Site Operations Manager | Industrial Manufacturing

Location: Grampians, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Scott Logan

About the company

This is a multi-generational bespoke construction materials manufacturer based in the Grampians region of Western Victoria. They're a team that pride themselves on their artisinal approach to their products and their very high quality standards. Their products are featured in a broad range of projects across Australia from community through to high end residential and commercial. Their owner is focused on growing the business and in order to do so sees a strong opportunity to revolutionise their manufacturing operations by employing a skilled Operations Manager.

About the role

As the Site Operations Manager you'll take ownership of end to end manufacturing operations from materials receival through manufacturing and dispatch. The operation is moderate-high volume and semi-automated, with significant opportunity to improve efficiency through basic manufacturing structures and continuous improvement tools and strategies. You'll ensure consistency and improvement in key manufacturing metrics - safety, quality, volume, cost, while building a positive and cohesive team culture. You'll also apply your technical understanding to improving the performance and reliability of plant machinery and processes.

About you

This role would best suit someone who has mechanical aptitude or technical understanding of production processes, and experience leading teams in production environments

  • Most likely a degree background (ie. engineering), or possibly trades
  • Background in manufacturing operations
  • Experience leading manufacturing production teams
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement tools and strategies
  • Experience creating reliability and performance improvements
  • Flexibility required to lead a 24 hour operation
  • Strong relationship and team building approach

Why should I apply?

This is a great opportunity for either an up and coming manufacturing professional who is at the production or manufacturing manager level (or similar) and wants to gain full site operations experience, or for someone who has done it all before and is now looking for a fulfilling opportunity to make a significant difference in a private setting. If you value a sense of purpose, shared mission and belonging, are located near or are attracted to the spectacular Grampians region, and would thrive with a blank slate to deliver a truly significant difference for a business owner and team - this one is for you.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Scott Logan on 03 8613 3551 for a confidential discussion if your require additional information before applying. As with many businesses in Melbourne, we are currently working flexibly and so appreciate your patience and understanding in handling your enquiry.