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Production Manager, Beverage Can

Job no: 506721
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.

The opportunity:

Visy is a beverage can expert with a thirst for creating new packaging solutions for our customers. We produce a significant amount of beverage cans every year.  Many of Australia and New Zealand’s most recognised beverage brands are delivered in cans we make.

As Production Manager you are accountable for the effective utilisation and co-ordination of the manufacturing resources, encompassing raw materials, labour, and production facilities.

Your strong communication skills and ability to work under pressure will suit this fast-paced environment. And, your attitude where no job is too small, and ability to lead by example, will fit right into the team.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, your responsibilities will be, but no limited to:

  • Champion safety awareness & ensure all Health, Safety & Environmental policies & procedures and quality systems are complied with.
  • Lead the team to achieve objectives, encompassing labour utilisation, compliance with EBA, payroll activities, safety, staff development, performance reviews, continuous improvement initiatives, housekeeping, production, service, quality, and cost control.
  • Actively participate in audits of quality systems, build effective relationships with customers, and ensure client satisfaction, build & maintain effective relationships with suppliers to meet quality & supply chain goals
  • Develop production plans and ensure they are met, maintain performance reports, introduction of new SKUs into the work area
  • Monitor & control production output, weekly KPI’s and labour costs, ensure a working knowledge of P&L & participation in the budget process

What you will bring to the team:


  • People management experience working within a high-speed manufacturing environment
  • Computer literacy – MS Outlook, Word & Excel
  • A collaborative and hands on approach, and a natural ability to establish and maintain meaningful relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Desirable criteria:

  • Engineering/production qualifications and/or experience working within beverage cans an advantage
  • Basic understanding and exposure to profit & loss statements an advantage
  • Experience in ISO, HACCP, GMP systems.
  • SAP experience


  • Join the organisation at a progressive time, the upgrade of the Smithfield plant
  • Competitive remuneration package, job security, essential service
  • ViBe program, health & wellbeing (EAP, discounted health insurance), lifestyle (discounted flights, car hire, hotel rates, theatre tickets), wealth (competitive superannuation, financial education & discounted personal banking) & community (family fun day, workplace gender equality, service recognition).

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 on 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.

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