McCain Foods Shift Manager in Ballarat, Australia

Shift Manager

Company McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd.

All potatoes are not created equal. We should know. We’re McCain Foods: the world’s largest producer of frozen French fries and a leader in quality food products around the globe. In all we do, we strive to be the very best and maintain our commitment to quality, value and convenience. The same is true of our people. We seek only the best. If you are at the top of your game and share our sense of responsibility to the community, believe strongly in the values of honesty, integrity and fairness, and you seek a healthy environment in which to grow and succeed, you may be just the spud we’re looking for. Come grow with us.

Job Description McCain Foods is a world-leading food company and one of the largest manufacturers of frozen potato specialties. We also produce other foods including pizza, appetizers, vegetables, oven meals and desserts and our products can be found in restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries around the globe. A privately owned company headquartered in Canada, we generate annual sales of CDN$8.5 billion, employ more than 20,000 people globally and operate 51 production facilities on six continents.McCain Ballarat are looking for experienced and motivated individuals to join the Shift Leadership teams in the role of Shift Manager within the Potato Products Plant.Shift ManagerThis role reports directly to the Production Manager, and along with two Production Supervisors lead a team of up to 30 people. The successful incumbent will be responsible for short to medium term planning, leadership & management of alternating Potato Product shifts, and all the resources allocated to this operation.We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate behaviours that are aligned to our Core Competencies around driving results, engagement, customer focus, with a collaborative, resilient and courageous approach.To be successful in this role you will also need to be able to demonstrate experience in our technical competencies derived from our Manufacturing Success Frameworks, which incorporate Safety, Quality Management, Production & Process, Cost Management, Business Acumen, Lean Manufacturing, Managing People and Compliance. Key Selection CriteriaVerifiable Management experience in FMG Manufacturing or Process Engineering, with relevant Tertiary qualification and/or a minimum of three year’s industry experience.Verifiable front line management experience of people and communication skills (across multiple functions and all levels of an organisation).Demonstrated knowledge of Manufacturing Processes, Safety, Quality (HACCP, GMP), Quality Management Systems and Environmental Management Systems.Demonstrated ability to understand (and when required create/update) documentation in the any of the above mentioned systems.Demonstrated ability to work on a variety of unconnected projects with a result focus orientation, a logical thinker and good problem solving skills.Demonstrated ability to set and follow through with expectations and commitments.Demonstrated ability for forward planning in short, medium and longer term cycles.Demonstrated knowledge of Statistical Process Control, lean principles and/or Six Sigma methodology.This is a fantastic opportunity for self-motivated individuals, who thrive in a busy and challenging manufacturing environment. If you have what it takes to be a part of our leadership team, we want to hear from you! If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Brian McCain, Production Manager – Potato Products on 03 5338 0204.To be considered for this role, your application must include a covering letter, resume, document addressing the key selection criteria and Proof of Identity (acceptable documents are Birth Certificate and Drivers Licence or Passport and Drivers Licence). To apply, please visit our website,

Function Manufacturing/Production

Country Australia

State/Province/Region Victoria

City/Town Ballarat

External Application Closing Date 06-Aug-2017