Operations Manager

About the Company

Earthtrack Group is a leading supplier of manufactured lighting and solar solutions to mining and industrial customers across Australia.  As an ISO9001 Quality Accredited company, our focus is on delivering reliable, safe and high-performance products.


About the Role

A full-time position is available for an Operations Manager to join our team at our Forrestdale branch, reporting to the CEO.  


In your new role, you will:

  • Be in the drivers seat, managing the day-to-day operations and make decisions that impact on overall business performance to achieve DIFOT.
  • Timely updates to Management covering current or forecast production, as well as your ideas for capital expenditure or improvements.
  • Maintain production schedules and department work sheet allocations.
  • Work on lean principles to reduce waste and improve efficiencies, safety and workflow.
  • Work with sales and supply staff to ensure realistic production lead times, customer satisfaction and transport.
  • Supervise, coach and mentor workshop employees to improve their capabilities and communicate Earthtrack core values.
  • Manage the quality control of production and plant maintenance as well as administration duties including weekly Toolbox meetings.
  • Manage and lead safety to achieve a goal of zero harm and taking part in OH&S meetings.
  • Perform additional work as requested by your Manager from time to time.


Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in manufacturing or warehousing at a supervisory level;
  • Engineering or technical qualification is advantageous;
  • Working knowledge of Australian manufacturing rules and legislation;
  • Some experience with lean manufacturing techniques and ISO9001 Quality Systems is preferred; 
  • Excellent communication skills to confidently liaise with team members, management, suppliers and other external parties;
  • Proven leadership capabilities at all levels and building a cohesive and harmonious work environment, with appropriate discipline in place;
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and energetic nature, with strong organisation skills;
  • High attention to detail, focus on customer service, problem solving and mechanical/technical aptitude; 
  • High level of computer literacy; and
  • Strong commitment to and understanding of OH&S regulations.



On offer:

Salary package is on offer plus Superannuation, phone allowance, laptop and incentive program.


Earthtrack is growing fast due to our focus on assisting customers switch to renewables and highly energy efficient lighting options.  This means great ongoing career development opportunities for the right candidate. 



Australian residency or working Australia permits.

Current Australian drivers license.

09/11/2020 $0 Perth 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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