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Senior Team Leader – Beverages Factory


Sanitarium Sanitarium

·        Beverages Manufacturing role on the beautiful Central Coast!

·        Afternoon and Night Shift available!

·        Exciting leadership opportunity focused on your development.

Join our manufacturing leadership team at the Berkeley Vale site. Trusted Australian company with a positive and supportive culture.

The Role

An exciting leadership opportunity has become available in our Beverages Department at the Sanitarium Berkeley Vale Manufacturing Facility. Reporting to the Beverages Production Manager, the Senior Team Leader will be responsible for ensuring continuous and effective operations within the department and importantly, on their designated shift. Overseeing a team of approximately 30 operators, your primary focus will be on improving team capability, maintaining a positive and supportive culture and assisting in implementing new strategies and efficiencies across the department.

Key responsibilities include:

·        Provide proactive and collaborative leadership to your team

·        Maintain connections with team members through exceptional communication

·        Lead safety, with involvement in incident and hazard management

·        Provide ongoing feedback and performance management

·        Ensure line operation processes are followed to a high standard

·        Ensure compliance with Food Safety and quality standards

·        Analyse reporting, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to improve results

·        Fault finding and troubleshooting line operation issues and escalating when needed

·        Manage workflows and staffing needs

·        Identifying and developing future talent

·        Coordinate team member training and development

·        Support recruitment processes as required

·        Facilitate team meetings

The available positions are on a permanent afternoon or night shift roster. Afternoon Shift operates 3pm-11pm Monday – Thursday and 10am-4pm on a Friday and attracts a 15% shift loading. Night shift operates 1am-7am Monday morning and 11pm-7am Monday night to Thursday night. Night Shift attracts a 30% shift loading. 

The successful applicant will hold the following skills and experience:

·        Experience leading large frontline teams (approx. 20+ team members).

·        Leadership experience in food or beverage manufacturing.

·        Strong commitment to Workplace Health and Safety.

·        Ability to drive a constructive culture.

·        Commitment to coaching and developing team members.

·        Ability to communicate with different levels of stakeholders.

·        Commitment to team engagement and recognition.

·        Leadership qualifications would be advantageous.

Our Culture

Here at Sanitarium, we have a very collaborative culture underpinned by our organisation’s purpose, “Changing lives everyday through whole person health”. We are passionate about fostering an environment in which you can flourish and grow, where you feel valued and know that you can make a difference.

About Sanitarium

The Sanitarium Health Food Company is Australian-owned and has been operating for 125 years with sustained growth.  We are proud to produce some of Australia’s’ most loved products from the favourite Aussie breakfast cereal Weet-Bix, to the nutritious on-the-go liquid breakfast drink Up&Go and the category leader in non-dairy milks, So Good. Not only do we have great products, but we have great teams behind them.

Benefits to You! 

·        Supportive Health and Wellbeing Program – Access to free counselling services, annual flu vaccinations, and a free on-site gym!

·        Onsite parking and canteen!

·        Continuous learning and development opportunities.

·        Work for a company dedicated to making the world a happier, healthier place!

The selection process may involve multiple rounds of interview, and you may be subject to personality/cognitive testing. You will also be required to pass a medical, police and reference check.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter as soon as practically possible. Applications will be assessed on a first in basis. To find out more, please contact Gabbi Baus at [email protected].

We look forward to receiving your application!

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