Production Manager

We are Lactalis AustraliaHarvey Fresh is a Western Australian Leader in both the dairy and juice markets and is owned by the Lactalis Group, the world's largest producer of dairy goods and is today the world’s No. 1 dairy company. With a wide range of 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 farms to produce the finest dairy products in the country.Pillar brands such as Harvey Fresh, Pauls, Oak, Ice Break, Tamar Valley Dairy, Vaalia, President and Galbani provide Lactalis Australia with a deep national footprint for growth and prosperity.Harvey Fresh has an excellent opportunity for a Production Manager to join the passionate and committed Operations team. The role has responsibility for the Dairy operations based in Harvey (140km south of Perth).Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, you will play an integral role in the day to day activity across processing, production and packaging and your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:Ensuring production is as per the production schedule, and manufacturing cost budgets;Ensure compliance to food safety requirements for all products manufactured;Ensure all product produced are to company specification and in line with quality guidelines and expectations of our customers;Coach and manage your team of direct reports to achieve budget, quality, production requirements; and matters relating to employee performance and development;Promote a positive customer service culture by delivering service excellence to both internal and external customers focusing on optimum utilization of resources;Implement continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of workplace safety, expenditure and people management.To be considered for this position, you will require:Experience in a dairy and/or food manufacturing environment at a similar level;Previous experience in the supervision, leading and development of teams;Strong communication skills, written and verbal;Demonstrated self-motivation;Strong trouble-shooting and problem solving skills;Previous experience identifying and implementing business improvement initiatives;Highly developed organisational, time management and administrative skills.Your pro-active, hands-on leadership style complemented by a professional work ethic will inspire the team to reach higher goals.  If you have the ambition, drive and competency to succeed in this role please submit your application, including current resume by selecting ‘Apply’ and following the prompts.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.No Recruitment Agencies: We have this one covered! 130000 AUD Harvey 6220

Production Manager

We are Lactalis Australia

Harvey Fresh is a Western Australian Leader in both the dairy and juice markets and is owned by the Lactalis Group, the world's largest producer of dairy goods and is today the world’s No. 1 dairy company. 

With a wide range of 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 farms to produce the finest dairy products in the country.

Pillar brands such as Harvey Fresh, Pauls, Oak, Ice Break, Tamar Valley Dairy, Vaalia, President and Galbani provide Lactalis Australia with a deep national footprint for growth and prosperity.

Harvey Fresh has an excellent opportunity for a Production Manager to join the passionate and committed Operations team. The role has responsibility for the Dairy operations based in Harvey (140km south of Perth).

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, you will play an integral role in the day to day activity across processing, production and packaging and your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring production is as per the production schedule, and manufacturing cost budgets;
  • Ensure compliance to food safety requirements for all products manufactured;
  • Ensure all product produced are to company specification and in line with quality guidelines and expectations of our customers;
  • Coach and manage your team of direct reports to achieve budget, quality, production requirements; and matters relating to employee performance and development;
  • Promote a positive customer service culture by delivering service excellence to both internal and external customers focusing on optimum utilization of resources;
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of workplace safety, expenditure and people management.

To be considered for this position, you will require:

  • Experience in a dairy and/or food manufacturing environment at a similar level;
  • Previous experience in the supervision, leading and development of teams;
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Demonstrated self-motivation;
  • Strong trouble-shooting and problem solving skills;
  • Previous experience identifying and implementing business improvement initiatives;
  • Highly developed organisational, time management and administrative skills.

Your pro-active, hands-on leadership style complemented by a professional work ethic will inspire the team to reach higher goals.  

If you have the ambition, drive and competency to succeed in this role please submit your application, including current resume by selecting ‘Apply’ and following the prompts.

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.

No Recruitment Agencies: We have this one covered!

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