Job no: 495338

Work type: Full time

Location: Melbourne Metro

Top Cut
Foods, is Australia's leading national provider of high quality meat products
to the food service industry. Top Cut is a growing national business with high
quality products servicing leading restaurants, hotels, caterers and other food
service customers. Now part of the Simplot Group, working within our business
will provide a rewarding career with opportunities for future development.
To enable Top Cut to continue to run a
seamless national operating network delivering the highest quality meat products
and services to our national and local foodservice customers, a decision has
been made to relocate the Top Cut Melbourne operations to a new, fit for
purpose site. This has created an exciting opportunity for a Plant Manager to join the business at
the new site. The role will assist in
the transition to the new site and then the ongoing management of the plant to
optimise resource usage, minimise costs and maintain quality standards.
Reporting to the GM – National Operations and working closely with
members of the site leadership team, this role has responsibility for driving
the efficient management of all operational components of the plant, from
procurement of materials, production, distribution and delivery of the products
to the customer. Continuously
improving the performance of your team and the processes/systems/equipment used
by your team will be a strong focus. The 3 key areas of responsibility are:

Build the operational
effectiveness of the new Laverton facility via a combination of sound
business, production, and engineering thinking and practical hands-on
application expertise.

Manage, develop and achieve
all key performance targets including systems and controls, efficient
production planning along with safety, quality, costs and performance

Liaise with technical
support teams to ensure the plants performance is at its highest standards
and operating efficiencies.

Manage financial elements
within budget guidelines.

Continually seek
opportunities for profitable growth of the business.

People Management:
Facilitate the development
of an open and productive culture and continually communicate and inform
all relevant personnel to ensure alignment to current and future

Take a leadership role to
lead, develop and coach your direct team to maximise achievement of
factory objectives through regular coaching, review and development.

Manage industrial relations,
absence management, appraisal, discipline and grievances.

Ensure rigorous compliance
to all quality standards and ensure systems are developed, utilised and

Encourage the active
participation of all staff in improvement activities and programs which
will enhance the achievement of site KPI's whilst utilising continuous
improvement techniques.

Promote continuous
improvement and proactively seek new and improved methods of

We are
seeking a high energy individual that brings a strong food service background in
the meat or similar industries. Your operational experience will include
leadership of production workers, and have allowed you to develop excellent
problem solving and financial management capability. You excel in
building collaborative relationships across an organisation as well as with
commercial customers. You are also innovative, have the ability to
influence stakeholders at senior levels and are committed to building a
positive culture of continuous improvement.
If this sounds like you, please apply online now.

Advertised: 17 Oct 2016 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 30 Oct 2016 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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