Kilcoy Global Foods

About Kilcoy Global Foods

Kilcoy Pastoral Company is currently undergoing a global expansion and is transitioning to Kilcoy Global Foods. Kilcoy Global Foods is a nature-to-plate global food solutions enterprise, harnessing the unique strengths and experience of Kilcoy Pastoral Company to bring exceptional food experiences to customers all around the world. Our corporate office is located in the Birtinya Queensland with our production site, established in 1953, located in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland at Kilcoy.

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Production Managers

Job No: KGF222
Location: Kilcoy


Kilcoy Global Foods is a nature-to-plate company with a footprint spanning Australia, the United States and China. We partner with the world’s food industry to find new and better ways to source, prepare and serve delicious meat and seafood the world loves to eat.  We believe our winning culture stems from the quality of our people and the contribution they make to Kilcoy Global Foods every day.  We proudly acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our 1700+ employees who are committed to first-class standards, quality and safety.  Our Australian operation, located in Kilcoy, (one hour north-west of Brisbane) and the Sunshine Coast (Head Office) is the largest Grain Fed Beef Producer in Australia.

We are seeking experienced Production Managers to join our Operations Management teams.



These are hands-on roles where you will be instrumental in leading and delivering production outcomes.  Working closely with our Operations Management and alongside our existing Production Managers, you will manage and lead cost-effective meat processing production activities and associated activities.  The role will also ensure that our shifts meet organisational targets and produce quality product, whilst at all times committing to our non-negotiable workplace health and safety, food and hygiene safety standards.

You will be required to:

  • Lead and manage supervisors to develop and maintain production schedules, throughput and output, collaborating with Sales and Marketing to meet sales requirements
  • Oversee the minimisation of wastage i.e. dropped meat, packaging, overtime, labour costs, over production, ensure chain speeds at realistic tolerances, managing resources, etc.
  • Contribute to setting and delivering on production goals and objectives, including budget planning
  • Ensure optimal coordination and allocation of resources to deliver production requirements efficiently and effectively within budget, including minimising utility and consumable usage
  • Deliver to budget, consistently reviewing and analysing production data to respond to potential and real barriers to meeting budget targets
  • Make informed decisions based on a risk management approach to halt production if required
  • Ensure reports are accurate and timely especially as they relate to costing, materials usage, yield, productivity, labour utilisation, payroll and other key financial indicators



To succeed in this role, you’ll need to bring the following experience and skills:

  • Five years+ experience in a production management position
  • Strong leadership experience within FMCG or manufacturing essential
  • Experience in the meat industry highly regarded
  • Great communication skills to be able to lead, coach and mentor your team
  • Enthusiastic and forward-thinking approach to leadership and management
  • Solution focused, fostering new ideas and initiatives
  • A collaborative and inclusive approach to communication with all stakeholders
  • Experienced in delivering to budget and schedules
  • An ability to drive a culture of accountability and continuous improvement with good critical analysis skills
  • Focus on training and up-skilling/cross-skilling team members
  • Understanding of Food Quality and Safety Standards 
  • Attention to detail, initiative and time management skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Outlook and Excel)

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Great work/life balances rosters
  • Secure, stable and full-time permanent employment
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Onsite canteen and butcher shop
  • Easy commute from Caboolture, North Brisbane and close to the Sunshine Coast
  • Great culture and great team environment

 How to Apply

If you have the right skills and would like to join our company and be part of our success, please complete your details and attach your resume along with a cover letter addressed to Laura Fox, Human Resources Manager. 

Further information can be obtained via our website

We look forward to reviewing your details and will be in touch as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make every effort to select the best qualified individual for the job based on job related qualifications and experiences. Some of the information we collect via your application form and resume is “personal” information as defined by the Privacy Act. All information provided via your application form and resume is treated as confidential.

You may be required to present proof of identification (Driver's Licence, Passport or Birth Certificate).  If you have a scanned copy of one of these documents please attach at least one form of ID to your application.  If you are having difficulty attaching documents, please contact the Recruitment Department on (07) 5422 4600 and let us know.

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