Production Manager

We are seeking a high calibre Operations Manager for our manufacturing workshop with the necessary skills to plan, organise and streamline our manufacturing process. The ideal applicant will be results driven and a self-starter who shows a strong work ethic. 

This is a hands-on role requiring someone with a diverse range of skills with the desire and ability to continually enhance the performance of a small team of production staff.

The Company

Landaco Equipment is a leading Australian owned manufacturer of fertiliser spreaders based in Wagga Wagga. The company prides itself on being a family run Australian owned agricultural manufacturer who provides a high level of service to our customers and who has the confidence in our market to continually invest in the development and growth of our business. 


  • National manufacturing company. 
  • Expanding agribusiness.
  • Exciting opportunity.


The Role

Reporting to the General Manager, the key duties include:

  • Plan, oversee and drive the production process.
  • Liaise with the Sales Manager and management in relation to the forecast sales orders to determine the production requirements and then formulate and drive the production schedule accordingly.
  • A strong and ongoing focus on driving costs down and increasing production efficiencies in line with lean manufacturing principles.
  • Implement and manage a comprehensive KPI reporting and monitoring system for production and the production team.
  • Ensure all jobs are completed on time, on budget and to the required standard.
  • Manage and implement appropriate inventory control systems.
  • Effectively manage, motivate and oversee the welfare of the production staff.
  • Implement and drive continuous improvement activities including the quality control systems.
  • Achieve business targets including stock levels, COGS, financial budgets, timeframes and providing monthly reports to management.
  • Respond to technical queries from new and existing customers in a timely and professional manner. 


You

The successful applicant will possess some or all of the following attributes, skills and qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of related manufacturing experience.
  • Proven experience in leadership, stock control, planning and employee relations.
  • Responds and works well under pressure.
  • Able to effectively manage staff and exercise decision making skills in order to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity, experience and commitment to lean manufacturing principles.
  • Sound written and oral communication skills.
  • Reasonable computer skills with appropriate proficiency in Outlook and Word as well as strong Excel knowledge and experience.
  • A current car driver’s licence is essential. A forklift licence is desirable.
  • Adherence to the company’s safety protocols.
  • Possess a vibrant, positive attitude and a willingness to roll your sleeves up to get the job done.
  • Able to prioritise and multitask.
  • Able to perform your role independently.


Remuneration and Conditions

A competitive salary is available to the successful applicant. 

The position offered is a full time role, Monday to Friday. Applicants must be capable of working in a workshop environment.




To Apply

If you believe that this job is for you and that you are the ideal candidate, please apply by emailing your resume and application to [email protected] Phone 02 6931 9888 if you have any questions. 

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