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Production Manager

Nordon Cylinders - Brendale, QLD

Manufacturing & Industrial
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About Us

Nordon Cylinders is an Australian manufacturer of products such as round-line welded construction hydraulic cylinders, produced in one of the most modern and best equipped cylinder manufacturing facilities. The product range incorporates Australia's widest stock range of high quality cast steel mountings, supported by a market leading catalogue, and client access to 3D modeling.

About the Opportunity

Due to consistent growth across our business, we have an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager to join our high performing team in Brendale. This role will see you responsible for the 24/7 operations including the planning, organising and control of Machine Shop Fabrication and Assembly to ensure components are manufactured efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard.

Your responsibilities in this role will include;

  • Select, manage, lead and motivate the Machine Shop Teams to achieve short and long term objectives
  • Set and achieve annual revenue, gross profit, expense and net profit budgets
  • Develop, communicate and implement plans and objectives for the Machine Shop
  • Ensure production is planned to meet safety stock levels
  • Manage casting, machining, assembly and painting operations in line with the business’s commercial requirements
  • Ensure specifications and quality of finished jobs meet documented standards and customer requirements
  • Maintain Machine Shop plant, equipment and tools to ensure available for production needs
  • Proactively manage suppliers to ensure competitive pricing and fast delivery of components
  • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement in the Machine Shop to optimise quality and efficiency
  • Provide a safe and healthy working environment by compliance with the company’s WHSE Plan and promoting a strong safety culture.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will possess;

  • Min. 5 years’ experience in a Production Management role (ideally within a design, fabrication, manufacturing or hydraulics environment)
  • Strong people and production management experience
  • Mechanical Engineering / Trades Knowledge
  • Ability to read and interpret technical specifications and engineering drawings
  • A demonstrated continuous improvement mindset with experience redesigning workflows
  • Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Effective problem solving, communication, time management and organisational skills
  • Valid Driver’s Licence and a demonstrated safety first mindset.

As a member of the Nordon team, you will enjoy a friendly and dynamic workplace with plenty of challenges and the opportunity for advancement - no two days are the same.

Nordon Cylinders is part of Questas Group, which is private equity backed. With 25 sites and 700+ staff across Australia, we are committed to offering a safe, diverse and fulfilling work environment and offer career opportunities for individuals who share our drive.

If this sounds like the role for you then we would love to hear from you!

Apply today.