Operations Manager (6 Month Contract)

Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Daniel Pirrone

About the company

Our client is a local FMCG manufacturing success story that is growing from strength to strength. With strong domestic and international revenue streams, they are leveraging e-commerce, as well as traditional retail distribution to ensure they exceed their strong growth projections for the 2019/2020 financial year. Over 20 years old, our client story is embarking on a significant period of transformation in order to take advantage of this changing landscape.

About the role

A short term contract opportunity has arisen for the position of Operations Manager. This role will be responsible for production, as well as distribution of product, leading a small team of up to 20 staff. Some of your key responsibilities will include the below:

  • Ensure everyone is performing across people, safety, and operational metrics
  • Drive S&OP best practice from the executive level down, working with stakeholders across the business
  • Identity and drive best practice across the distribution network (including ecommerce, retailers and export agents)
  • Identify and develop key team members to build their capability
  • Ensuring adherence to the communication plan to manage change and drive engagement
  • Increase productivity and staff engagement, particularly targeting technological capabilities and where they can be applied to the business

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will possess the below skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated success in developing and leading high performing teams
  • Experience working in a fast paced and high volume manufacturing and distribution environment
  • Safety first mindset
  • Strong exposure to S&OP best practice
  • Supply Chain end to end network experience, including 3PL management, ecommerce, retail distributors and export agents
  • Strong financial and budget management
  • Ability to work hands on in day to day operations while also leading at a strategic level

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a local manufacturing success story. You will be given scope to improve performance across functions, renumerated handsomely, and the opportunity to work under a dynamic and highly successful leadership team.

How to apply

Please apply on the link below or call Dan Pirrone (07) 3153 9907 to discuss the role in more detail.