Frontline Leader – Baking Day Shift – Altona

Production, Planning & Scheduling

We are seeking a pro-active and passionate Frontline Leader to lead the day shift operation in the Baking Unit at Allied Pinnacle, Altona North.


Job tasks and responsibilities

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring set KPIs are met and exceeded through effective team leadership, engagement & compliance
  • Educating, coaching and guiding Production Supervisors to ensure they can deliver results and achieve their objectives
  • Monitoring and maintaining production to produce quality products as set out in the production schedule
  • Ensuring employees are correctly trained in all operational and quality procedures
  • Maintaining daily schedules to ensure adequate personnel and resources are available to achieve production KPIs
  • Troubleshooting anomalies that may arise within production and have confidence to make decisions critical to the continuity of operations
  • Managing and mitigating risk to ensure reduction in waste and shrinkage
  • Monitoring and maintaining GMP disciplines and being a visible role model
  • Maintaining accurate reporting records with business acumen
  • Thorough and detailed shift handover disciplines to ensure the smooth transition of shifts
  • Participate in and promote a safety culture, supporting the business to maintain a safe working environment
  • Report, conduct and support all hazard, accident and near miss investigations in a timely manner, including recommending preventative actions.

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years demonstrated team Leadership or Supervisory experience
  • The ability to safely operate plant and equipment and familiarity within a highly automated industrial environment, preferably fast paced food manufacturing or FMCG
  • Ideally qualified in food science and technology or perhaps you come from a baking trade background
  •  A proven ability to problem solve and interpret complex information
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal and organisational skills
  • A team player with the ability to guide and direct your team
  • A commitment to safe work practices and confidence to work cooperatively with internal departments
  • An ambassador for continuous improvement in all aspects of the manufacturing site
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and the confidence to make decisions when required
  • Experience using different programs such as M3 Infor will be highly desirable but not essential
  • Flexibility to work across the 7 days of the week when required, including some weekends

To apply, either submit your cover letter and resume directly to Human Resources or email before 5 pm, Friday 22 March 2019. External candidates may be considered for this position.


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