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Manufacturing & Production
Leading Hand
Sydney West
Permanent Full Time

Based at Blowflex Mouldings in Penrith, we have a rewarding opportunity for a Leading Hand to join the team. You will report to the Operations Leader and  be responsible for overall supervision and direction of all production staff on the designated shift. The responsibility includes the safe and efficient production of bottles, the safe and efficient running of plant and equipment and welfare for all employees on the shift.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivery of production requirements during the shift (including codes on bottles, application of labels, producing bottles in specification)
  • Control of material deliveries including completion of appropriate paperwork
  • Coordination and management of production staff during the shift
  • Training staff and assisting with assessment as required
  • Managing machine setting changes to ensure production meets specification
  • Addressing processing concerns identified by quality control checks by directing resolution of them and documenting decisions or actions
  • Ensuring that the team understand and follow the company procedures
  • Participating in company training projects and conducting skills assessments as required
  • Identifying staff training needs and organising review training as required
  • Assigning staff to tasks appropriate to their level of training
  • Participation in or leading meetings
  • Additional tasks as requested by the Site Manager and Operations Leader

We work together to see that our products deliver more natural goodness to every person every day. We’re helping people live well through our Goodness Promise, making it easier for people to make healthier choices, while still indulging and having a little fun.

At this exciting time for the site we are looking for a team member who will play a key role in focused improvement initiatives, is forward thinking and is as passionate about our brands as we are.

As a Leading Hand your priority will be to maintain a safe working environment. In addition to this you will be responsible for ensuring food safety, hygiene and quality are in compliance with legislated and company requirements, Quality Management Systems and HACCP principles.

At Lion, we do business the right way. We stay true to ourselves and others, making considered decisions for the good of both Lion and our external market.

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You may have seen that Kirin & Lion have announced the sale of Dairy & Drinks business to Mengniu Dairy Company Limited (Mengniu Dairy) on a standalone basis, pending regulatory approvals. We believe this sale will allow Dairy & Drinks to benefit from access to leading-edge dairy research and development capability as well as further investment as part of the Mengniu Dairy business.