Leading Hand

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Stramit
  • Location:Parkhurst
  • Job Reference:SBP/10032395
  • Closing Date:07 Feb 2020


The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Leading Hand to join us at our Rockhampton manufacturing site.

Reporting to the Production Manager you will lead the production team to meet the requirements of safety, customer service and business objectives. You will work in an environment that promotes continuous improvement, professionalism and innovation to maximise profit and efficiency.

In this role, you will be accountable for your team’s ability to meet production goals and manage production consumables both replenishment and usage. You will conduct daily toolbox meeting ensuring all employees are informed about relevant issues in improving Delivery In Full On-Time performance.

You will identify production requirements for both the present shift and forward plan future upcoming days work required ensuring we can meet demand and targets, you will plan and deploy your staffing resources to fulfil required manufacturing quotas successfully. 

Regular work hours for this role is from 6 am to 2.02 pm with some flexibility required depending on production demand.

About You

To be successful in this role you will possess a strong customer-focused attitude with the following skills and experience:
  • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills in a manufacturing or production line environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and proficient in basic software applications 
  • Strong understanding of WHS with a pro-active approach to safety
  • Experience in goal setting, KPI setting and managing the day to day work for your team
  • Experience in logistics, loading trucks and chain of responsibility requirements
  • Experience in using ERP software and production reporting
  • A current High-Risk Forklift ticket

About Us

Stramit Building Products is a leading Australian manufacturer of steel building products including roofing, walling, gutters and fascia, purlins, flooring, structural formwork and roller doors. Stramit also owns three distribution and franchise businesses in the pre-engineered building market including Fair Dinkum Sheds, ShedBoss, and SOL Home Improvements. 

Together, we are part of the Fletcher Building Group. Our Australian division employs over 5,500 people across manufacturing, distribution, sales and retail sites across Australia. We understand that our people are our greatest asset and as we continue to invest in building engaged and effective teams who deliver great results for our customers, we are guided by our five core values - customer leading, play fair, better every day, be bold, and better together.

If you want to work within a collaborative, results-focused environment with a strong team spirit, and you have the above experience, please apply today! We offer a supportive working environment and a great career development platform, both within Stramit and across the wider Fletcher Building Group.

Apply today!