Shift Manager

Gold Coast|
Permanent / Full Time|
Posted 3 weeks ago
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About the company:
Real Pet Food Company is Australian made… Using Aussie ingenuity, we've built a reputation for the freshest products you can find. We are serving real, locally sourced and made pet food - wet, dry, fresh, chilled and treats. No one knows Aussie pets quite the way we do.

We are a fast growing, innovative FMCG Manufacturer with strong ethics and a love for keeping it real. Our success comes from having a great team of people behind some of Australia’s favourite pet food with brands such as Billy & Margot, Farmers Market, Ivory Coat & Nature’s Gift!
This is where you come in…
We are looking for a Shift Manager to foster a culture of quality and safety, whilst motivating a team of supervisors and operators to ensure their areas are operating to the highest standard in line with business goals and objectives. You'll be responsible for leading a developing a large team delivering operational, safety and people performance targets.
This position will commence working on the afternoon shift, 1400-2200 from Monday to Friday, with a view to rotating across our three shifts (all are Monday to Friday, 0600-1400, 1400-2200, 2200-0600).
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Mentor, develop and manage supervisors and facilitate communication to their teams
  • Coordinate training to ensure cross-skilling and development for future planning
  • Ensure work standards including quality and GMP are adhered to
  • Cost reduction exercises including waste and re-work
  • Resourcing to ensure smooth production and adherence to targets and plans
The right person for this role will have:
  • Have held a leadership role within a manufacturing/production environment for a minimum of 2 years 
  • Capability of making decisions and putting forward improvement ideas and suggestions
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate people with clear direction
  • Organisational and administrative skills complemented by intermediate computer capability
  • Exposure to LEAN principles would be an advantage
Our offer:
This role is a full time permanent position and would suit a 'self-motivated, hands on' people leader with a passion for continuous improvement.  When you join Real Pet Food Company you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution, while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. With the continued growth of our business this is an exciting time to join The Pack.
How to apply:
If this role sounds like your perfect fit, we'd love to hear from you! Please upload your resume and include a covering letter demonstrating that you meet the required experience.
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