Operations Manager (Manufacturing)

Job Title: Operations Manager (Manufacturing)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Salary $120K + super
Reference: 317334
Contact Name: Seth Hinkley
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2020 17:32

Job Description

  • Salary $120K + Super
  • Drive the operational strategy driving innovation & continuous improvement
  • Award winning lightweight building & construction products
  • Southern suburbs location


Known for engineering and manufacturing innovative, award winning lightweight building & construction products our client is an Australian business success story. In operation for 15+ years, their continued R&D focus has produced a steady flow of new products for both residential and commercial construction from their Southern Suburbs plant.

An opportunity is now available as Operations Manager Manufacturing to lead the manufacturing, planning, procurement & distribution function, driving a culture of continuous improvement in an already well functioning team.
  • Work with the Operations Director to achieve the organisational growth objectives
  • Lead a team of 5 direct reports (2 x Production, 1 x Factory Foreman, 1 x Inventory, 1 x Despatch Manager), total team of 25, with growth to come
  • One main manufacturing & warehousing site, with a newly opened Melbourne DC
  • Oversee daily production schedules, monitor quality & efficiencies
  • Management of inventory & stock levels in line with demand planning to allow volume & sales target achievement
  • Developing great relationships & negotiating with suppliers to maximise gross margin targets
  • Advise on capital improvement needed to increase productivity


To secure this role you will need to be able to work within a highly collaborative, innovative, service focused & hands on environment. Also required are the following
  • Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • People focused, with the ability to motivate and develop engaged, efficient teams
  • Experience in planning, purchasing/materials procurement & understanding of distribution
  • Great communication and relationship building skills
On offer is a great culture, great people, a leading Australian manufacturer who is expanding and growing, Southern Suburbs location, stability and a challenging & rewarding role. Don’t delay Apply NOW!

To apply please send your CV via the "Apply NOW" button below or to Seth Hinkley on or call 02 9126 8404. Operations Manager