Kilcoy Global Foods

About Kilcoy Global Foods

Kilcoy Global Foods 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 Global Foods 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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Head of Operations | Kilcoy

Job No: KGF1104
Location: Kilcoy, QLD


As a rapidly growing world-class organisation with a global footprint spanning every step of the food journey – join us to create food the world loves to eat!


Our people are innovative, with a diversity of expertise, working together with our customers to create value at every opportunity.


We are constantly looking for problem solvers who combine creativity with passion in our quest in to deliver fresh, natural, and convenient food solutions across the globe. 


Your future in food starts here | Head of Operations | Kilcoy QLD



Fulltime/Permanent position.

Location: 4830 D'Aguilar Hwy, Kilcoy, QLD, 4515

You will manage the Operational team to deliver cost-effective meat processing operations, meeting organisational targets and producing quality product, with workplace health and safety, food/hygiene safety and other required legislative compliance at the forefront.


  • Lead, coach and champion change across the business to deliver to organisational objectives and customer expectations
  • Ensure an efficient and professional information flow from Production across the site and externally, regularly reporting on daily operations, risks and opportunities
  • Report on operational data and information against set objectives and measures, guiding daily activities to respond to issues as they arise
  • Implement innovative and continual improvements for products, equipment and processes.
  • Take a project management lead to deliver to direction, timeframes and milestones, as well as, documenting and reporting on project activities
  • Review and deliver best practice across full range of compliance areas
  • Collate and analyse production data to ensure productivity and performance targets are met, and prepare accurate and timely reports
  • Ensure the coordination and allocation of resources to deliver production requirements is provided efficiently and effectively, within budget
  • Contribute to setting and delivering on operational goals and objectives
  • Deliver operational activities and projects within budget and timeframes
  • Deliver to budget, consistently reviewing and analysing production data to respond to potential and real barriers to meeting budget targets
  • Contribute to development of solutions to address organisational, industry and economic challenges
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships across business functions
  • Manage the workflow and workload of the Operations team across shifts, to ensure efficient use of resources



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

  • 10 years+ experience in an operational management position
  • Strong leadership experience within FMCG or manufacturing essential
  • Experience in the meat industry highly regarded
  • Great interpersonal 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
  • Understanding of Food Quality and Safety Standards 
  • Attention to detail, initiative and time management skills
  • Advanced MS Excel



  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Plenty of challenging projects
  • Easy commute from Caboolture, North Brisbane and close to the Sunshine Coast
  • Great culture and great team environment


This is a long-term career opportunity, working for an enterprise business with Corporate Offices on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.  We have recorded business growth of 20% year on year with sales in excess of $1.8 billion.  We are committed to building a work environment that fosters an agile plus flexible workplace and where employee wellbeing is paramount.



If you are looking to join a company that promotes innovation, is a leader in industry and champions success, then apply now.


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.




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