Site Manager – Surface Coatings (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Excellent Opportunity – Further your Career Within a Multinational
  • Design, Develop, Implement – Then Reap the Rewards
  • Leadership and Management – the Key to Success



Our client is a Global Player in the Surface Coatings Industry that continues to focus on innovation to drive profitability and excellence in the marketplace. They want to create an environment that will be the envy of others. The Company is committed to developing products and technologies that meet the ever changing demands of customers whilst meeting the sustainability requirements of society and the environment.



Focus on Results – Drive Change – Promote Teamwork – Build Trust & Respect – Understand Market & Customer Perspective!

To continue their journey of being a leader in their field, our client requires a Site Manager who thrives on autonomy and responsibility to provide strategic direction to all operational activities of this facility.

Ensuring the requirements of the site are met, you will lead major change programs to deliver continuous improvement in levels of EH&S, business efficiencies, product quality, people development and customer service.

Whilst maintaining a strong, inclusive cultural perspective, you will drive the implementation of projects capitalising on Lean Process techniques.

This role will report to the Director of Operations, ANZ.



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

  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering or related discipline with at least several years in an industrial / production based role at the managerial level
  • Ability to manage a complex manufacturing site whilst driving performance improvement
  • Demonstrated experience in managing change from the technical as well as the cultural perspective whilst meeting budgets and timelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as you will be dealing with a diverse group of people from a unionised shop floor through to senior business managers. Being able to adapt to the level of those that you are dealing with will be crucial
  • Experience with lean initiatives such as 5S, Visual Factory and Continuous Improvement
  • Be able to demonstrate good team leadership and mentoring skills to motivate and develop others. To accompany this you will need to demonstrate your lateral thinking and problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills to manage a range of tasks and responsibilities
  • Exceptional communication skills to ensure change projects and their benefits are clearly understood and owned throughout the site
  • Proven ability to communicate and share information
  • A working knowledge of warehouse management software packages would be advantageous

This is an opportunity for someone that wants to be challenged by what they do. The aim is for you to create an environment that others will want to follow.



To accept this rare opportunity, please submit a targeted resume accompanied by a Letter of Application addressing the above selection criteria by using the “Apply Now” button below. To have a strictly confidential discussion about this role, please call Helen or Mark on +61 3 9516 0100 during office hours or on +61 438 620 434 after hours.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. If on this you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and you will be contacted for other roles.