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Shift Manager - Day Shift - Carole Park

Job no: 503101
Work type: Full Time
Location: Brisbane - South

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The Company: 

Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne, Australia, in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world's leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies. Visy's past, present and future are linked by a commitment to growth, through meeting our customers' needs and the wise use and re-use of resources.

The Opportunity:

We currently have a new opportunity for a Shift Manager to manage the operational production and lead one of our high performing and fast paced Carole Park production teams.   You love to be hands on, thrive under pressure, with a thirst for learning and finding new ways to continuously improve process’ to increase productivity, output and your team’s engagement.

You will ideally come from a production or processing environment where safety, quality, uptime, labour cost management and ongoing training and development of your team is a normal part of your day.  You will be the go to person to proactively source solutions with a continuous improvement mindset. You are flexible and resilient with a high sense of urgency and are customer centric in all that you do!

Reporting to the Production Manager you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Initiating and driving a safe workplace including ensuring you and your team follow safety policies and regulations
  • Maintaining schedule of production to ensure on –time delivery to despatch
  • Leading cultural change and actively developing/upskilling your team including identifying any cross training or development opportunities
  • Improving operational performance (eg. quality, waste reduction and throughput);
  • Ensuring all manning levels, resources and tools are available for your team to meet production targets
  • Developing improvement processes and ensure established processes are maintained to meet compliance and quality targets
  • Communicating with all stakeholders fostering a proactive working culture/high employee morale.

What you will bring to the team: 

  • 2-3 years’ minimum experience in a leadership role within a Production Manager/Shift Manager/Supervisor role (preferably within the FMCG, Manufacturing or Packaging industries)
  • Tech savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office, SAP (advantageous)
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles (highly regarded)
  • Flexible and adaptable to work hours outside of your set times to ensure the best outcome when required
  • Strong organisation, attention to detail and able to think on your feet
  • High communications skills to manage both internal and external relationships to drive DIFOT outcomes for our customers
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a focus on safety, quality, customer service and innovation
  • Good with reporting to increase and sustain the business’s profitability 
  • A fun, hands on leader, who is self-motivated with energy, passion and a positive mindset 
  • Excellent work ethic and dedicated to succeed to get the job done

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy.

Please apply now, or welcome to contact Carla Treuer on 0499 1199 304 if any further questions.

Applications  close  the 8th April 2021.

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.


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