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  • 18/09/2023

Production Supervisor – Afternoon Shift (Forrestfield, WA, AU)

About the role

The Afternoon Shift Production Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day manufacturing and logistics operations of the afternoon shift.  The Production Supervisor leads and coordinates the operational activities of the shift including operators to maintain continuity of production, sustain the drive for operational excellence and quality of work while promoting a safe workplace.  The role interacts with supply chain, planning and scheduling employees to ensure that their requirements are understood and are being met within the best interests of the business.

The outlook of the role is primarily internal where it must work collaboratively with the Operations Manager to implement the production targets for the shifts.  The role also needs to interact strongly with the National OHS and Risk teams on the local deployment of operational processes and procedures as well as operational excellence methodologies to achieve a safe and efficient working environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

•    Leading and managing the shift to ensure the production and output is met
•    Work collaboratively with the Maintenance team to maintain continuity of production 
•    Ensuring all WHS management system requirements are met and safety standards are maintained
•    Managing costs to ensure delivery is met in the most cost-effective manner
•    Allocating appropriate staffing and ensuring employees are trained, fit, qualified and competent to effectively run operations
•    Ensuring the operation is working in adherence with site safety policies, procedures, and critical elements.

About your experience

You are an experienced leader with a background in manufacturing or other associated heavy industry.  You will be highly skilled in building strong internal and external relationships, responding to frequent changes in priorities and have a solution-oriented mindset.   
To be successful in this role, you will have:

•    A minimum of 5 years demonstrated and relevant work experience in production or manufacturing or related discipline
•    Experience at a frontline leadership level in current field of work
•    High level problem solving, conflict resolution and people management skills
•    Experience with implementation of lean systems and process improvement
•    Solid understanding of safety management systems and building the safety culture
•    Ability to use computer systems including Microsoft suite and proprietary systems
•    High degree of commercial and business acumen
•    Experience in the steel reinforcing sector would be highly regarded but not essential

About our team

InfraBuild’s Reinforcing business unit is a full-service reinforcing supplier to tier 1 builders and mega infrastructure projects across Australia. Supplying quality, innovative solutions from prefabricated reinforcing to patented high strength steel and state of the art 3D modelling, we enable the safe, efficient and sustainable construction of Australia’s infrastructure and built environment.

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 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.