Factory Manager

Work for a market leader!

Com-Al Windows Pty Ltd, based in Perth, Western Australia is a highly successful market leader in the field of commercial bespoke aluminium windows and glazing.

Com-Al Windows has operated in the West Australian market for over 50 years and employs over 50 people. Our specialty is complex bespoke commercial facades including curtain walls and glazed faade systems.


About the role

We are seeking an experienced commercial aluminium Factory Manager to join our team.  You will need to have been or still be in a management position of a similar nature. You will need excellent communication skills, organised in procedures and principles with a passion for the industry.  As Factory Manager, you will be responsible for all production operations both in the aluminium and glazing divisions overseeing that works are compliant and built to the highest QA standards while maintaining project deadlines and ensuring work place safety is maintained.  You will be required to manage an internal reporting and bar code recording system as the factory assigned works are managed on a paperless system.  You will be responsible for the fabrication and manufacturing outcomes of bespoke aluminium joinery for multiple projects at any one time with each project having a Project Manager assigned that you will need to liaise with.  You will oversee the glazing division with the glazing outcomes being managed by a sectional supervisor.  You will need to have knowledge of current OH&S regulations and standards.   

The Factory Manager needs to be hands on as required, while maintaining a professional management approach reporting to the Operations Manager and Managing Director.

You need to be reliable, honest, punctual, hardworking, well presented and mannered, solution focused, committed, passionate about the industry while also being fit and healthy.


Skills and Experience

  • Proven employment history in a similar management role
  • Must have minimum 10 years experience in the fabrication and installation of commercial aluminium windows with vast knowledge and experience in window assemblies and glazing methods
  • Proven ability to lead, coach, influence and motivate a multi-cultural work force of up to 25 personnel 
  • OH&S knowledge of current regulations and standards with minimum 5 years experience
  • Maintain a strong safety focus
  • Ability to understand CNC machining processes
  • Ability to read and interpret production / set out / planning paperwork
  • Understand glazing code (AS1288) and have glass installation knowledge
  • Broad knowledge of Capral Alspec Reynaers commercial window/door systems
  • Extensive knowledge of fabrication assemblies and machining processes  
  • Extensive knowledge of door hardware systems and compatibilities
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality, ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and be self-motivated
  • Knowledge and use of problem-solving methodologies
  • Lead and co-ordinate continuous improvement activities
  • Excellent communication skills and computer skills including MS Suite
  • Reinforcing the companys practices and principles
  • Ability to engage and motivate team members with a hands-on leadership approach
  • Meet and exceed agreed output targets on a monthly and annual basis
  • Establish strong working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Forklift Ticket desirable
  • Australian Drivers Licence C Class
  • MUST be residing in Western Australia
  • MUST be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian Citizen
  • NON Australian Citizen or Permanent Residents NO NEED TO APPLY


To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter, minimum 2 pages, outlining your skills and experience and how they would complement the role requirements while describing your achievements as a Manager in a similar role and how your skills can benefit the company.  Also, a recent copy of your resume will be required showing the last 15 years employment history to:

22/06/2020 $0 Perth 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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