Plant Manager

Location: Walla Walla, NSW
Employment Basis: Full Time

The KOTZUR GROUP is a market leading engineering/fabrication business with about 130 employees based in Walla Walla NSW (30 minute drive from Albury) and 50 employees based in Toowoomba QLD.  With clientele from all over Australia and overseas, we specialise in the provision of bulk solids storage and handling facilities for the agricultural, industrial and commercial sectors.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Plant Manager to oversee operations in our Walla Walla factory.

The Plant Manager is responsible for achieving the Company’s objective of producing timely, cost effective and quality product outcomes in a safe and effective manner. Key accountabilities will include leading and managing the Production, Maintenance Assets and Continuous Improvement, and Production Control and Procurement teams. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will cultivate and maintain a work environment aligned with The Kotzur Way – respect, fairness, integrity, care, prudence and innovation.

The Plant Manager is a key member of the leadership team and is expected to proactively contribute to the business strategy and the culture of accountability within the group in achieving superior business outcomes.

The Plant Manager will be responsible for driving innovative production practices and the execution of initiatives that improve quality and productivity in the manufacturing environment. This will include working closely with the Continuous Improvement Team to identify efficiencies and drive LEAN outcomes.

The successful candidate will ideally hold tertiary and/or trade qualifications in engineering or industrial technology or another relevant field as well as possessing at least five years experience in a similar role in a medium sized manufacturing environment.

An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

For a copy of the Position Description, please contact Raquel on 02 6029 4700 or rxo@kotzur.com

Please address these questions in your application:

  1. Do you have full work rights in Australia?
  2. Do you agree to a police check and pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol test
  3. Do you have the relevant trade and/or tertiary qualifications
  4. Do you have at least 5 years experience in a similar role in a medium sized manufacturing business?
  5. Do you have demonstrated experience overseeing LEAN and/or continuous improvement initiatives?

Applications listing a minimum of two recent professional referees should be made via the Seek website.

Kotzur is an equal opportunity employer.