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Date:  Jul 10, 2024
Job Req ID:  18539
Category:  Supply Chain and Operations
Country/Region:  AU
State:  NSW
City:  Sydney
Workplace:  Onsite

Title:  Manufacturing Operations Supervisor


The name might be different but our iconic range remains the same and includes Nutri-Grain, Special K, Sultana Bran and Coco Pops (cereals), LCMs and Pringles (snacks).  Our purpose drives what we do, to create better days and a place at the table for everyone through our trusted food brands.


Reporting to the Shift Operations Manager, the role of Operations Supervisor is critical to the leadership of one of our day shift Operations teams, responsible for end-to-end production functions, managing labour and performance results on shift all whilst ensuring that our employees are working safely and the food production is of the required quality.


You will be a part of a team that prides itself on a strong history of production of iconic breakfast cereals here in Australia!  


A taste of what you’ll be doing:

  • Directing and guiding operators and their activities for their assigned area during shift. 
  • Ensuring adherence to standard work processes and Kellogg work systems
  • Participate in the development of and implementation of plans and policies to ensure compliance with food safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring our production lines operate within the various guidelines such as Safe Food NSW & GMP
  • Conduct training and develop capability of employees to achieve optimal skills levels on shift
  • Carry out appropriate shift handover duties, integrating actions with other shifts when needed
  • Conduct sanitation audits and develop action plans in consultation with Operations Manager
  • Working through operational issues on shift & ensuring quality compliance actions are completed in a timely manner 


Your recipe for success:

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Food Technology or Business OR Diploma, evidenced learning in related field
  • A strong background in a food manufacturing environment including processing, packing and mechanical
  • Proven ability to effectively manage people – there are up to 40 people on shift
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills – someone who can be courageous and have the tough conversations when necessary
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and computers  
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others and work as part of a team & cross functionally to drive better outcome for your team and shift.


About Kellanova:

Kellanova is a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles and plant-based foods.  With a portfolio of iconic, world-class brands including Pringles, Pop-Tarts, we manufacture a range of cereals including Nutri-Grain, Coco Pops, Cornflakes, Rice Bubbles and many more!


Our Total Health benefits is a holistic program that covers Physical, Financial, Emotional and Social health.  Our benefits are varied, with offerings to suit everybody at every stage in your life.


Our Locate for your Day program is our hybrid working framework and supports the balance between working from home and the office, we don’t determine how or which days you spend in the office or at home, it’s about what works best for you and your functional team.    


As an individual you can grow and develop your career with the support of your Manager and development programs.  The benefit of a global organization is you can take your career off-shore.


At Kellanova, we are committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I), uplifting each other and embracing our differences to achieve our common goals.  Our focus on ED&I enables us to build a culture where all employees are inspired to share their passion, talents, ideas and can bring their authentic selves to work.


Kellanova is an Equal Opportunity Employer that aims to provide an inclusive work environment involving everyone and embracing the diverse talent of its people.

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