Position information

  •  Operations Manager (Ref 401724)

    • Strong Collaborative Leadership skills

    • Manufacturing & Distribution.  Continuous Improvement.

    • Salary Package: 130 – 150K + Bonuses + super  NEG

    • Great opportunity for a strategic and “hands on” Operations Manager to join a well-established Australian manufacturing Company that manufactures a range of “made to order” building products and solutions for their customers in every state of Australia in the residential building sector.  In South Australia, the Company run a medium sized operation with a mix of production processes, a relatively fast-paced environment, and with short lead time delivery requirements. This role relates to a single site.   onment.

    • Reporting to the SA GM, you will be responsible for leading, managing and coaching the production teams to achieve the company’s overall production objectives, as well as managing the dispatch / transportation of goods to meet all customer requirements.  As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for all operational costs, and the management of all operational resources to budget. You will be involved in: managing and supporting the ongoing effectiveness of your Team Leaders ensuring product quality, on time and in full product delivery (DIFOT), coordinating rosters / schedules, the proactive continuous “bedding down” and continuous improvement of all systems and processes within the operational area, ensuring the companies OH & S policy, despatch / transport, overseeing plant reliability / maintenance programs, effective liaison internally with all onsite personnel (as well as key stakeholders, customers etc), fostering a positive and proactive “can do” responsive customer service culture, etc

    • The ideal candidate will demonstrate:  a minimum of 10+ years Production Management experience (in a unionized environment) in manufacturing processes with a made to order product with fast process flow to the customer, experience managing transport & logistics functions within a manufacturing operation - within the building products and or industrial sector.  A collaborative style Leader, you will have demonstrated the effective day-to-day management and leadership of teams within a medium or large sized operation having trained and developed personnel to maximize their skill set and achieve all company objectives – including managing cultural change.  A Trade background or Manufacturing / Engineering Degree with Lean manufacturing or 5S or other process improvement systems (including ERP systems) will be highly regarded.

    • A self-motivated “hands on” Manager fostering positive relationships with all Stakeholders in the business, you will be:  commercial, an active problem solver, organized, able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proactive and passionate about improvement, keen to foster a positive customer centric culture.  This is a great opportunity to “take ownership”, influence and make a difference, as well as work in a Company offering genuine career path progression.

    • Send details to rhyl@nayler.com.au   quoting reference 401724/RN – or call Rhyl on 0413 873 555