Head of Operations

•      Opportunity to really put your stamp on a $40m turnover manufacturing site

•      3 business units on site, next day delivery, market leader in steel products

•      Report to the Group GM and own the manufacturing footprint of the business

Client Details

The business is an Australian Owned success story manufacturing a range of structural steel products delivering into trades and home builders. After a recent major expansion the business requires a Head Of Operations (Manufacturing) to drive efficiencies, reduce waste and implement effective production and process planning.


Reporting into the Group General Manager; the Head Of Operations will control all site operations covering production and manufacturing, processing, transport and warehousing. You will create and deliver world class steel products and specifically will:

-Manage the team of 70 in production and logistics across the 3 business units on site
-Manage, lead and direct the 5 Management reports
-Drive a true safety and continuous improvement culture (along with all associated man management)
-Ensure accurate production planning and scheduling, focus on inventory on site and right first time production
-Devise and implement waste reduction programs and identify areas of opportunity regards increasing output


You are a proven Head Of Operations (manufacturing), Branch or State Manager with your experience gained from a metals or building product manufacturing environment. FMCG skill sets will also be considered provided you have an Engineering (Process related) Degree and a hands on approach to people and problem solving. You will have grown from the shop floor up and be able to evidence having held the P&L account for a fast paced manufacturing business. You will have managed at least 50 staff in operations and have implemented CI And waste reduction programs. You will hold particular expertise with accurate materials and production planning and be able to evidence implementing best class process.

Job Offer

Market Leading Salary + Super to attract the best 


Matthew Walker, Associate Partner- click APPLY NOW or email