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Lion is one of the region’s largest food and beverage companies, employing approximately 6,700 people across Australia and New Zealand.

With a proud history extending back to 1840, we market premium brands in the dairy, juice, soy, and various other beverage categories.

This diverse portfolio, produced across 31 sites, collectively generates revenues of around $4.6 billion each year.

Lion is a company focused on long-term sustainable growth. We have a clear ten year strategy to extend our leadership in our beverage categories; transform our dairy and juice businesses and champion the nutritional credentials of our portfolio; and build our presence in high-value categories in targeted Asian markets. To achieve this we invest in our core strategic assets – our people, brands, production facilities and supply chain – to generate value for our customers and consumers.

In addition to direct employment, we make a significant contribution to the Australian and New Zealand economies. We are one of the region’s largest purchasers of agricultural goods and an integral component of the retail, hospitality and tourism industries.

At Lion, we are committed to attracting and developing the best available talent. At the heart of our strategy is the belief that high levels of people engagement correlate strongly to business success.

That’s why we make this promise to our people: we are committed to helping them be the best they can be, really make a difference, and have a great time doing it.  We know if each and every one of them can enjoy that reality, they will go the extra mile for Lion and deliver fantastic results for our customers and consumers.

We deliver on this people proposition through an unrelenting commitment to building an achievement culture – a workplace where the way we achieve success is as important as accomplishment itself. We invest to develop accountable, authentic leaders who role model our way of doing things. And we want our people to enjoy all the benefits of our core purpose by achieving social, psychological and physical wellbeing and balance in their lives.

With these simple steps, we believe Lion has become one of our region’s most sought after places to work.

At Lion, we believe culture can be measured and actively influenced.  First and foremost, we believe a constructive, inclusive and achievement focussed culture delivers great experiences for the people Lion works with, underpinning business success over the long term.

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Key Points

1. Sustainability

Our environmental approach is governed by the simple mantra of ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’. As a large manufacturer and purchaser of agricultural goods our priorities are reducing our water and energy usage and waste. We set clear public targets in our annual Sustainability Report and hold ourselves accountable to continual improvement.

2. Our Goodness Promise

Almost everything we make comes from the farm or orchard, and with the reach of Lion Dairy & Drinks portfolio of natural dairy and juice products, we can play a direct role in improving the choices and the health of families.  In fact, the mission of the Lion business is to deliver more natural goodness to every person, every day and we are committed to doing this by putting nutrition at the heart of everything we do.

3. Our Contribution

Lion generates a total economic contribution to the Australian and New Zealand economies of around $5.3 billion. This comprises $2.43 billion of direct contribution, through employment, sourcing and other investments, with the remainder reflecting the significant value our business generates upstream in the agricultural sector and downstream in the retail, tourism, hospitality and transport industries.

We also make a major investment in sports and the arts through our sponsorship and marketing activities and pay well over a billion dollars in taxes to governments each year.

4. LionFlex

We’re proud to offer flexible working options to meet the needs of our people. At Lion, we’re committed to attracting and developing the best available talent. At the heart of our strategy is the belief that high levels of people engagement correlate strongly to business success.

LionFlex enables our people to work in ways that support their lifestyle so they can balance career growth with the demands of life.

5. Achievement Culture

Our people strategy is focused on building an achievement culture

We’re proud of the diverse range of backgrounds across Lion and by understanding everyone’s differences we can work to ensure that all of our people are highly engaged and achieving success every day.

We’ve been investing in our achievement culture for more than 20 years now and we’re very proud that our most recent annual engagement survey saw overall engagement at 87%.

6. NextGen Lion

We are embarking on a huge project called NextGen Lion which involves implementing SAP as an enterprise system across Lion. This means that we will be working with cutting edge technologies and revolutionising how we interact with our customers and consumers.

7. Careers at Lion

Every day, millions of people wake up, refuel, celebrate and wind down with our iconic food and beverage brands. Lion has been the backdrop for these iconic household names trusted and loved by families and friends across Australia and New Zealand.

Every day, close to 7,000 people work, create, innovate and grow with a company that supports, encourages and empowers them to be the best they can be.

With Lion, you’re set for life with a clear advantage to a great career of your choosing. Every day at Lion, you will work with great people and great brands. Whichever way you look at it, a Lion career is a great choice.

8. Gender Pay Equity

Lion also resolved gender pay differences after an internal analysis, peer-reviewed by Mercer, found a 3.2% average pay gap between male and female employees. We immediately took action to close it and keep it that way.

9. Grad Program

We have various grad programs available to finishing students across Australia. Some of these programs can involve opportunities to travel the country and do rotations a multiple facilities so that you can grads can learn all the ins and outs of our supply chain. Grad programs can lead to long and successful careers at Lion with many people have been through the grad program over the last 20 years still with Lion today!

10. Science and Engineering at Lion

Whether you are interested in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Microbiology or Mechatronics, there is something for you at Lion. You can work with high speed packaging machinery, focus on quality or potentially specialise in processing some of our great products. Automation is the future and there will be lots of opportunity for people interested in how we can work with the newest and most exciting technologies to bring our brands to life.

Creating a Place Where Everyone Can be the best they Can be.

People come to Lion with very different backgrounds and experiences and it’s important to us that everyone has the opportunity to be the best they can be, really make a difference and have a great time doing it.

An inclusive and diverse workplace not only means people feel valued, it helps build an innovative and externally connected Lion. Our Inclusion & Diversity strategy focuses on: Inclusive culture; Gender Equity; Cultural Diversity & Age diversity

Lion is one of the region’s largest food and beverage companies, employing approximately 6,700 people across Australia and New Zealand. With a proud history extending back to 1840, we market premium brands in the dairy, juice, soy, and various other beverage categories.
This diverse portfolio, produced across 31 sites, collectively generates revenues of around $4.6 billion each year.

Lion is a company focused on long-term sustainable growth. We have a clear ten year strategy to extend our leadership in our beverage categories; transform our dairy and juice businesses and champion the nutritional credentials of our portfolio; and build our presence in high-value categories in targeted Asian markets.

To achieve this we invest in our core strategic assets – our people, brands, production facilities and supply chain – to generate value for our customers and consumers.

In addition to direct employment, we make a significant contribution to the Australian and New Zealand economies. We are one of the region’s largest purchasers of agricultural goods and an integral component of the retail, hospitality and tourism industries.
At Lion, we are committed to attracting and developing the best available talent. At the heart of our strategy is the belief that high levels of people engagement correlate strongly to business success.

That’s why we make this promise to our people: we are committed to helping them be the best they can be, really make a difference, and have a great time doing it. We know if each and every one of them can enjoy that reality, they will go the extra mile for Lion and deliver fantastic results for our customers and consumers. We deliver on this people proposition through an unrelenting commitment to building an achievement culture – a workplace where the way we achieve success is as important as accomplishment itself.

We invest to develop accountable, authentic leaders who role model our way of doing things. And we want our people to enjoy all the benefits of our core purpose by achieving social, psychological and physical wellbeing and balance in their lives. With these simple steps, we believe Lion has become one of our region’s most sought after places to work. At Lion, we believe culture can be measured and actively influenced. First and foremost, we believe a constructive, inclusive and achievement focussed culture delivers great experiences for the people Lion works with, underpinning business success over the long term.

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