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Manufacturing Excellence
Site Reliability & Engineering Leader
Sydney West
Permanent Full Time

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.

Lion Dairy and Drinks currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Site Engineering & Reliability Leader to join the team based at our juice production site in Smithfield. 

This role requires an individual who can lead people through change, build robust stakeholder relationships and deliver on a range of operational targets while leading a large team of direct reports.

Success in this role will be measured by your ability to lead, engage and motivate teams, and your capability to provide valued input to strategic decisions as a member of the leadership team. The reliability team are responsible for providing best practice support and customer service across manufacturing and packaging, whilst developing, implementing and executing against strong frameworks with regards to preventative and autonomous maintenance and asset care. The engineering team are responsible for major capital works and continuous improvement projects.

Accountabilities and responsibilities in this role include:

  • Making safety a priority and championing a safety culture with the team and site.
  • Planning, developing and delivering departmental strategy that supports the site strategic goals to contribute to the site operations OGSM.
  • Championing asset care and autonomous maintenance best practices (or TRACCs).
  • Supporting production on autonomous maintenance through coaching.
  • Ensuring all engineering work practices comply with regulations, including safety in design.
  • Ensuring engineering standards, CMMS, systems & protocols are based on MEX, asset care and Lion ways for asset management.
  • Achieving through your team to deliver stores management, improvement projects, utilities and services performance.
  • Building engineering capability on the site.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Formal engineering qualifications at a degree or equivalent level.
  • At least five years leadership experience in an engineering operations function, and demonstrated ability to provide clear strategic direction and vision for their team and broader business stakeholders.
  • Change management - ability to think, communicate and influence change at a strategic level.
  • Good coaching and partnering capability to build effective relationships across the business.
  • An ability to consistently achieve results and deliver on promises.
  • Demonstrated capability in building effective partnerships with others and developing effective teams.

Along with the opportunity to work with a committed, highly capable and engaged team, we will provide you with a competitive remuneration package and ongoing development to help you be the best you can be.

Our culture of personal achievement and wellbeing provides the opportunity for a fulfilling career.

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.

Empower yourself to achieve – apply now.

At Dairy & Drinks we champion sociability and living well not just for our customers, but for our team members too. To support our wellbeing, the Recruitment team will be away from the office from the 24th December, returning 4th January. We hope you have a great festive season with your friends and family and we will respond to you in the New Year