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Automation Solutions Manager - ANZ

Job no: 503348
Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne - North

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 Opportunity:

Visy Automation specialise in machinery for the automation of carton and tray packaging processes, flexible robot based packaging solutions, special purpose machines and complete turnkey packaging lines.

We are looking for a strategic and innovative leader to manage our Projects & Controls team, with a focus on design and implementation of new engineering solutions to current & future markets.

The Role:

Reporting directly to the General Manager of Automation, and working closely with the National Sales and Service teams, you will maintain and grow our equipment solutions with a commercial focus on new product development.

This will include delivery of equipment upgrades/improvements, replacements and other solutions that lead to additional market penetration. An extremely strong focus will be required in project management, and in developing and managing client relationships with current and new customers.   

Further to this, your key objectives will be to:

  • Implement the National Solutions strategy for growth of current and new markets.
  • Produce clear and detailed project timelines, to manage work assignments ensuring a strong adherence to agreed project schedules.
  • Execute projects that are technically sound, on time, on budget and delivered safely.
  • Coach and mentor team members and partners in making correct decisions to resolve project issues with minimum impact to the business, the project and the customer relationship.
  • Develop continuous improvement initiatives and strategies to improve project execution performance.

Qualifications & experience you will bring to the team:

  • Engineering degree within a relevant field.
  • 10 years + Project Delivery / Management experience.
  • Proven track record of managing complex projects within the Automotive, FMCG, Packaging or Robotics industries.
  • Demonstrated experience in building outcome driven, results orientated and motivated teams.
  • Strong commercial awareness and ability to clearly and accurately define projects scope. 
  • Experience in contract writing and responding to tenders highly regarded.

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 apply now, or welcome to contact Sarah Cranby on 0499 995 174 if any further questions.

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.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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