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Manufacturing & Production
Production Leader
Sydney West
Permanent Full Time

At Lion in Manufacturing, we’re empowered to deliver high quality products to our customers safely and on time.

We have an opportunity available at our Manufacturing site based in Penrith, for a Production Leader to join the Blowflex team, reporting to the Site Leader.

The Production Leader is responsible for the blow moulding production teams that ensure high quality bottles are supplied at the required specification and rate whilst developing strategic direction for safety improvements, cost reduction, quality improvements and developing the team.

You will control production during shifts (including quality checks, troubleshooting issues and delivery rates), raw material and bottle stock management, in addition to implementing throughput and quality optimisation opportunities and developing the capabilities of the team.

This role would suit a strong people leader from a technical background who enjoys achieving through others and leading change. Your focus on building team capability will be imperative as we continue to embed new processes and a world class culture. You will use your strong communication skills and improvement focused mindset to complement your natural leadership style and ensure smooth production while maintaining a high quality of product.

Current and upcoming key projects include: 

  • Capital plan including installation of an automated bagging machine, conveyor automation and control upgrades
  • Trials of new packaging design
  • Equipment optimisation projects to scope and deliver
  • Setting the direction for the operational excellence program in the team

We believe our people have it in them to achieve something outstanding. By challenging ourselves to make a difference, we make our experience at Lion the best it can be.

Found your fit? Apply and explore how you’ll make a difference.

Kirin and Lion announced on Thursday 26 November 2020 that they have entered into a sale agreement to sell the Dairy & Drinks business to Bega Cheese Limited (Bega).

We believe Bega, an established dairy and food company with more than 120 years of heritage, is well placed to drive the Dairy & Drinks business forward given its deep dairy capabilities and strong commitment to iconic Australian brands and the local dairy industry.

The sale is unconditional, including no further regulatory approvals required and is expected to be completed in early 2021.

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