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Explore an Exciting Career Opportunity as a Manufacturing Site Manager.

Our client is a leading facility based in Brisbane, Australia, dedicated to producing cutting-edge products. Their commitment to continuous improvement and drive to maintain the gold standard of quality in their industry is exemplary. While the focus is local, our client's impact is global.

As Site Manager, you will play a pivotal role in leading an effective management team overseeing production, quality control, procurement, logistics, and maintenance. Your strategic focus will be on optimizing operational systems while ensuring a seamless customer experience. With proven expertise in budgeting, information flow, business processes, and reporting, you will lead by example, adhering to company policies and applicable laws.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operational Leadership: Lead, administrate, and coordinate all operational activities and team management.
  • Logistics Mastery: Manage operations functions across quality control, warehousing, product processing, dispatch, and operational logistics.
  • Efficiency Expert: Ensure efficient inventory and processing management, including input for demand planning and inventory forecasting.
  • Continuous Improvement: Implement measures for productivity, quality control, inventory, and safety enhancements through automation and system upgrades.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with key functional areas and business partners to maintain a productive workflow and efficient operational systems.
  • Safety Champion: Manage processes and site improvements to ensure employee health and safety, as well as compliance with corporate policy and legal requirements.
  • Strategic Vision: Contribute to organisational strategic plans, identify operational trends, and set benchmarks and action plans.
  • Customer-Centric: Address customer issues within the operations team and drive product improvement suggestions.
  • Facility Management: Oversee the maintenance of our operational and office spaces to ensure seamless business functions.
  • Technology Steward: Ensure site-based IT infrastructure and equipment meet business needs and corporate requirements.
  • Procurement Expertise: Manage site-based capital expenditure, including procurement.
  • Innovation Advocate: Champion innovative ways of working to optimise operational capabilities.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and develop a high-performance team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Experience: Minimum 6 years in industrial facility management or a senior role with direct operational responsibilities. We are open to candidates from any manufacturing sector. 
  • Education: Tertiary education, preferably in business or operations management, is desirable.
  • Decision-Making: Excellent professional judgment with evidence-based reasoning.
  • Problem Solver: Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to identify and implement solutions.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Exceptional interpersonal effectiveness, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Commercial Acumen: Proven track record of delivering operational objectives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Budget Management: Ability to lead financial and budgeting processes.
  • Process Improvement: Experience in assessing operational sites for efficiencies and implementing changes.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Ability to collaborate in cross-functional and cross-geographical teams.
  • Leadership: Highly developed leadership skills with a motivating style.
  • Data Proficiency: High-level user capabilities with Microsoft Excel.
  • SAP Knowledge: Knowledge of SAP is desirable.

If you're a dynamic, strategic leader with a passion for operational excellence and innovation, we invite you to apply for this exceptional opportunity. Help our client drive continuous improvement and lead a high-performing team in a fast-paced environment.

Ready to Lead the Way? Apply Now!

How to Apply: Please submit your CV and cover letter following the links, ensuring you outline your suitability for the role clearly. In order to secure the job, you will need to be an Australian Citizen or have FULL working rights for Australia, without the need for sponsorship. No visa support will be offered. 

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