Operations Lead


Excellent opportunity to join our Bassendean site team as an Operations Lead and promote frontline leadership to our production & despatch staff.

Bradken is a leading solutions provider and global manufacturer of innovative, custom-engineered products for the resources sector. With a 3000-strong workforce, our ability to adapt and evolve keeps us positioned firmly as global leaders in the wear solutions market for the resources sector.
As an experienced Operations Lead, you will ensure a high level of product quality and customer satisfaction is maintained, meet all specifications and delivery expectations through the leadership of production and despatch staff and processes. 
Using your commercial acumen and customer-centric approach, you will ensure orders are confirmed accurately and liaise with sales on agreed delivery dates and within costs, promoting overall profitability.
With a strategic view on operations, you will establish medium-term operational work plans for the area and use them as a base to allocate resources and schedule work priorities and accountability across the various functions and activities.
Focused on continuous improvement, you will contribute to the operational performance review around financial outcomes/drivers, operational efficiency, compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
You will delegate the improvement action around the procedures and work instructions.
As an inspiring leader, you will foster a work environment and culture with a strong focus on employee engagement, growing capability and reward for operational excellence, process improvement and responsiveness to change.
You will role model and influence a safe work environment, conduct regular safety interactions and audits to ensure safety systems are operating as intended in your area.
Key Technical Criteria:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Metallurgy, Engineering, Foundry industrial technology or a combination of relevant industry experience
  • Metal trade-based education background (pattern making, moulding or similar) preferred 
  • Frontline Leadership experience 
  • Experience working within a heavy manufacturing or foundry environment
  • Extensive experience in a production supervisory position
There is more to this excellent operational leadership role where you can nurture your supervisory skills and also work with a high performing and supportive team.
This role is based in Bassendean, Perth.
If this sounds like your next career move, please apply along with your resume and a brief covering letter highlighting why this should be your next role by close of business 9 April 2021
Why join our team at Bradken? We believe our people are our greatest asset. Keeping our team safe and healthy; physically and mentally has always been our top priority. We encourage and support dynamic and flexible work options to promote a healthy balance and let you get the most out of your time. We offer competitive pay and Total Reward packages. We also recognize and reward our employees for the great outcomes they produce and for living Our Values with local and global programs.
100 years of knowledge and experience behind us, endless opportunities ahead. 
If you have any further questions about the role and would like to chat, you can call Dee Dantuluri on 0499 010 922.
Before commencing employment, you will be required to complete a psychometric assessment and a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.
Bradken is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive, engaging and flexible en­vironment for our people because great things happen when individuals are given the opportunity to bring themselves into their work. All employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.