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Location: Wyong, NSW, AU, 2259

Date: Jul 17, 2017

Requisition Number: 122676

Mars Food Australia is one of Australia’s leading food manufacturers based in Berkeley Vale on the NSW Central Coast. Within our growing business, more than 300 people known as Associates create 600 products under iconic food brands, including MasterFoods®, DOLMIO®, KAN TONG® and UNCLE BEN'S®.


Mars Food’s purpose is to create Better Food Today for a Better World Tomorrow. With a Mars Food product in more than 80% of Australian homes, we aim to make a positive difference to our consumers and communities through tasty, healthy and easy meals that bring people together.


In 2016, Mars Australia was rated #18 in the BRW Great Place to Work list, awarded for its wellbeing program and associate benefits, professional training and development, recognition culture, volunteerism, employee rewards and research and development.

As a Shift Manager, this is an opportunity to satisfy our customers by delivering best in class factory performance for Mars Food Australia.

Lead and develop a production shift team, in the manufacture of products, and optimize the service levels and cost efficiencies to achieve outstanding results.

This is an opportunity to make a significant contribution while growing your career at Mars and play a pivotal role in the management of associates, quality, cost, delivery and safety for the site.


Reporting to the Senior Shift Manager, a Shift Manager will be responsible for leading and developing a high-performing team to deliver operational, safety and people performance results by:

  • Fostering a culture which people safety, food safety, Quality & Efficiency are paramount
  • Managing resources and partnering with stakeholders to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Drive team engagement, capability and business focus
  • Optimize production performance and processes in accordance with the production plan
  • Lead team problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Manage direct and indirect labour
  • Generate a safe workplace for Associates and contractors via the application of Mars’ Safety Standards, tools and techniques. Lead safety continuous improvement activities, safety drills, and mitigate identified safety risks. 
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate, facilitate, coordinate and prioritise all activities and production within their shift

Qualifications and experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Stakeholder management and collaboration
  • Detailed knowledge and use of planning systems
  • Experience with Lean and Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Safe Operating Procedures, HACCP principles
  • A proven track record in leading an engaged team and achieving results through coaching and mentoring

At Mars Food Australia, we foster a passion for food and aim to create an environment where people can be at their best.


To Apply,

Complete an internal application form with your Line Manager and P&O Manager endorsement and email to Cassandra Quak.

Go to iTMS and apply online.

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