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Capital Engineering Manager
Bega NSW 2550

Bega Cheese Group is home to many trusted and wholesome food brands enjoyed in Australia and around the world. Our growth story of becoming a successful ASX listed company with a turnover in excess of $1.5 billion and over 2000 employees is made possible by our values and outward-looking perspective. If you believe in building a Great Australian Food Company, you are curious and creative and invested in the success and growth of others as much as your own, then you might be the one we are looking for!

With a strong regional focus and dedication to the community, we are proud of our heritage which continues to build outstanding opportunities for people to develop and thrive.

The opportunity/team

We are currently seeking a Capital Engineering Manager to join our engineering leadership team and manage our Bega NSW sites. The role will focus on developing the sites’ 5-year capital plan and execute the annual capital program for both our Ridge and Lagoon street sites.


Reporting into the Group Engineering Manager, the Capital Engineering Manager will oversee the development and preparation of capital projects including budget, scope, schedule and equipment recommendations, ensure successful execution of capital projects and business investments and monitor trends in performance and implement improvements.


Location:  The successful incumbent will be situated in our Bega Valley offices. The Bega Valley is located at the south-eastern corner of New South Wales, halfway between Australia’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne and three hours’ drive from the nation’s capital, Canberra. There may also be an opportunity to negotiate some flexible working arrangements, to be discussed at interview.

To be successful in this role

We look for potential, not only performance. To be successful you will be open about your strengths and weaknesses and prepared to challenge yourself. We value the diversity of thinking, experiences, and perspectives and listening. Bega people support each other to achieve together.


Additionally, you will have: 

  • Strong experience in Operations/Reliability and project management
  • Demonstrable leadership experience in Dairy or Food capital programs
  • A tertiary degree in an engineering discipline
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
  • FMCG & dairy experience (highly regarded)

Bega provides a competitive salary, certified training opportunities, and a supportive team environment.


We want to learn about you.  Apply with a cover letter and resume describing how you might apply your strengths and experience to this role.


Applications close: 28th July 2019


We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia.


Recruiters, we appreciate your interest, but we've got this one covered, thanks!

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