brief, confidential discussion, please contact Steven Belletty at [email protected] or 0434 729 586.
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