BASED OUT OF FAIRFIELD Let's get to know each otherâ€¦ WHO ARE WE? We're all about making life fantastic for our team, our customers & shareholders. We're not into corporate jargon or hierarchy. We're known for being unconventional; for allowing our team members to be themselves; for supporting our people to develop great careers; and most importantly having FUN When you join us, you're joining a passionate team who are committed to being learners, collaborators, and changemakers.
ABOUT YOUR NEW ROLE? The Factory Manager is a key part of the Leadership team, reporting directly to the General Manager, Manufacturing. Working alongside the Distribution Centre, this position plays a pivotal role in the success of the operation. The Factory Manager is accountable for fostering a constructive and achievement-oriented culture and managing a safe and efficient factory operation to ensure the on-time delivery of quality products to our customers.
The Factory Manager will be responsible for: Championing a safety-first culture within the factory in pursuit of a zero-harm environment Driving current and future business growth through managing manufacturing operations end to end Ensuring quality standards are adhered to by working collaboratively with the QA department Leading, mentoring and educating the factory staff to improve culture, performance and productivity Developing and implementing a process improvement program to improve costs and eliminate waste Ensuring production scheduling is consistently delivering achievable plans for both manufacturing and distribution Ensuring raw material availability for seamless manufacturing Maintaining their own professional and technical knowledge by attendance of educational workshops, reviewing industry standards and growing your personal networks ABOUT YOU Team is your focus â€“ you are hands on, you step in and draw on your manufacturing experience to lead the way. You bring proven senior factory management skills and can demonstrate your strong leadership ability. You're a planner who is self-assured, a confident decision maker who embraces change and a person who is driven to provide high quality products to our customers.
You're determined to succeed and show resilience when it comes to rolling up your sleeves to drive outcomes. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate outstanding communication and people skills and an ability to interact at all levels from the factory floor to the Senior Leadership Team. Experience Required: Proven factory management skills in a similar environment Passionate about safety, quality and continuous improvement Experience in delivering continuous improvement initiatives A strong leader who has experience in managing large and diverse teams Operational experience in finance, business planning, budget control, cost management Formal Qualifications in a relevant discipline (Lean/Six Sigma, Engineering, Business Management) THE PERKS Be rewarded with a c....