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Manufacturing Manager - Visy Board, Warwick Farm NSW

Job no: 506495
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney - West

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.

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 an opportunity for a Manufacturing Manager to drive operational efficiency and lead our well-established production team.  

You will be accountable for the leadership and management of all aspects of the operations including safety, factory personnel, industrial relations / HR, process management, productivity, technical, maintenance and continuous improvement initiatives.

You love a challenge, thrive under pressure, and have a thirst for identifying process improvement. 

Reporting to the Operations Manager, key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Ensure safe operations in accordance with Visy’s policies and procedures and ensure all quality systems are complied with.
  • Oversee and maintain production schedule to drive optimisation and ensure delivery on time to despatch
  • Lead cultural change and actively develop/upskill your team including identifying any cross training or development opportunities
  • Improve operational performance by implementing sustainable continuous improvement
  • Working with your team, ensure all manning levels, resources and tools are available for your team to meet production targets
  • Develop 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:

  • Proven experience working as a manufacturing manager (preferably within the FMCG, Heavy industrial, or Packaging industries).  Just in time operations highly regarded.
  • Experience managing teams, including onboarding, training, and performance management
  • Computer literacy – MS Outlook, Word & Excel & SAP is desirable
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles is highly regarded
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


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 contact Selina Portlock 0499 399 574 for a confidential discussion or apply now.  

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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