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Operations Director

Job Title: Operations Director
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Victoria
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Salary: Eastern suburbs location, work close to home
Start Date: 2020-02-11
Reference: JO-1910-535409
Contact Name: Carly Llorente
Contact Email: carly.llorente@talentinternational.com
Job Published: February 11, 2020 14:15

Job Description

This global IT Product & Solutions company is currently seeking an experienced Operations Director to join their leadership team and successfully lead and deliver the Operational activities for their Australian business.  

Responsibilities & Major functions:
  • Lead and control all operational and planning activities of the business including production, output, quality and quantity, freight and logistics, cost, time available etc
  • Direct and control improvement practices of the business including Lean Manufacturing & Agile, ensure Digitalization and Automation is implemented to align with best practice
  • Control and direct the use of production plant facilities through planning of maintenance, inventory controls, designation of operating hours, technological resources, assets etc
  • Lead the implementation of Lean Manufacturing and Operational Excellence initiatives across all areas of Operations, developing strategy, standard methods, training materials, coaching and mentoring employees 
  • Manage the collection of operational information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts, and operational reports
  • Control activities such as technical support, definition, development, and enhancement of new and existing production applications, software
  • Ensure production equipment and facilities enable products and services to be processed, personalised and dispatched in accordance with SLAs
Skills and experience
  • Experience leading all aspects of Operations including Engineering, Production & Maintenance services
  • Minimum 10+ years management and team leadership experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in Automation and Digitalisation implementations
  • Experience delivering high Quality and Security standards/outcomes
  • Proven experience driving efficiencies in a Production environment
  • Ability to achieve deliverables across a cross-matrix environment (operations, technical, customer service etc.)
  • A strong understanding of production, distribution, and engineering methodology principles including planning, lean manufacturing, six sigma, operating procedures
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise, proactively identify and mitigate risks and proven ability to multi-task
  • Excellent people leadership skills to ensure the team is engaged and aligned with the customer
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal), presentation and report writing skills
To find out more about this exciting new role please contact Carly Llorente on 9236 7704, or apply now to secure an interview.