Operations Manager

      A food manufacturing operation boasting an automated 24/6 plant

•      Full site operations control reporting to National Operations Manager

•      Real focus on Continuous Improvement and a particular focus on improving existing process flow and automation

Client Details

A food manufacturer boasting a range of products delivered into food manufacturers and food service operations. Experiencing real growth in recent years the client needs a Plant Manager to lead the plant of 100 + staff.


Reporting in to the National Operations Manager the Plant Manager will hold full responsiblity for site operations. Managing the department managers across production, engineering, quality, warehousing and projects you will lead the site of 100 + staff delivering world class products. Challenged with driving a continuous improvement and safe working culture on site you will need to form a highly integrated senior leadership team and a key challenge will be around getting the best out of the already semi automated facility. 


You will be working as a Plant/ Manufacturing/ Operations Manager leading a large team within Packaging, Food or potentially a best class consumer goods manufacturing operation. Your experience will be of leading a volume, just in time manufacturing plant with a particular expertise in machinery, automation maintenance operations (boasting a background in such a role). Your experience of managing a large matrix management team will be under pinned by a Degree in an Engineering or related subect as well as exposure to Continuous improvement and advanced manufacturing methodlogies.

Job Offer

A salary commensurate to a role of this seniority in addition to performance related bonus.

Matt Walker, Associate Partner, 02 9195 2381