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  • 27/05/2024

Operations Superintendent (Laverton, VIC, AU)

About the role

The Rod Mill Production Superintendent is accountable for managing the production and quality operations to sustainably improve performance of OHS&E, the quality of end-products, operating costs and process efficiencies and enable flexible production capability to meet the market requirements.

As the Production Superintendent, you are a key member of the Rolling Mills Lead Team, second as Manager for the Rolling Mills and are responsible for addressing all critical Rod Mill issues in a timely manner, ensuring a sustainable business capable of meeting our promise to customers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide clear leadership direction and actively implement the associated Laverton Rod Mill business plan tasks.

  • Reinforce effective working relations and maintain an environment where employees achieve the business objectives.

  • Assist in the development of capital expenditure plans to improve long-term asset condition and reduce operation security risks.

  • Perform Observations and Critical Risk Inspections on Critical Risk elements in the Rod Mill to maintain standards and positively reinforce behaviours and ensure compliance to these elements.

  • Ensure personnel are organised for training against routinely updated, documented training plan.

  • Perform a skills gap analyses to determine training needs, build capability and promote team work

  • Contribute to the development, communication and deployment of the Laverton Rod Mill business plan and strategic initiatives.

  • Model the expected behaviours to support Infrabuild Steel’s core values of Safety and Customer. 

About your experience

To succeed in this position, you will ideally have:

  • Extensive experience managing complex Rolling Mill’s production activities including Section Mills and High-Speed Rod Mills

  • Demonstrated experience leading a manufacturing operation with critical safety & customer system requirements.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to influence internal and external stakeholders (GM’s, Customers, Government Agencies and Service Providers).

  • Previous experience with documentation & presentation of key messages to broad spectrum of organisational levels (employees through to GM) including concise written reports.

  • Past International experience in Rolling Mill operations with clear understanding of what ‘World’s Best’ is.

  • An understanding of L&D systems, ISO9001, ISO14001, Modern maintenance management, Capital management

  • An understanding of the legislative safety requirements.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Engineering

About our team

InfraBuild’s Steel Manufacturing business unit operates world-class state-of-the-art Steelmaking facilities in Sydney, Newcastle & Melbourne. Operating two electric arc furnaces and four rod and bar rolling mills we use local materials to produce high quality steel products. We supply a range of products to steel distributors nationally, whilst building on our proud traditions of technical excellence and team safety.


As a diverse and inclusive workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognised, female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.