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  • 15/09/2023

Operations Manager (Sydney, NSW, AU)

About the role

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available for a seasoned Operations Manager to join our dynamic and committed team at Horningsea Park.  The Operations Manager – Distribution, is responsible for ensuring the warehouse operations perform to maximum efficiency, customer satisfaction through meeting our delivery quality promise, the operational cost effectiveness of the site operations and the health and safety of all employees whilst driving continuous improvement.  This is a medium sized site that runs across three shifts with up to four direct reports and approximately 15 staff in total.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Support and assist in the implementation of operational excellence initiatives to improve cost to serve for a better market offer and improved customer service
  • Operational cost management and optimisation
  • Establish appropriate levels of competent supervision across all shifts, including relief arrangements to meet business requirements
  • Demonstrate safe work behaviours through leading by example and identifying and acting on opportunities to improve safety standards and performance
  • Influence positive change and building a positive culture within the warehouse team
  • Monitor and review the effectiveness of maintenance, inspection and test programs and schedules and arrange for any corrective actions or repair required
  • Establish adequate resources and shift structures to meet business requirements

About your experience

You are an experienced, confident decision maker who never walks past an opportunity for improvement.  You are a manager who motivates others through expertise and action and continuously develops yourself, your direct reports and wider working groups. Ideally you will come from a dynamic distribution environment.


The foundations you need to be successful in this role:


  • Demonstrated leadership (preferably in a warehousing and production environment)
  • A high level of communication, stakeholder influencing and relationship management skills
  • Supply chain experience and/or understanding of linkages to operations
  • Strong safety experience
  • A high level of computer literacy, including MS Excel, Word, Access and SAP
  • Transport management system knowledge
  • Knowledge of Seel Industry and products, desirable

About our team

Steelforce sell, distribute and trade structural steel, merchant bar, steel pipes and tubes as well as a whole range of flat products and angles. Such products are sold direct to manufacturers, resellers, fabricators, as well as the building, construction and rural industries.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.


We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.