Senior Operations Manager

Job Title: Senior Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: great culture
Reference: BBBH16069_1543874042
Contact Name: Dale Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2018 21:59

Job Description

About the company

This privately-owned Australian manufacturing business is a market leader supplying high quality personal care products through retail and industrial channels. Founded in Melbourne and with a multi-site manufacturing operation, they are well positioned to continue their strong growth performance through local and export markets. Currently there exists an opportunity for a Senior Operations Manager to join the business during this exciting expansion phase.

About the role

As part of the business leadership team, the Senior Operations Manager is a leadership role with responsibility for 90 staff across the operations functions. With functional direct reports for Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering and Logistics, you will provide clear strategic direction, developing key metrics and milestones and provide support where required to reach those targets. Your responsibility will include direct accountability for P/L, plant performance for safety, quality, reliability and output whilst leading a culture of continuous improvement and team success. Additionally, you will work closely with the Director to developed an execute capital investment plans.

Skills & Experience

The critical skills required to be successful in this role include people leadership, communication, strategy and a mindset of continuous improvement. Your background should include significant experience in a senior operational leadership role within a manufacturing environment where you will have led the business through a period of change and growth. Your resilience, decision making capability, and ability to manage complex problems in a systematic way will ensure your success. Ideally you will possess a degree in a technical discipline such as engineering or science, but this is not mandatory.


This is a true success story for Australian manufacturing. The opportunity to lead a multi-site manufacturing operation with a progressive business seeking to invest in innovation, automation and growth is not to be passed up. Experienced operations leaders seeking their next challenge are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY16069.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.