General Manager | Food Manufacturing

Fonda (Melbourne VIC, Australia) 7 days ago

As the hands-on General Manager of Comida Foods, you will oversee all aspects of the business including operations whilst leading and inspiring your team to deliver amazing client experience.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for building a strong, high performing, 100% compliant, customer focused and profitable food business that delivers exceptional products and services to all our clients.

Comida is a 100% Australian owned and operated manufacturing facility operating in a 2200 square metre cook-chill facility in Flemington. Though young, we have established our reputation in the industry of being a dependable supplier of premium quality food products to QSR chains, large scale caterers and premium international restaurant groups.

The Job:

  • Effectively build and maintain the relationship with clients to ensure a customer-oriented culture
  • Proactively lead, motivate and support the team
  • Monitor and maintain all operations systems
  • Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes and equipment
  • Participate in new product innovation and development
  • Assist in the development of new business to successfully onboard new clients and products
  • Build and manage internal and external partnerships
  • Ensure strategic procurement of ingredients with the highest quality at best prices
  • Development of policies and procedures to ensure compliance
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with all HACCP and OHS requirements
  • Oversee preparation of production schedules and rostering



To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Experience leading a successful team in food manufacturing of this environment
  • Experience in managing a HACCP and/or SQF based food safety & quality system
  • Experience in cook-chill, kettle, and sous vide processes
  • Experience in managing a GFSI food safety and quality management system
  • Experience in dealing with major retailers
  • Fantastic communication and interpersonal skills - you have to be willing to communicate with the team and get in the production area and get dirty!


  • Fantastic team and support to ensure you can hit the ground running!
  • Great remuneration package on offer for the right person!

What Now?
Think you’ve got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you!

Submit a cover letter and resume outlining your experience and why Comida sounds like the new home for you.

General Manager | Food Manufacturing

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