Operations Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
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  • Business Group:Iplex AU
  • Location:Thurgoona
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  • Closing Date:03 Dec 2021


At Iplex “We Know Water” – Our vision is to solve Australia’s water challenges by partnering with our customers and communities to provide safe, secure and innovative water solutions, today and into the future.


We are looking for an Operations Manager to lead all aspects of our manufacturing facility in Albury (NSW). This is an opportunity to be part of a business that is on a growth trajectory, leading a very committed team in this regional location as well as collaborating with amazing employees in a business that sees service and supply excellence as an essential part of our offering now and in the future.

This key role will be responsible for leading the team in Albury across all aspects of safety, quality, sustainability, production, maintenance, and distribution and executing on our plan to achieve an excellent customer experience inline with our successful strategy.

The role requires an experienced Operations Manager with demonstrated experience in leading large 24/7 operational facilities delivering all aspects of a balanced scorecard inline with strong values linked to how we achieve results in an inclusive and supportive culture.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the entire operational team at our Albury facility
  • Alignment to Fletcher Building company values and a total commitment to health and safety
  • Ensure a positive safety culture and safe work environment for all
  • Deliver high quality products to our customers on time and in full
  • Managing the site production and distribution budgets to ensure a low cost and efficient operation
  • Identify and drive measurable efficiency improvement opportunities


To be successful you need to be an energetic and values-driven leader who can influence across all levels of the organisation in an engaging and collaborative manner. In addition, you will:

  • Bring demonstrated operational experience from a manufacturing and distribution environment (essential)
  • Be comfortable working at both an operational site level and also delivering larger initiatives as part of an extended leadership team
  • Hold appropriate professional qualifications (diploma, degree, post grad) coupled with substantial experience in a similar operational role
  • Have strong communication and influencing skills as well being an empathetic leader
  • Be a strong team player with a history of delivering results in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Have extensive experience in effective delivery of a balanced scorecard and ensuring it is always done inline with our company values