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The Role

Reporting to the Senior Supervisor and site Operations Manager, this role is responsible for a designated production area while coordinating, supervising and training employees. The Supervisor is also responsible for meeting required production timelines, production quality, overseeing employee safety and general housekeeping.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing and monitoring production output in designated production area to ensure production targets are maintained
  • When supervising the production areas ensure the work areas are promptly replenished and that the teams work efficiently
  • Supervision of Employees on a day to day basis to achieve the required and expected daily outcomes
  • Complete training of employees as per their Individual Training Plan (ITP) with assistance from the Personnel & Training Officer.
  • Complete required documentation on employees in regard to their ITPs as required.
  • Complete daily checks on machinery to ensure they are correctly maintained.
  • Prepare daily documentation in a timely manner in readiness for daily pick ups
  • Prompt receipt of incoming deliveries and manufactured finished goods into storage
  • Liaise with freight companies
  • Coordinate the distribution of orders
  • Demonstrate the ability of work flow planning
  • Ensure a safe working environment

The ideal person will have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and knowledge of the quality management system. Possession of a forklift licence will be a distinct advantage for this role.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Mature minded with strong administration skills.
  • Well presented, confident and able to develop rapport readily.
  • Ability to be a team player, with a demonstrated capacity to show initiative and represent the organisation professionally and ethically

Essential Skills and Qualities

  • Previous experience supervising work areas.
  • Previous packaging, manufacturing, distribution and or warehousing experience.
  • Formal qualifications and or personal experience in Disability is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the various Quality Management Systems.

Enquiries regarding this role can be directed to Brett Stevens, GM Packaging South, on 0403 382 641.