Manufacturing Manager - Healey Rd in Dandenong at ITW

Date Posted: 8/25/2019

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Job Description

About this Position
We are seeking a Manufacturing Manager to join the Residential business.  Reporting to the Operations Director, this role is responsible for providing operational leadership to achieve best-in-class performance in all aspects of manufacturing.  This role is accountable for ensuring the safe efficient manufacturing of products to the company’s best practice and quality control guidelines in line with business and customer expectation. This Role will be based in Dandenong.

Some of the Key Responsibilities will Include:

  • Instill a positive safety culture through committed and visible leadership, creating a workforce which engages with safe practice, safe systems and safe behaviour. 
  • Partner with the WHS Co-coordinator to ensure the Safety Management System is implemented and audited for compliance and safety efforts and programs around Risk Management are enhanced and supported.
  • Coach, mentor and develop talent by providing tools and techniques that improve their effectiveness.  
  • Coach and develop team to become consistent practitioners of the ITW Toolbox.
  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice manufacturing vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance. 
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation identify non-value adding activity and ways to eliminate or automate with the intent to simplify, reduce cost and improve quality.
  • Develops and Delivers on the strategic manufacturing plan to continuously improve plant performance across the area of responsibility.
  • Manage all associated budgets including cost-justified capital expense budgets for plant and equipment. 
  • Assures the production of high-quality products to meet demand, produced to quality standards in a safe, highly efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Actively engage in and contribute to the broader MRD management processes.
  • Champion ITW culture & values and drive alignment, lead and coach.

Job Requirements

Selection Criteria:

  • Strong commitment to building Safety and high-performance culture.
  • Exhibits and model ITW’s Leadership Expectations: “strategically positions business to win in markets", deliver results", develops manages talent", and leads “effectively".
  • Working knowledge of WH&S and is personally committed to a positive safety culture
  • Knows how to build & leverage influential relationships across functions/business to deliver results
  • Depth of understanding of financial drivers and levers within a manufacturing environment and can balance delivering operationally and strategically.

About ITW Residential Division

ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company that was founded on innovation and has continually grown on the strength of its customer commitment.  For over 100 years, highly talented people at ITW businesses worldwide consistently drive our success through new products and customer-driven solutions.

The Residential Division is Australia and New Zealand’s leading supplier of fastener products and home to construction solutions across respected brands such as Buildex, Paslode and Pryda.

Applications close 25th September 2019.
We advise that all prospective employees must have an ongoing right to l
ive and work in Australia. Visit to submit your application.