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Production Team Leader - 4 days per week

  • QLD - Metro, QLD, Australia
  • Part time
  • Located in Stapylton
  • Permanent part-time position + overtime available
  • Work 4 days per week to suit your lifestyle!

PFD Food Services began life in 1943 amid the noise and chaos of the Melbourne Fish Markets. Expanding rapidly to meet the demand of an ever growing customer base, we are Australia’s largest family operated Foodservice company with over 800 company owned trucks and customer service focused drivers making daily deliveries.

With an extensive range of fresh meat and seafood, together with frozen products, drygoods, paper products and cleaning solutions for the Foodservice Industry, PFD has proven their unwavering commitment to their customers and are considered a source of innovation, a provider of insight, a solver of problems. In 2021 PFD formed a partnership with another proud Australian company, Woolworths Group.

The Role

This role involves ensuring that production quality assurance processes are in place and complied with and that records are maintained.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assign location of production staff during production
  • Ensure that all production staff comply with the company dress code
  • Ensure that all procedures, specification and policies are adhered to at all times
  • Communicate with staff to ensure that all relevant information is relayed effectively and consistently
  • Ensure all customer deadlines and specifications are met at all times and notify of any exceptions
  • Ensure products are being made according to their recipes/specifications
  • Check that all ingredients and packaging has been stored in correct location and in an orderly fashion
  • Ensure labels are correct, accurate and up to date
  • Carry out daily quality GMP checks
  • Ensure lines are set up and sanitised
  • Ensure cleanliness of factory and office at end of day
  • Some occasional heavy lifting required

Key Competencies, Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven ability to lead and coach team members
  • The ability to provide clear orders and instructions to team members
  • Must have food processing experience and/or machine operating and knife skills
  • Must be comfortable working in a cold environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of hygiene, and food safety procedures as well as HACCP principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of quality assurance systems and continuous improvement principles
  • Proven time management skills
  • Be committed, reliable with a strong work ethic

What PFD is Offering the Successful Candidate

We are offering competitive remuneration, superannuation and other staff benefits (such as discounts on staff purchases, discounted accommodation, health insurance and banking).

Please submit your application (cover letter and resume) via the apply now link below

As part of our recruitment process, do you agree to undertake employment checks? These checks may include a medical assessment (including a drug and alcohol test), National Police History Check, Working With Children/Vulnerable Groups Check, Licence Validation/Demerit Point Check.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.

PFD Food Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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