Operations Manager (Group Production Leader)

Operations Manager (Group Production Leader)

CHEP | derrimut, VIC, AU

Posted 8 days ago

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Job Description

Are you an experienced Manufacturing/Operations Leader looking to join a global ASX listed organisation and take the next step in your career?

As a valued part of the Supply Chain team, your role will be to provide leadership, resourcing, planning and direction to deliver excellence in safety, customer service, quality and operational cost performance for our site in Derrimut, the largest and most complex plant in our Australian network. This is a critical role with high level exposure internally and could potentially be a great platform for rapid career growth at CHEP. This role reports to the Site Manager and is critical to the success of the plant.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Deliver excellence in safety via a proactive approach to safety management and systems
  • Create a positive, productive and safe working environment
  • Provide leadership, direction, coaching and support to a Leadership Team of 8+ and 120 front line operators for this 24/5 operation
  • Manage costs to achieve budgets and production forecasts via appropriate resourcing and planning
  • Maintain a sound industrial relations culture
  • Implement best practice initiatives and drive continuous improvement processes
  • Maintain quality and customer service standards

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Logistics, Engineering, Business or a related discipline
  • Leadership experience in a fast-paced industrial production or operations environment
  • The leadership capability to drive and motivate a diverse multi-cultural workforce
  • Solid experience in performance management and conflict resolution
  • A commitment to safety, continuous improvement, innovation and change
  • Business planning, budgetary and financial management experience
  • Some exposure to production and maintenance planning, embracing the use of technology. Excel skills.
  • Strong communication and team building skills
  • The ambition to progress into a senior plant leadership role

Preferred Education


Preferred Level of Work Experience

Level has not been specified