Operations Manager Townsville

Location: Townsville
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Anthony Branch

About the company

This premium supplier is a key player in the Australian market. There is currently an opportunity for an operations manager to join the business during an exciting period of growth and change. The role would suit candidates with people leadership experience, a safety mindset, and lean business acumen. The company has 15 sites across the Eastern Seaboard, with the head office located in Melbourne. This role is responsible for their Townsville operations.

About the role

Working as part of the business leadership team, and reporting to the Regional Operations Manager, the Operations Manager is responsible for the Townsville site. With strong communication across the leadership team, you will guide the business through a significant growth phase to improve and optimise the operations from end to end. Specific business goals where you can have an impact include behavioural safety change, improving operations & logistics, network optimisation and improved business systems and processes. You will be tasked with leading a culture of continuous improvement and team success.

Skills & Experience

The critical skills required to be successful in this role include people leadership, communication, safety focus, strategy and a mindset of continuous improvement. Your background should include experience in an operational environment, where you will have led change, and driven a strong culture. You will likely have highly developed resilience, decision making capability, and the ability to manage complex problems in a systematic way.


This business is a large operation but gives you the autonomy to make decisions, act quickly and genuinely have an impact on delivering success. The role offers the opportunity to manage the Townsville operation and have accountability for the site. You will have great exposure to the executive function and will provide an outstanding career path for ambitious and career-driven candidates.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Anthony Branch on (07) 3153 9907 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number 23138.

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.