Job offer // Brisbane - Operations Manager

With the recent expansion of activities and organic growth, PCM Group Australia has an exciting opportunity for a talented individual as Operations Manager based in Brisbane, QLD. This role is for an organized self-motivated individual that thrives on excellence and comes with exceptional PCP skills and experience in an assembly and workshop environment. You would be expected to have the ability to work collaboratively with the management and support teams to achieve the optimum performance in Quality, Cost, Service, and Employee Satisfaction.


The candidate shall manage the operational activities in terms of quantity, quality, times, safety, performance and environment to produce and maintain pumps and components in compliance with budgets validated by the General Management and with a continuous improvement dynamic.

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Key Responsibilities and functions:


  • Supervise and manage local PCP operational activities; including PCP Assembly, Bench Test, Maintenance and Failure Analysis activities.
  • Finance & Cost Controls.
  • Ensure reactive and efficient corrective maintenance of PCP equipment in workshop.
  • Lead the deployment and validation of manufacturing schedules and deployment of the plans to support the sales forecast.
  • Pilot and validate tactical planning through a robust production team by means of analysis, resource development, tools and KPI’s .
  • Ensure the operational flow with follow-up through timely escalations of obstacles, bottlenecks or critical path planning.
  • Define and track action plans.
  • Ensure the completion of the production schedule and workload of the team.
  • Improve resources and manage the efficiencies and changes of programs and skills impacting performance.
  • Improve and communicate the performance of its team using relevant indicators and to put in place action plans if necessary.
  • Drive the processes within the role and the continuous improvements associated within.
  • Develop the skills and versatility of employees according to the requirements of the service and their evolution projects.
  • Develop employees through the valuation of results and the forecasting of jobs and skills.
  • Facilitate technical problems either by assisting operators or by mobilizing the necessary resources.
  • Carry out corrective or continuous improvement actions in collaboration with support services to improve quality, flexibility and productivity.
  • Ensure workshop adopts and maintains 5S principles.
  • Ownership of all quality and non-conformance related issues.
  • Abides with international, local and company’s QHSE standards.
  • Takes part in QHSE meetings and communicates QHSE requirements as and when necessary.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement.


The Candidate:


Education: Bachelor’s degree / College Diploma in Business Management or Engineering.  An equivalent combination of work experience, along with PCP assembly and technical capability will also be considered.

  • 10+ years in Management role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Prior manufacturing knowledge and planning experience strongly preferred.
  • ERP/CRM related experience in a planning capacity.
  • Proven collaborative and participant management skills are essential including experience in building strong teams.
  • Familiarity with process improvement methodologies such as Lean & Six Sigma.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office tools especially Excel.