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NSW State Operations Manager

Job no: 502244
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney - South, Sydney - West

  • Ingleburn Location - Leader in Rigid Plastics Packaging & Recycling

  • Thrive in this Fast Paced Environment & Run this business like it is your Own

  • Dynamic & Innovative Team with a Focus on Continuous Improvement, Safety & People

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The Company: 

Visy is a clear market leader in plastics packaging manufacturing in Australasia offering a range of plastic packaging solutions across a range of industries. We have a long history of providing quality, cutting-edge plastics products, and are constantly expanding our product range to meet our client’s needs. Importantly, Visy is committed to sustainability and recycling across our entire business, including our extensive plastics packaging supply chain.

The Opportunity:

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity for a proactive, experienced and passionate Operations Manager to manage, support and empower our talented Visy Plastics team at two Sites situated in Ingleburn.

You love to lead by example and are outcome oriented with a 'can do' attitude. Your flexible and enthusiastic approach will ensure strong leadership and motivation. To be successful, you will have recent management experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment with exposure to driving change.

Reporting to the General Manager, you describe yourself as a dynamic leader who is ready to roll up their sleeves to get dirty while keeping productivity at its peak.  You are safety focused and analytical, with a proven ability to collaboratively lead a team through change management, within a manufacturing environment. You promote and support a continuous improvement culture that fosters results, systems thinking, accountability, professionalism and energy that will ensure your team grow from strength to strength, whilst keeping the business profitable.

Your key areas you will be responsible for include (but not limited to):

  • Managing and proactively promoting a safe working environment for all employees including overseeing all compliance and safety initiatives (HACCP, Safety & Quality)

  • Developing and growing your direct reports to be effective leaders

  • Engage your team to take the journey towards a positive cultural change to uphold Visy’s vision and values

  • Leadership and coordination of the entire manufacturing process, ensuring all products are made to the highest quality whilst achieving (or exceeding) productivity and output KPI’s

  • Managing, achieving set budgets and cost management of daily/weekly/monthly costs

  • Building strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders


What you will bring to the team: 

  • Relevant leadership experience in an Operations or Production/Manufacturing Supervisor role (preferably within the FMCG, Manufacturing or Processing industries)

  • Relevant tertiary and/or trades qualification (desirable)

  • Experienced in leading teams through change and fostering a highly engaged and productive team including performance management

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a focus on safety, continuous improvement/lean manufacturing and quality systems

  • Excellent communication skills and able to build strong relationships

  • Strong P&L experience and commercial acumen to look at ways to sustain and increase business profitability

  • Hands on leader who is self-motivated with energy, passion and a positive mindset 

  • A collaborative approach and being open to doing things a little bit differently  

  • Analytical and strategic mindset with high attention to detail and finding solutions

  • Excellent work ethic and dedicated to succeed to get the job done


When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Carla Treuer on 0499 199 304 for a confidential discussion, or apply now.   

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.


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