ASX 100 global manufacturer - commercial fertilisers
Leadership role focussing on continuous improvement
Geelong based – Ideal Work/Life Balance lifestyle
Working at Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL) provides the opportunity to progress your career with an industry leader in both the agriculture and mining industries. IPL is an ASX 100 global diversified industrial chemicals company that manufactures and distributes industrial explosives, industrial chemicals and fertilisers.
Our Geelong Operations are located 80km south of Melbourne, Victoria. The site employs approximately 50 personnel with its major activity being manufacturing Single Super Phosphate (SSP) for use in the local pasture market and distribution to other facilities along the Eastern sea board of Australia and Tasmania. A full range of bulk solid fertilisers are also blended and distributed at these sites. The site is capable of producing over 250,000 tonnes of fertiliser each year.
Reporting to the Geelong Maintenance & Reliability Manager this role will see you provide leadership to the maintenance team that are responsible for planned and unplanned maintenance activities. On a daily basis your team will focus on tasks that are aligned with maintenance plans in the areas of safety & health, environment, production, cost, continuous improvement, quality, customer satisfaction and labour relations. Other key responsibilities will include:
- Manage the execution, coordination and scheduling of Maintenance Department Personnel work hours in regard to meeting production needs and goals
- Trouble-shoot on major stoppages of plant where technician require assistance of someone with more technical expertise.
- Supervise the day-to-day activities associated to the Maintenance of equipment in the operation area.
- Provide leadership to assigned resources to ensure that environment, health and safety are the first priority of the business.
To be successful in this role you will have a passion for driving continuous improvement through the successful implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles. You will be recognised for your well-developed leadership and communication skills as well as:
- Tertiary qualification in engineering.
- Experience in a similar manufacturing industry heavy industry environment
- Advanced knowledge in computerised maintenance systems preferable SAP
- Familiar with Lean Manufacturing and or Six Sigma tools and techniques.
This is a great opportunity for candidates with a proven maintenance backgrounds in chemical plant operations/heavy industry to join the business. We believe our people are our most valuable asset and encourage those that show the ability and desire to grow. We place great importance on fostering training and development at all levels and believe in providing a clear career path for all our staff.
By way of reward, you will be offered a competitive salary along with the chance to join a diverse ASX 100 company, operating in different locations and sectors and an opportunity to join a forward thinking organisation and contribute to its future.
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At the heart of Incitec Pivot’s culture is business excellence and we seek like-minded individuals who treat the business as their own and who strive to challenge and improve the status quo, focusing on improving productivity whilst maintaining zero harm for everyone, everywhere.
The culture of safety is paramount and you will play an integral part in promoting Health Safety & Environment (HSE) procedures to ensure Zero Harm at all times. You will also be familiar with modern safety practices as well as have the ability to pass a pre-employment medical assessment (including a drug and alcohol screen).
We support diversity in the workplace; women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a multicultural background are strongly encouraged to apply.
Incitec Pivot Limited is a proud member of the Diversity Council of Australia and Male Champions of Change, and holds a State Chair position on the National Association of Women in Operations.