Managing all aspects of this commercial grade switchboard manufacturing business, this role requires a skilled, professional, and focused individual who has gained a wealth of experience, ideally in the electrical switchboard/engineering sector, although management experience gained in other manufacturing environments may also be considered.

As a HANDS-ON CHANGE MANAGER, you will be able to manage existing workload as well as being instrumental in developing products and being a master of lean manufacturing. You will lead the team into a new way of thinking, to meet the demanding nature of a switchboard business that delivers to clients in the industrial, mining, resources, manufacturing, and commercial sectors.

We are looking for an individual with the following skills:

  • Change Manager with a can do' attitude coupled with proven people management skills
  • Strong ability and proven history in the lean manufacturing space
  • Profit and loss accountabilities and budget management to ensure sustainable profit for the cost centre
  • Business development - externally and internally
  • Attend and be a key player in regular strategic and executive meetings
  • Management of materials including planning, negotiating, and purchasing duties to ensure ongoing cost efficiencies
  • HR duties including the management of recruitment, training and OHS requirements
  • Project forecasting and regular reporting thereof
  • Strong negation action skills
  • Good head for future proofing the business through product development
  • Develop and ensure sound customer and supplier relationships

To be considered for the role it is ESSENTIAL you have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience working in a senior managerial position gained while working within the electrical industry sector (ideally switchboards, but similar experience gained in manufacturing (heavy industrial sector), may also be considered
  • Previous experience as an electrician/electrical engineer in relation to switchboards is preferred
  • Proven experience and a great aptitude for business development and commercial negotiation, ideally gained within the electrical/engineering field
  • An understanding/experience of lean manufacturing/lean production/lean engineering' principles
  • Proven success in the management, motivation, and development of teams

Want to relocate to Adelaide, one of Australia's most liveable cities? Interstate applicants with relevant experience can also be considered for this rare opportunity.

To apply for this position please select the Apply Now button and forward your resume in MS Word format only. For a confidential chat about the opportunity, please call Gillian Morrell on 0432 189 475.

PLEASE NOTE - To be considered for this position applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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