At our company we are passionate to create employment for women at risk and survivors of trafficking. Through our non-profit affiliate we provide a path to employment to ensure that women and children never face the threat of human trafficking again. Our company provides safe and secure employment, on-site daycare facilities, and wrap-around support allowing each woman to build a bright future for herself and her children. Every day we observe the transforming power of hope and love through employment. We are inviting someone with strong management and training skills to grow and improve our production in order to provide more opportunities of freedom and hope to women and children.
The production manager oversees all production, quality control, policies and procedures. Responsibilities include analyzing and improving production systems, ideally using LEAN practices; improving sourcing of materials and inventory systems; training and supporting administrative and supervisory staff; developing training materials and training curriculum using Training Within Industry techniques; exploring ways training strategies can increase success of vulnerable women healing from trauma and how these techniques can be applied in other businesses; overseeing training programmes throughout our company and partner training programmes using Training Within Industry and Toyota Kata techniques; helping promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale; helping develop strategies to train and employ as many survivors and at-risk women as possible; and building alliances and partnerships with other organizations.
Required experience and skills include a Bachelor's degree in operations management or related field; training and experience in LEAN production and TWI techniques (a willingness to study and learn can be substituted); understanding of sewing, both machine and hand; the ability to work well as part of a team, to encourage others and build others' skills; resourcefulness and strong administrative skills; a strong commitment to developing opportunities for previously exploited women. Experience of cross-cultural living would be helpful.
*Australian citizens and/or residents only