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Food Production Supervisor Courses

A Food Production Supervisor manages a team of workers at a food processing facility. You might supervise the overall production of food and drink products or work in a particular department such as packaging or shipping. Food Production Supervisors ensure products meet quality standards and make sure all food safety standards are met. You might handle issues such as staff rostering or training.

Food Production Supervisors should have good organisational skills and excellent attention to detail. You’ll need to be a good leader and able to communicate well with your team. Food Production Supervisors should be able to work to a deadline and manage their time well.

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Popular Food Production Supervisor Courses

There are 4 courses available for people who want to become a Food Production Supervisor.

FBP40318
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Food Production Supervisor earn?

In Australia, a full time Food Production Supervisor generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Food Production Supervisor?

This industry has seen an increase in employment numbers over the last five years. There are currently 30,400 people employed in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Food Production Supervisor. Food Production Supervisors may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly in larger towns and cities where processing facilities are located.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Food Production Supervisor?

If a career as a Food Production Supervisor interests you, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Food Processing. You’ll learn to maintain a food safety plan and deal with contamination and spoilage. This course covers topics such as scheduling and managing food production and food safety audits.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within food processing. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.