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It’s a great time to join our 8,000 friendly people at Ingham’s – one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest integrated protein producers.

Founded in 1918 as a family business, Ingham’s has a proud history and a bright future. Today, our business is undergoing substantial growth, where every day presents new and exciting opportunities to thrive.

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Production Manager (afternoon shift)

Murarrie

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We’ve been proudly bringing joy to tables and smiles to faces with the delicious food we’ve been crafting for over 100 years.

A large part of our strong growth and success is because we’re always looking for new ways to do things and thinking about how we can create a better, more sustainable future world together.

Our success as an industry leader in providing deliciously good food means we can continue to invest in our future as we work towards becoming Australia and New Zealand’s first choice for poultry.

Your opportunity to join our Afternoon Shift at Murarrie!

As Production Manager on the Afternoon shift, you will engage, develop, and lead your team to deliver world-class products. As a leader within the business, you will drive best practices and continuous improvement initiatives to maximize efficiencies and improve operational performance.

With a focus on safety and a passion for quality, you will partner with stakeholders to deliver consistent results by living the principles of being open, honest, and collaborative.

Our Murarrie site currently processes 1.4 million birds a week and this role will lead a team of Supervisors with responsibility for up to 500 staff across the shift. If you have managed similar-sized teams in a busy food manufacturing environment, we are keen to hear from you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Engage, lead, motivate, and develop your team through effective people management strategies ensuring the capability of people to achieve individual, team, and overall site objectives
  • Involve the team by encouraging and motivating them to deliver safety excellence and promote risk awareness
  • Drive performance daily across the further processing facility ensuring delivery on time-sensitive production deadlines.
  • Ensure that the labour cost base is the most productive, efficient, and cost-competitive for the industry
  • Assist in the development of reporting for key operational indicators including labour optimization, overtime, throughput rates, and inventory control
  • Identify, drive, and embed continuous improvement initiatives and operational efficiency programs
  • Monitor spend and keep within budget, seeking approval for out-of-scope spend
  • Working cross-functionally, building strong relationships with different stakeholders, and working as one team

You will bring to this role:

  • Experience in managing a manufacturing facility with a proven track record of achieving positive operational outcomes
  • Passionate about driving continuous improvement initiatives, to improve safety, efficiencies, and reliability
  • Inclusive in management style, with the capabilities to engage a large team and create a collaborative working environment
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills with the ability to communicate cross-functionally to build strong relationships and influence key stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills with the strong capabilities of working with multiple pieces of data and transforming them into meaningful relevant information for employees to understand
  • Proven track record of achieving departmental business plans and productivity agendas
  • Implemented and promoted continuous improvement initiatives, familiar with a culture of 5S, TPM, LEAN/Six Sigma
  • Degree qualified in relevant discipline desirable but not essential

We’re looking for people who are curious, caring, courageous, and committed to join us. People who want to contribute their best work every single day and continue delivering delicious food that’s… Always Good.

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