Manufacturing Manager or Manufacturing Supervisor

Location: Wodonga

Employment Type: Permanate Full-time

Salary Range : Neg. based on skill and experience 

Closing Date: May, 2019

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Our client, a local engineering company is looking for an experience Manufacturing Manager or Manufacturing Supervisor. Reporting directly to the Operations Manger the main purpose of this role is to ensure cost effective manufacturing processes and work flow to meet customer requirements and Quality expectations.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Manage all manufacturing processes and employees.
  • In conjunction with the project team, allocate resources for all works, both manufacture and site.
  • Manage both current and future workload
  • Allocation of labour including management of leave coverage, ensuring the right people and skills for the right task.
  • Management of employees and associated issues in conjunction with the Operations Manager
  • Continually seek out improvement initiatives and productivity improvements
  • As part of the management team, set the example in regards safe working, and reporting all safety concerns or issues.
  • Work closely with Project Managers, Project / Site Supervisors and Leading Hands on job plans, budgets and resourcing.
  • Mentor junior staff, both direct and indirect reports.
  • Be the Escalation Point for manufacturing Leading Hands, tradespeople and apprentices to raise any manufacturing issues.

To be considered for this role you must hold the following qualifications/experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree, trade qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing or fabrication experience.
  • Experience in food, beverage and construction industries.
  • Microsoft Office (i.e.: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects)
  • AutoCAD 2D & 3D – review dimensions and print drawings.
  • Understanding of planning processes.
  • Deputise for other staff members as appropriate.

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team, effectively managing own workload, as well as other junior staff.
  • Maintain strict “confidentiality” of all business information.
  • Ability to lead and coach a team.
  • Effective communication skills (i.e.: verbal, non-verbal, active listening, etc.)
  • Neat and tidy personal presentation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisation and time management.
  • Innovative thinking and able to challenge the status quo.
  • Current drivers licence.
  • Current Forklift licence.
  • Dogman licence.
  • Construction Industry ticket (i.e.: “White Card”)

Salary will be negotiated in line with the successful applicant's level of skill and experience

To discuss this opportunity in further detail or to view a full position description please contact Daryl Webb at Kestrel Recruitment on 0413 884 943 or to apply, click "Apply Now" at the top of the page, referencing Job ID: 2408. Alternatively, please email your application to [email protected]

JOB ID: 2408