Area Operations Manager - Footscray

Location: Australia
Job Type: Full time
Reference: DF000259
  • Based at our Footscray Plant
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Night shift hours

Holcim has been servicing the infrastructure, construction and mining industries for more than 110 years and employs over 3,000 staff across 300 sites.

Part of the world's largest construction materials Company, LafargeHolcim, Holcim is leading supplier of concrete, aggregates and precast products.

Why join Holcim?

As part of a global company, Holcim offers long term career paths along with a variety of training and development opportunities.

Holcim is proud to be an industry leader in safety and environmental sustainability as well as being committed to being a good member of the communities we live and work in.

  • Based at our Footscray Plant
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Day to Night shift hours 

About the role

The Area Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the safe production and maintenance for multiple concrete plants in the region whilst achieving safety targets through the implementation of Holcim SHE Management System, standards and objectives across the region.

Reporting to the Melbourne Concrete Manager, you will be an integral member of the management team. The position will predominantly be based at the Holcim's Footscray plant however you will be required to travel to other sites in your region under your responsibility, the role with initially be a day shift then move into a night shift role. 

Responsibilities include

  • Achieving safety targets and ensuring acceptance and implementation of Holcim SHE Management System, standards and objectives across the region.
  • Developing a positive business culture through the demonstration and driving of targeted safety behaviours.
  • Ensuring all operations in the region comply with legal and environmental requirements including EPA license conditions.
  • Day to day management of operations across multiple plants - ensuring desired production levels are reached.
  • Operational improvement.
  • Profit and loss responsibility across your designated region.
  • Planning, budgeting and reporting across the region.
  • Ensuring all new and existing customer requirements are met.
  • Maintaining a high level of plant and fleet presentation / housekeeping.

About you

You're an established Operations Manager with a record of positive leadership across safety, operations and management.

You must be able to adapt to changing working environments and be able to make decisions under pressure.  

Other attributes we are interested to see include:

  • Demonstrated experience in a broad range of areas including production, cost management and business planning, people and contractor management.
  • A strong commitment to safety.
  • SAP and Command/Eagle Concrete software knowledge.
  • A commitment to providing excellent customer service.
  • Significant experience in the concrete industry will be a definite advantage.

Why join Holcim Australia?

  • We invest in the development of our people, providing great careers within the company both locally and globally. 
  • We have a great culture and people stay on average 8 years, with moves to new roles within the organisation occurring on average every 2-3 years. 
  • We are dedicated to being a good member of the communities we live and work in.
  • We are an organisation focussed on best practice across all parts of the business, and so we lead the industry in Safety Management, Environmental Sustainability, Sales Force effectiveness, and Operational efficiency

Find out where Holcim can take your career by applying today.