Operations Team Leader

Department:  Manufacturing - ANZ

Auckland, NZ, 1026

Job Function:  Supply Chain - ANZ
Employment Type:  Full time

At The Arnott’s Group, you’ll work with a diverse team who align with our values and are passionate and empowered to perform at pace and achieve big things.  Alongside genuine people, you’ll enable the local production of quality products including Tim Tams, Campbells Soup, Shapes, V8 juice, Vita-Weat, Scotch Fingers and many, many more…. which you also get to enjoy.

The Arnott's Group unites a collection of leading consumer brands connected by our purpose, to create delicious moments. We recognise that creating delicious moments for a diverse range of consumers is only possible if our workforce reflects the consumers we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer - because it's right for our consumers, our business, and our people.

We are proud of our legacy, but we aren't stopping here! Collaborators, innovators, and agile thinkers with a curious mind thrive here. Be part of a future which is full of delicious moments created locally, by you!


The Opportunity

The Operations Team Leader (OTL) will oversee the packaging team and equipment, ensuring daily prioritisation of shift activities. They will oversee all shift’s, ensuring safety and quality is always a priority as well as labour is utilised effectively, and all site targets are met.


The Accountabilities

  • Accurately monitor & encourage behaviour that recognises the importance of safety, quality & excellence in all aspects of work and drives continuous improvement culture
  • Ensure the creation of an effective production plan, ensuring effective use of resource and materials
  • Improve product capacity and quality by ensuring equipment is maintained to current GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) standards and improvement opportunities are identified.
  • Manage the packaging labour and expenditure to budget
  • Establish and maintain a daily meeting for all packaging members, ensuring it covers Safety, Quality and Delivery metrics             


The Ingredients for Success

Just like you can’t make a Tim Tam without chocolate, there are a few essential ingredients we need for this role;

  • Commitment to a full-time role Monday-Friday, with the ability to be flexible based on the needs of the company
  • Team Leadership experience essential- minimum 2 years
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment desirable 
  • An understanding of team, safety, and quality operating principles
  • Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to work as part of a team 


Culture and Perks

We stand for high performance with integrity and find moments of pride and celebrate the wins gained from our collective effort. These are part of our culture and the cornerstones of The Arnott’s Way. When you join our team, you can expect to experience a real sense of belonging, be empowered with accountability, be recognised for your contribution, collaborate with great people and enjoy the following perks: 

  • Less time washing, more time relaxing at home with a freshly laundered uniform service.
  • Prioritise your physical, mental and financial wellbeing with access to our employee assistance program
  • Have you cake (or snack) and eat it! Take advantage of our staff discounts on biscuits.
  • Free onsite parking

To Apply

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please follow the link and apply.

We value diversity in our workforce. If you require any reasonable adjustments, please inform our team so that we can work together to support your needs  throughout the recruitment process.

*We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies*