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Production Supervisor


Job title: Production Supervisor

Company: Bayside Group

Job description: Our client is a leading manufacturer and key player in the global food and beverage industry. They employ people on all continents, producing a wide range of products.
They currently have a long-term casual opportunity (with the view to permanency) available for a Production Supervisor to provide leadership, oversee production and assist in the management of their production staff.Duties include:

  • Providing leadership in a safety-first culture ensuring safe work practices.
  • Coordinating shift schedules and workforce allocation.
  • Managing schedules and liaising with other teams, optimising work flow.
  • Troubleshooting issues, advising and implementing solutions.
  • Maintaining accurate reporting and production records.
  • Working closely with the quality team, ensuring standards are met.

Ideally you will have:

  • A demonstrated background with a food / beverage manufacturer or brewer.
  • Experience with production management software and tools.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Food Science or equivalent (highly regarded).
  • Excellent communication, coaching, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.

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Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Wed, 24 Jul 2024 00:55:33 GMT

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