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Factory Manager - Minchinbury

Australian Foundation for Disability
  • Full Time 
  • Location – Minchinbury
  • Experienced and early career applicants encouraged to apply

 About the organisation

At Afford, we are proud to be the largest employer of people with disability in the Sydney metro. We provide safe and supportive workplaces through our own Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs.)

Our factory employs close to 400 supported staff across five different sites. We have a range of business services, from packaging solutions to bundle wrapping and even bulk mail-out. By partnering with us, you will play a significant role in creating employment opportunities for hundreds of people with disability and we will provide you with direct, affordable, high-quality solutions.

About the opportunity

We are currently seeking a motivated individual to take on the Factory Manager role at our Minchinbury ADE. 

The purpose of this role is to oversee the total operational success of this factory. 

About You

  • Factory Management including workforce and production management.
  • Manage Factory staff including all informal disciplinary matters and grievances. Ensure effective communication with all Factory staff and celebrate success.
  • Assist in the preparation operational budgets and audits ensuring we maintain our HACCP, ISO9001 & Bond Register requirements
  • Ensure continued compliance of the service outlet within the Disability Service Standards Quality Assurance framework.
  • Ensure a safe and Healthy workplace by implementing and adhering to all Afford WHS policies and procedures.
  • Ongoing communication with all Team members through
  • Overseeing training and development of Staff and Supported Employees within the business.
  • Maintaining compliance in regards to NDIS support requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Factory Management including workforce and production management.
  • Manage Factory staff including all informal disciplinary matters and grievances. Ensure effective communication with all Factory staff and celebrate success.
  • Assist in the preparation operational budgets and audits ensuring we maintain our HACCP, ISO9001 & Bond Register requirements
  • Ensure continued compliance of the service outlet within the Disability Service Standards Quality Assurance framework.
  • Ensure a safe and Healthy workplace by implementing and adhering to all Afford WHS policies and procedures.
  • Ongoing communication with all Team members through
  • Overseeing training and development of Staff and Supported Employees within the business.
  • Maintaining compliance in regards to NDIS support requirements

Skills and Experience

  • At least 18 Months Experience within a manufacturing or FMCG environment.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Good communication skill
  • Strong Planning and scheduling skills 

Benefits

  • Career development and advancement opportunities within a continuously growing team.
  • Increased salary packaging benefits as part of a Not for Profit organisation significantly increasing your take-home pay.
  • Company provided phone and laptop.
  • Employee benefits including discounted gym prices and “Afford Rewards”.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and internal client debriefing.
  • A highly supportive team with similar drives and passions.
  • A leadership team that is transparent, solution-focused and supportive

AFFORD is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

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