process improvement manager - manufacturing in Parramatta

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location
Parramatta, New South Wales
job type
Permanent
reference number
90M0306186_1496033716
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job description

Process Improvement Engineer – Manufacturer

Our client is a leading family-owned manufacturing business that is currently engaged in a period of exciting, future-focused change. The business comprises a production facility in the western suburbs supplying to a national network.

The owners want to take this long-established business to the next level and a key part of the strategy is to engage a high-performing and energetic Process Improvement Engineer to join the leadership team and work collaboratively with the CEO and his team of high caliber professionals.

The responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in the developing and implementing of the Factory Optimisation Plan
  • Monitoring budgets and operational metrics
  • Managing and coaching the following functions: Service, Warehouse & Production with 5 direct reports
  • Ensuring a smooth and efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of our valued customers
  • Ensuring that all items are manufactured in a correct, cost effective and timely manner in alignment with specifications and quality requirements
  • Improving operational management systems, processes and best practices that guarantee organisational well-being
  • Perform quality controls and monitor production KPI’s
  • Recruit, train, supervise and appraise human resources
  • Cater to clients’ or personnel’s concerns
  • Improve operational systems, processes and best practices that guarantee organisational well-being
  • Purchase materials, plan inventory and ensure warehouse efficiency
  • Contribute towards the achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives
  • Examine financial data/statements and use them to improve profitability
  • Accountability for budgets and performance targets

To be successful in this “hands-on” role you will possess:

  • A minimum of 5-years practical experience as operations manager
  • Formal engineering and/or trade qualifications
  • Excellent written & verbal communication
  • Proficiency in all Office applications
  • Leadership skills – a tough love leader
  • Analytical and smart problem solving skills of a high order
  • ERP/MRP implementation experience (desirable)
  • Outstanding results in prior roles

Personal Attributes:

  • Can-do attitude
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Coachability – open to feedback
  • Practical, hands-on and prepared to get things done
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Appreciation for camping & the great outdoors
  • Physically fit
  • Self-starter and finisher
  • Commonsense
  • Cost conscious

This is an outstanding opportunity to get in at the ground level and really make the role your own.

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