We are Lactalis Australia
We are owned by the Lactalis Group, the world's largest producer of dairy goods. With a range of more than 2,000 products, Lactalis is committed to playing a daily role in the health and well-being of consumers throughout the world, via the provision of nutritious dairy products-milk, cheese, yoghurt and other soft foods and beverages.
At the heart of our business locally, we have over 2,700 passionate employees, working closely and constructively with some 500 Australian farmers to produce the finest dairy products in the country.
Pillar brands such as Pauls, Oak, Ice Break, Tamar Valley Dairy, Vaalia, President and Galbani provide Lactalis Australia with a deep national footprint for growth and prosperity.
We are a growing global company that takes great pride in who we are. We are humble, proud and resilient. Our brands, people and know how define who we are.
We provide a safe workplace that delivers the opportunity to drive your development, and believe that true success comes from us.
Collaboration, flexibility and diversity are pillars of our environment. With knowledge and experience we encourage you to make a difference!
About the Role
Lactalis is now seeking a highly motivated and experienced Maintenance Manager to manage the maintenance function of our Lidcombe dairy processing plant.
Reporting to the Site Manager, you will play a leading role in the strategy and day to day activity across maintenance to ensure timely delivery of product to schedule and specification.
Through your effective leadership, you will implement continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of workplace safety, legislative and regulatory requirements, company policies, GMP, expenditure and people management.
Implementing preventative maintenance and continuous improvement procedures to reduce plant downtime and increase line efficiencies will be an integral part of this role.
Your strong communication and conflict resolution skills will see you through this challenging role. You will have highly developed organisational, time management and administrative skills as well as a demonstrated ability to identify and implement business improvement opportunities. Your pro-active, hands-on leadership style complemented by a professional work ethic will inspire the team to reach higher goals.
The successful candidate will have:
- An engineering qualification
- Extensive Maintenance/Engineering management experience
- Project Management experience
- Experience in computerised Preventative Maintenance Systems preferably SAP based.
- Strong people management skills
- Comprehensive experience within the food industry with an understanding of HACCP, GMP and Food Hygiene practices is a must
If you have the enthusiasm to succeed and are seeking a position in a highly sought after organisation with excellent long term potential for career progression, then please forward your application, attaching a current CV using the apply button.
We would like to take the opportunity to thank you in advance for applying for this position, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If this isn't your time to work with us we wish you all the best in your career search and welcome you to apply for positions with Lactalis Australia in the future.