Production Superintendent

Job Description

Title: Production Superintendent

Company Name: Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Perth, Rockingham & Kwinana

Employment Status: Full Time

Production Superintendent


JOB REF:WesCEF403161

  • Are you an experienced technical professional with a passion for leading others and driving a high performance culture?
  • Join our Fertilisers Operations Leadership team in this important role driving continuous improvement and overall plant performance
  • This is a permanent full-time position based in Kwinana – Flexible with start date, into January 2021

Agriculture has come a long way over the past 100 years, and CSBP Fertilisers has been there every step of the way. Part of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers, we proudly display our Western Australian roots, yet firmly focus on the future.

We have seen a lot of change over the years, but the one constant has been our people and their dedication to continual discovery and collaboration. Our mission is to build a talented and engaged workforce through fostering an environment where diverse thinking, skills and experiences are welcomed.

Our customers are Western Australian farmers, and suppliers to the agricultural industry who visit our Kwinana site and other works locations throughout WA in order to purchase our specialised products. We place a high value on customer experience and our vision is to be trusted to deliver the best for growers.

About the role

As a critical member of the Fertiliser Operations Leadership team, you will be responsible for our three production facilities: Superphosphate manufacturing plant (SMP), Granulation plant (GP), and Liquid Fertilisers’ plants.

You will provide operational and technical leadership to the Fertilisers Production team (both Engineering and Operational staff) and champion a positive safety culture in line with our values. Focusing heavily on the continued development of our operational team functions, you will ensure the team is aligned towards the vision and values of the fertilisers business. You will drive a collaborative and innovative environment to continue to meet customer, safety, reliability, and production performance objectives. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership to the operations/technical team and creating a culture encouraging high performance, professionalism, accountability, team work, innovation, co-operation and improvement.
  • Contributing to the strategic direction of the business through the development and delivery of business plans and critical metrics.
  • Product development, from both identifying new innovative opportunities that meet customer & business needs, and driving the implementation ensuring environmental & safety compliance.
  • Driving clear and visible safety leadership, whilst prioritising your safety, and the safety of others in all practices.

Is this role for you?

You are an experienced Production Superintendent with a passion for leading others, with sound technical and commercial capability. In addition, you will possess:

  • Well-developed leadership skills with experience managing large operational teams, and a proven ability to drive a high performance culture by leveraging company values.
  • Significant experience in operations (production and processing) environment similar to ours such as chemical manufacturing, mining or production / processing plants with demonstrated ability to identify and deliver significant process improvements.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Chemistry or Chemical / Process Engineering or related Engineering discipline.
  • An understanding of business objectives and the ability to balance operational, technical and commercial drivers in decision making.
  • Commercial acumen, and the ability to present compelling and concise arguments.
  • A commitment to safety and safety leadership.

This is an outstanding opportunity to build your career in line with our clear vision for growth. At WesCEF, we offer you the opportunity to build the career you want. We are looking for people who are excited by the challenges of our business and variety this role offers. In return, we offer the recognition and rewards you deserve for making a real impact every day.

We welcome people with different skills, and life experiences and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We pride ourselves on developing and supporting people and recognise the importance of flexibility. When you apply, please let us know if you are seeking a flexible employment arrangement.

Applications close: 5pm Sunday, 8 November 2020

We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process prior to the closing date. It is recommended to apply as soon as possible.

#LI-POST

HR
wescef.com.au/careers | [email protected]

JOB REF:WesCEF403161

  • Are you an experienced technical professional with a passion for leading others and driving a high performance culture?
  • Join our Fertilisers Operations Leadership team in this important role driving continuous improvement and overall plant performance
  • This is a permanent full-time position based in Kwinana – Flexible with start date, into January 2021

Agriculture has come a long way over the past 100 years, and CSBP Fertilisers has been there every step of the way. Part of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers, we proudly display our Western Australian roots, yet firmly focus on the future.

We have seen a lot of change over the years, but the one constant has been our people and their dedication to continual discovery and collaboration. Our mission is to build a talented and engaged workforce through fostering an environment where diverse thinking, skills and experiences are welcomed.

Our customers are Western Australian farmers, and suppliers to the agricultural industry who visit our Kwinana site and other works locations throughout WA in order to purchase our specialised products. We place a high value on customer experience and our vision is to be trusted to deliver the best for growers.

About the role

As a critical member of the Fertiliser Operations Leadership team, you will be responsible for our three production facilities: Superphosphate manufacturing plant (SMP), Granulation plant (GP), and Liquid Fertilisers’ plants.

You will provide operational and technical leadership to the Fertilisers Production team (both Engineering and Operational staff) and champion a positive safety culture in line with our values. Focusing heavily on the continued development of our operational team functions, you will ensure the team is aligned towards the vision and values of the fertilisers business. You will drive a collaborative and innovative environment to continue to meet customer, safety, reliability, and production performance objectives. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership to the operations/technical team and creating a culture encouraging high performance, professionalism, accountability, team work, innovation, co-operation and improvement.
  • Contributing to the strategic direction of the business through the development and delivery of business plans and critical metrics.
  • Product development, from both identifying new innovative opportunities that meet customer & business needs, and driving the implementation ensuring environmental & safety compliance.
  • Driving clear and visible safety leadership, whilst prioritising your safety, and the safety of others in all practices.

Is this role for you?

You are an experienced Production Superintendent with a passion for leading others, with sound technical and commercial capability. In addition, you will possess:

  • Well-developed leadership skills with experience managing large operational teams, and a proven ability to drive a high performance culture by leveraging company values.
  • Significant experience in operations (production and processing) environment similar to ours such as chemical manufacturing, mining or production / processing plants with demonstrated ability to identify and deliver significant process improvements.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Chemistry or Chemical / Process Engineering or related Engineering discipline.
  • An understanding of business objectives and the ability to balance operational, technical and commercial drivers in decision making.
  • Commercial acumen, and the ability to present compelling and concise arguments.
  • A commitment to safety and safety leadership.

This is an outstanding opportunity to build your career in line with our clear vision for growth. At WesCEF, we offer you the opportunity to build the career you want. We are looking for people who are excited by the challenges of our business and variety this role offers. In return, we offer the recognition and rewards you deserve for making a real impact every day.

We welcome people with different skills, and life experiences and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We pride ourselves on developing and supporting people and recognise the importance of flexibility. When you apply, please let us know if you are seeking a flexible employment arrangement.

Applications close: 5pm Sunday, 8 November 2020

We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process prior to the closing date. It is recommended to apply as soon as possible.

#LI-POST

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