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Plant Manager - Shepparton

Department:  Manufacturing - ANZ

Shepparton, AU, 3630

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

The Arnott’s Group portfolio of brands such as Tim Tams, Campbell Soup, Shapes, V8 and Scotch Finger continues the 155-year legacy of the Arnott family, providing quality, great-tasting food. Our ambition is to be a regional powerhouse of consumer food brands and our purpose is simple: to create delicious moments. We foster equality, diversity and sustainability, high performance with integrity, balancing decisions from our head and heart and delighting our customers every time.

At The Arnott's Group, we are an iconic Australian powerhouse brand, recognised as pioneers in the FMCG market both locally and globally. Undergoing a period of extensive brand growth and strategic evolution, this is an exciting opportunity to help own and shape our iconic legacy. 


Job description 

Our Shepparton facility in Victoria produces our Campbell’s soups, stocks and broths, as well as our V8 juices for the Australian and Asian market.

Our Plant Manager is responsible for leading the team based at the facility (between 150-180 people), as well as overseeing all operational site activities


Key responsibilities include:

  • Full accountability for achievement of volumes and production efficiency targets
  • Oversight of all safety programs on site
  • Achievement of quality and food safety KPIs
  • Financial performance to target
  • Manage and drive a continuous improvement culture
  • Actively participate in the Supply Chain Leadership team
  • Compliance to all internal and external standards and policies
  • Team leadership – providing coaching, and performance management to the site leadership team


The ingredients to be successful:

  • At least 5 years of Plant Leadership experience
  • Strong track record of leadership of large teams, including demonstrated experience in setting the tone from the top, culture change, and positive employee and union relations
  • Degree qualified in Management, Engineering or a related science field
  • Food Manufacturing Industry accreditation


Compensation & Benefits

This is a unique opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry, reporting into highly respected leaders in a business that empowers their people. For your contribution to the business, you will be remunerated with a competitive package with an additional suite of benefits.

  • The opportunity to be part of a Consumer Goods business with a huge growth and transformation agenda
  • Staff discounts on product
  • Development opportunities through company growth and participation in ANZ wide projects
  • Hybrid working
  • Novated leasing
  • Private health insurance discounts through industry partner
  • Amazing brands, extraordinary people
  • Be a leader in our continuous improvement culture 


So, if you're up for a challenge and ready for some real life, on the ground experience - this is the right opportunity for you! Make sure you click APPLY NOW!


*Please note, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies

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.  As an equal opportunity employer we invite & fairly assess applications from everyone.  Because diversity, inclusion & belonging is right for our consumers, our business, and our people.