Job Details
  • Reference381205B_1633055920
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryAU$100000 - AU$120000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted23 days ago
  • ConsultantAdam Rule

Chandler MacLeod are currently recruiting for an experienced "Workforce Planner" for our client - a well known Australian FMCG/Manufacturing business. They are experiencing a significant uplift in volumes and as a result of this, they require a suitably experienced and enthusiastic candidate to be accountable for the day-to-day resourcing and scheduling of production staff ensuring that sufficient competence and people resources enable the Operations to safely meet its quality, productivity and efficiency targets.


Working within established team cultures, this role will be charged with taking ownership of the sites Workforce Planning function along with the ownership of producing short/medium/long term forecasts and recommendations for factory workforce levels. This role will also be involved in supporting the Manufacturing Plants' Continuous Process Improvement Process.

Other responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Monitoring attendance and ensuring rosters cover all communication channels
  • Provide a high level of advice and support on all workforce planning matter.
  • Ensure labour is sourced in line with budgeted assumptions.
  • Establish key relationships and work closely with operational leadership team to ensure delivery of production plans and work orders.
  • Work to identify labour reduction opportunities and risks to workforce.


In order to be considered for this opportunity, you will need to be able to demonstrate your 'can-do' attitude along with your strong Workforce Planning background. The following strengths and skills will also be evident within your employment history:

  • 5 years of Workforce Planning/Rostering experience managing high volume teams.
  • Solid practical knowledge of Workforce Planning principles and labour management.
  • Excellent analytical ability and strong skill with MS Suite and Roster based programs.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with a high level of written and verbal communication.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail along with strong financial competency.


In return you will receive an excellent salary package which will reflect your previous experience and achievements within this field. You will also be provided with the peace of mind that you will be joining a reputable business with a history of longevity and success having manufactured in Australia for generations. If this amazing opportunity sounds like something you would be interested in exploring, please apply now.