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Manufacturing Excellence
Asset Analytics Lead
Sydney West
Permanent Full Time

At Lion Dairy & Drinks, our success comes from Great People and Great Brands.  We are Australia and New Zealand's leading food and beverage company with great brands for every occasion.

As the Asset Analytics Lead, you will develop data and analytics capability across the Dairy and Drinks network to provide insights into asset management & performance. Ideally, this role can be based out of our manufacturing sites at Smithfield NSW, or our Chelsea or Morwell sites in Victoria.  We also have the flexibility for this position to be based from any of our manufacturing sites nationally for the right candidate. 

In this newly created strategic role reporting to the Asset Management Leader and part of our broader Strategy and Optimisation team, you will explore the best systems, technology and bring your insights to drive the changes across the national network. As the SME for the reliability of operations you will work closely with the Engineering and Reliability leaders, Best Practice, Strategy and Optimisation teams and support the changes being deployed across our sites allowing efficiency improvements within the sites.

Key focus areas will include:

  • Support engineering teams identify optimisation strategies for manufacturing plant and equipment
  • Asset database optimisation and integration
  • Asset management insights
  • Strategic technology development
  • Data base remediation

Bringing your curiosity and passion for learning, you will apply your experience to apply analytical processes to complex operations and show an understanding of how to access latest research and thinking to ensure best practice engineering capability and a consistent approach to asset management.

You will have a strong knowledge of maintenance systems and technical know-how, allowing you to work effectively with a broad range of stakeholders and can quickly build relationships. Your ability to identify process improvements (RCA, FMEA) using your understanding of processing and packaging within manufacturing to create positive impact within our operation will be essential.

To be successful in this role we are looking for experience within maintenance and reliability and you are well versed in SAP, Power BI, SQL and CMMS systems. You will also be experienced in database management and optimisation and in developing improvement strategies in a manufacturing or FMCG environment. Tertiary qualifications in Computer Science, Automation or Mechatronics or significant programming experience will be highly regarded.

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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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.

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