Engineering Operations Manager

Job Title: Engineering Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Other Locations
Salary: Attractive Remuneration Package
Reference: 3211320
Contact Name: Jennifer Galvin-Rowley
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2021 15:15

Job Description

An exciting lifestyle/career/business opportunity is available as Engineering Operations Manager in the beautiful coastal town of Portland.

About Portland

Portland is located on the south-west coast of Victoria between Port Fairy and Nelson.  Home to 11,000 residents, Portland boasts exceptional Surfing at Bridgewater Bay around to Narrawong Beach as well as world-class Tuna and game-fishing.  it is also a popular destination for tourists with annual whale and sea-watching.  Steeped in tradition, Portland's heritage architecture is a feature of this beautiful seaside town. This idyllic spot is ideal to raise a young family with a range of excellent primary and secondary school options within a beautiful community environment.

The Opportunity

Our client is a well established and growing business looking to appoint a highly experienced Engineering Operations Manager.  This role will have responsibility for the overall leadership, reputation, engineering, and day-to-day operations of the organisation.  Reporting to the Owner and Managing Director, you will lead and develop a high-performing team of highly skilled technical staff to deliver outstanding services to corporate and government clients. The position will also build and sustain critical relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and in consultation with the Managing Director, be responsible for developing and executing the organization’s strategic plan.  As well as being an outstanding career opportunity, this is a rare opportunity to have 'skin in the game' with the Owner keen to build a strong succession path so equity is available to the successful candidate with a longer-term option as a part/full owner.

The role of Engineering Operations Manager will ensure services are delivered  reflecting best practice in Engineering, Technical and Operational matters, always striving to improve the quality of service provided at the same time building organisational capability, championing the organisation’s culture, and delivering a framework for high quality partnerships.

The Candidate

It is expected the successful candidate will be a qualified Mechanical Engineer (preferred) however strong trade and/or technically qualified candidates will be considered.  We are expecting to appoint a Manager with strong leadership experience either from a corporate environment or in a similar size organisation where the key focus is on building a positive work culture and ensuring ongoing sustainability through competent operational management, engineering and people management.  Strengths in strategic planning; excellent project reporting; outstanding customer service including responding promptly and effectively to existing and new clients; maintaining and improving systems and processes to ensure safety and efficiencies; plus managing and maintaining the company's Quality and Risk Program are all critical elements of this role. 

A competitive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate.

To Apply

Please apply online at including a recent CV and brief cover letter.

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Gary Rowley on 0412256563.

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