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Assembly Plant Manager - Melbourne


Melbourne, Australia


Manufacturing & Production


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The Assembly Plant Manager is responsible for managing all operations of the Australia assembly plant to meet quality, service level, and safety objectives. The role is based in the Melbourne Assembly Plant in Epping and reports to the Asia Pacific Operations Manager. 
In this role, you will be responsible for:
  • Management of all daily operations, including assembly, production planning, warehouse, shipping, equipment & facility maintenance, logistics to customers & carrier performance
  • Optimizing inter-company supply chain and materials management
  • Overseeing quality control, ensure compliance with global guidelines and procedures
  • Overseeing productivity analysis, cost control, resources, lead capacity, and materials planning
  • Generating and implementing strategies to improve service levels, increase productivity and improve efficiency
  • Health and safety of all employees and compliance with local, regional, and international regulations in all facets of the operations
  • Providing meaningful reporting to senior management in a timely and efficient manner
  • Meeting business plan objectives and set performance standards and goals for the team
  • Building High-Performance teams through ongoing performance and skill improvement planning for each individual team member
  • Promoting the Laitram Continuous Improvement culture

The highly qualified candidate will possess:
  • Significant experience in Manufacturing and/or Logistics Management
  • Demonstrated successful management in an international setting, global company
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Operations Management or Engineering
  • Knowledge of global supply chain
  • Strong people management skills, high level of organizational capabilities
  • An ability to set high standards and motivate, coach his/her team members
  • Multi-cultural sensitivity and the ability to communicate effectively across borders and cultures
  • Mechanical aptitude and curiosity
  • Computer literacy, Oracle E-Business Suite