St David Dairy Leading Hand – Food Manufacturing Full Time in Fitzroy VIC

St David Dairy

Branch Fitzroy VIC AU

Leading Hand – Food Manufacturing
Fitzroy VIC

Food Science & Technology training favourable. Ensure current and new staff are provided with relevant training….

St David Dairy is Melbourne’s only inner micro dairy, packaging milk, cream, cultured butter and yoghurt right in the heart of Fitzroy.

We are seeking a Leading Hand to plan, oversee and lead a small team of production staff plus work on the factory floor as needed, in the daily manufacture of our range of products. Being part of a small team the role will encompass many area’s of production:

  • Follow quality systems and ensure production documentation and procedures are followed and maintained.
  • Ensure current and new staff are provided with relevant training
  • Ensure factory and warehouse are maintained and cleaned daily following St David Dairy’s hygiene and housekeeping standards
  • Perform weekly stock take of factory consumables and packaging
  • Help plan weekly rostering and staff leave planning
  • Coordinate preventative maintenance activities where required

Being such a small team we are looking for someone who has the passion to become an important part of our business as it continues to grow. We seek persons with a genuine a passion for food and creating beautiful artisan products.

The successful candidate:

  • Have relevant leadership experience
  • Well versed in the food manufacturing environment (knowledge of pumps, valves etc)
  • Has relevant food industry experience
  • Fit and motivated individual
  • Food Science & Technology training favourable

Key attributes include an attention to detail, reliability, literacy and numeracy skills, an underpinning knowledge of personal and food hygiene and a personable nature that can easily participate in customer service as required.

The small and boutique nature of the business means that a good level of physical strength is required due to the manual nature of the work, with the ability to lift 20kg milk crates repetitively.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Leading Hand / Supervising: 2 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Fitzroy, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-24
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