Chief Manufacturing Officer - FMCG

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Campbelltown Australia, Australia
$250,000 - $250,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 06, 2017
Job ID

Chief Manufacturing Officer, FMCG - to $250,000 Australian Dollars - Yearly. This role is based in South West Sydney. Recruiting Worldwide!

Exceptional opportunity to take a seat on the leadership team of a growing manufacturer and really make a difference. Overseas candidates welcome

  • Diverse manufacturing operations
  • Considerable expansion envisaged
  • Enquiries from candidates located outside Australia are welcome

Job Description

This is an exceptional opportunity for a self-driven, consummate manufacturing professional wanting to take the next step into a leadership role.  You are an inspirational leader and people manager who is passionate about maintaining manufacturing competitiveness within Australia and are now ready to take that next step into a role with the scope to actually do something about it. 

Our client, an Australian success story, is a specialist FMCG manufacturer, part of an international group.  They wish to appoint a Chief Manufacturing Officer to be responsible for managing manufacturing operations and contribute to their plans for growth within Australia.  The role reports directly to the CEO with a place in the senior leadership team and is responsible for all manufacturing operations across multiple sites, encompassing customer service, quality, continuous improvement, WHS, leadership and people development.  We are looking for a high performing, natural leader who shares this company’s passion for customer service and manufacturing excellence.

The Key Accountabilities of the role:

  • Efficient management of multiple Australian sites in order to meet customer requirements while maintaining competitiveness
  • Key strategic input into the growth and development of the business including capacity, capability and acquisition projects
  • Leadership, people development and succession planning within manufacturing operations to ensure that the quality, capabilities and depth of staff can support business growth objectives and competiveness
  • Drive and implementation of continuous improvement programs
  • Business management of a $multi million operating budget

To be successful in this role you will have the following experience and aptitudes:

  • 10 years’ experience of managing manufacturing operations in a complex and competitive FMCG batch manufacturing environments such as food & beverage, pharmaceuticals, therapeutic goods, or similar, in a major site or across multiple smaller sites
  • A high level of drive and confidence together with a hands-on style and a real commitment to your team
  • A strong focus on driving continuous improvement initiatives and change across new technology, efficient processes, strategic capacity and technology in order to improve to maintain competitiveness in local and global markets
  • Development of metrics to track performance and optimise improvements
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of financial reporting requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering or a technology subject and investment in your own further development with post graduate education
  • A high performer who is structured, organised and a multitasker
  • High energy levels, good communication skills and are a natural leader who can demonstrate 100% commitment to the position.
  • FMCG manufacturing Industry experiencet.

A competitive salary package will be offered.  This role is based in South West Sydney.

If you believe you have what it takes to join this progressive and growth focused team, please Apply Now.  Enquiries are welcome from candidates currently outside Australia.