Operations Manager (The position has been filled)
Australia, Western Australia
Full Time
  • Manage Manufacturing of all Products for WA Production Site
  • Promote Safe and Effective Working Environment
  • Provide Leadership to WA Production Team



Our client is one of New Zealand’s and Australia’s largest FMCG, manufacturing and distribution companies. Part of a global organisation, their cleaning and hygiene product range is diverse and services the Food and Beverage, Hospitality and Institutional Healthcare Industries. Our client has multiple manufacturing and distribution center locations nationally and they service customers across Australia, New Zealand and Thailand.



Reporting to the Operations and Supply Chain Director this full-time position is based in the Fremantle area, WA.

The person required for this role will manage day to day operations of the manufacturing plant, including production staff, QC, maintenance and warehouse staff.  Ideally, we are looking for someone with a minimum of ten years’ direct operations management experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Day to day management with running of manufacturing lines including coordination of production, staff and materials
  • Adherence to production plan
  • Maintaining and promoting safe working environment at all time at the highest level
  • Being the first point of contact for any plant related issues, including maintenance,  reliability and efficiency
  • Provide the highest standard of product quality by ensuring production follows the formulation, standard operating procedure, and QC checks in place per the Quality Management System and GMP
  • Regular collaboration with warehouse staff and procurement to ensure synergy to the overall business
  • Set up and maintain KPI’s to measure and achieve performance across safety, manufacturing efficiency, product delivery,  quality of product and conversion costs

You must have proven experienced in manufacturing, have a strong safety focus and be decisive to ensure all concerns are addressed appropriately.



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing management role
  • A detailed understanding of manufacturing processing plant and equipment
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in managing production teams across different functions of operations
  • Experience with implementation of safety models and maintenance of safe working environment is a must.
  • Proven ability to stop unsafe work practice and implement correct safety practices across the facility
  • Experience with correct use, disposal and storage of Hazardous and Dangerous Good chemicals.
  • Whilst formal qualifications are not mandatory, tertiary education in Engineering, Chemistry or similar will be well regarded
  • Proven leadership skills and people management skills with emphasis on product quality and safety



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call Jo on 0411197171 or on 03 9516 0100 during office hours. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates.  Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you will be contacted for other roles.