Operations Supervisor

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Stramit
  • Location:Knoxfield
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  • Closing Date:23 Dec 2021


Proud to be Australian Made
Our products and people shape homes and communities.  We’re one of Australia’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of roll formed steel building products – and for good reason.

You will see us on the roofs of iconic buildings and stadiums that span the Australian landscape.  Our doors and panels open many commercial and residential builds.  Our commitment is on high quality, custom made installations that put our customers unique needs and aspirations at the heart of all we do.

The Stramit difference
Here at Stramit, we are on a growth journey.  We’re big enough to give you the all the benefits of a national network but small enough to know our customers first name. We get the job done right, every time – no matter how complex. 

Values Based
We know that great people get things done.  Our values guide our decision making, and we know we are all better together.  We believe all injuries are preventable and we never walk past – we speak up and take action.  Our people share ideas and are encouraged to have a go.  We anticipate and create solutions for our customers.  We’re on the lookout for an experienced Purlin Supervisor/Technician.

Key focus & responsibilities
In this pivotal role, you will provide technical expertise, leadership and direction in the operation of the Knoxfield purlin mill. With an overarching drive for ZERO HARM, you will strive for continuous improvement in all facets of the purlin production processes, be customer focussed and house proud. 

The role leads the purlin shift teams in order to meet the requirements of Safety, Customer Service and Business plan objectives. Operating in this safety-first environment, the position will maximise DIFOTIS, quality levels and productivity. The role will involve rotating shift leadership across a 24 hour a day, seven day a week operation.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Drive business safety improvement through leadership on the floor
  • Drive process improvement of purlin machine and associated functions
  • Optimise machine performance and reliability
  • Support and maintain QC for purlin product and ensure compliance
  • Operation in a leadership role on a rotating 24/7 shift basis and build flexible teams to support this. (Flexible Work Arrangements)
What we need you to bring to our team
This is an exciting opportunity for a Operational Professional. You will be a great team player, with a problem solving attitude. You are not afraid to roll your sleeves up to get the job done.  You enjoy making a positive contribution and are a continuous learner.  You are an excellent communicator and thrive on building connections internally and externally.  You can pick up new systems easily and drive key projects around process enhancements.
We are on the lookout for;
  • Trade qualification in related mechanical and/or electrical field
  • Advanced trade or technician qualifications and experience highly desirable.
  • Leadership experience and skills, operating with a diverse workforce
  • Customer focussed and driven 
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Time management skills - Strong focus on completion of objectives within time constraints
  • Team Player, highly Collaborative, supportive of the overall aim of the business 
  • Experience working with MEX (a CMMS program) desirable
  • Experience in the Steel Industry desirable, although experience in other industries is considered 
What is in it for you?
You will be joining an iconic Australian brand that is constantly evolving.  With our grit, determination and relentless pursuit for excellence, we are constantly on the lookout for design and innovation enhancements to improve built landscapes. With a team that blends years of experience with youthful curiosity, we are searching for a team player to build our future together.
We commit to:
  • Empowering you to shape the transformation of our business;
  • Working with you to chase your career aspirations
  • Ongoing education and cross functional collaboration;
  • Diversity & Inclusivity – embracing all backgrounds and ethnicity
So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit to grow an exciting career with Stramit!