Leads and manages the Manufacturing operations of Precast Concrete Solutions Pty Ltd in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner. Provides leadership, management, and technical expertise to the manufacturing functions of a major precast concrete producer.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages the day-to-day activities of the manufacturing departments, including the architectural and utility plants, carpentry shop, and material handling.
Through managers and supervisors directs a work force of 40 - 60. Attends to all personnel matters in the areas of responsibility to achieve a motivated, productive, and capable workforce. Administers company rules and procedures for the personnel under their responsibility.
In close coordination with Engineering, Sales, Metal Shops, Quality Control, Yarding and Shipping, sets up and updates schedules, assigns resources and effectively follows up on progress to meet manufacturing and shipping schedule deadlines.
Monitors the performance and productive output of each reporting department, takes corrective action as required. Makes recommendations and implements safety and productivity improvement initiatives, as well as equipment upgrades.
Produces various reports required for accounting/production purposes and to monitor the KPI's of each area of responsibility.
Makes products of high quality that meet or exceed specifications, company standards and customer expectations. Strives to continuously improve the quality of products.
Maintains a safe work environment and promotes safe work practices. Communicates and implements company and regulatory safety policies and standards.
Ensures proper operation of all equipment, follows up on its condition and coordinates required repairs with Maintenance to ensure the preservation of capital and minimization of downtime. Also maintains high standards of housekeeping.
In coordination with purchasing, maintains a timely supply of all materials required for uninterrupted production.
Makes budget recommendations on capital expenditures.
Participates in Continuous Improvement Activities throughout the year including leading Kaizen events.
Uses Standard Work and Standard Work auditing to ensure Quality Programs are maintained and continuously advanced.
10 years manufacturing, quality assurance and supply chain experience.
3 years of management experience.
Engineering degree, master's degree preferred.
Excellent leadership, communication, and people skills.
Good planning skills.
Good knowledge of computers - Excel, Word, Project.