Production Team Leader

Job title : Production Team Leader
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Contract or Temp
Salary : Attractive hourly rate
Contact name : Grace Wills
Contact email :
Job reference : 1514200
  • Nationally recognised FMCG food business
  • Great opportunity for career growth
  • Temporary to permanent opportunity

About the Company:

Our client is a nationally recognised FMCG food manufacturing company, who stands at the forefront of innovation with an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. Fostering a high-performance culture, they are poised for sustained growth and are currently seeking a skilled and passionate Production Team Leader to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis. Join a company that excels in every aspect and become a pivotal force in shaping their enduring success. 

About the Role:

The Production team is responsible for operating and monitoring the production equipment safely, adhering to production schedules, and ensuring products are being produced according to quality standards. Reporting directly to the Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for coordinating and adding value to the business, its operational staff, and client services. You will also be accountable for using your experience and skills to develop your team, enabling them to perform to an acceptable level, ensuring the business objectives are met. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate manufacturing operations in line with production schedules, quality standards and KPIs.
  • Ability to provide an understanding of basic machine troubleshooting across the production process.  
  • Ensuring all production equipment is operated according to the appropriate work instructions or SOPs. 
  • Ensuring the safety of the production team and operation of production equipment.
  • Motivating and supporting the production team.
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Proven track record in a leadership role in a food manufacturing/production environment. 
  • Strong people management, relationship building and leadership capabilities. 
  • Dedicated and committed to human safety, food safety, and customer service. 
How to Apply:

To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Grace Wills at