Production Manager

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Pipeline Products
  • Location:Cairns
  • Job Reference:iplex21289
  • Closing Date:01 Aug 2021


Rocla provides a uniquely comprehensive range of innovative engineered solutions for stormwater piping, pits, headwalls and Box Culverts, sewerage piping and access systems, irrigation, stormwater detention and treatment, rainwater harvesting, water storage, bridging and earth retention, as well as concrete poles, building columns, boardwalks and railway sleepers.

About the role

A rare opportunity to provide production operations leadership and direction across our precast concrete manufacturing site in Cairns, QLD. Reporting into the Operations Manager - Cairns, you will lead all aspects of production delivery at the Cairns site, with a strong priority for safety and quality.

You will build strong relationships with planning, sales and customer service to drive and deliver regional EBIT targets and improved business performance.  As part of the manufacturing leadership team you will be a supportive mentor and coach, driving your teams to achieve manufacturing excellence. 

Your responsibilities will include:

Lead on all aspects of safety setting and upholding the highest standards with the target of zero harm.

Develop high levels of engagement and teamwork within the operational team. 

Lead the production team to deliver the annual budget, operational KPI’s and efficiency initiatives.

What will you bring? 

Demonstrated practical experience and understanding of pre-cast/pre-stressed concrete manufacturing. 

Extensive and demonstrated experience managing medium sized (50-80) production teams 

Excellent leadership skills with a passion for developing your teams and promoting a positive culture where success is recognised and development encouraged.

Proven experience of delivering improvements in a manufacturing or related environment 

A technical background is required and an engineering qualification e.g. Civil/Mechanical is preferable.