Operations / R & D Manager - Product and Process Manufacturing
Unique product and installation processes, Dedicated team of experienced professionals, Globally recognised organisation and services.
Based in Adelaide Sekisui Rib Loc Australia Pty Ltd is part of the global network of Sekisui Chemicals Co.Ltd. We pride ourselves in the provision of superior pipe rehabilitation technologies, combined with technical support of our customers throughout Australia and the world.
Ongoing demands have given rise to this exceptional opportunity of Operations / R&D Manager to join the professional team of Sekisui Rib Loc Australia Pty Ltd and provide rapid development of new technologies & efficient technical client support to foster business growth in existing & new market segments of its exclusive Australian licensee and major overseas clients.
You will be:
Responsible for the achievement of product and process development projects as identified through market research and ongoing contact with Sekisui international subsidiary companies and clients
Ensure operational client support through management of training teams who instruct and deliver hands on training in the application of the SPR technologies and other associated client services
Provide strong leadership and manage activities of all assigned project team members including supervision, training and performance management as needed
Maintain regular and effective communication with customers and internal stakeholders requiring some national & international travel
Efficiently report on projects, maintain records and control budgets assigned to each project including timelines and practical outcomes
Ensure products and processes are developed to reduce overall install costs of SPR rehabilitation technologies
To be successful in this role you will:
Be degree qualified Engineer /Project Manager with a focus on Mechanical and/or Industrial Processes set in manufacturing industry
Exhibit well rounded management skills with a hands-on collaborative and outcome-focused approach
Demonstrate analytical thinking with high initiative in troubleshooting and problem-solving capabilities
Be commercially savvy, strategic thinker who is also organised & diligent with a sense of urgency to deliver the desired outcomes
Possess exceptional interpersonal communication & computer skills, firm belief in necessary outcomes, yet approachable and commanding respect
Be physically fit and able to work in confined spaces (sewer systems)
For the right individual, this is a career opportunity, where you will be rewarded not only with excellent remuneration but with a close-knit team and supportive, empowering and trusting management
Thank you for your application
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