Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northern Suburbs Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10565_1584947407
Contact Name: Sam Standfast
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 30, 2020 10:41

Job Description

Our client is a respected global contract manufacturer of complementary medicines. They are currently seeking an Operations Manager to join their senior management team and to provide effective leadership to the Operations part of the business, through a combination of hands on management of those functions, and working with the rest of the management team to bring the company vision to fruition.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, this position will be responsible for ensuring required product output whilst also maintaining quality standards and cost effectiveness. Key areas of responsibility include:

Production Management

  • Production planning and tracking
  • Logistics
  • Maintenance and process improvement of machinery
  • Work within GMP guidelines to promote a safe working environment
  • Provide leadership and support to all staff
  • Facilitate an effective production team


  • Ensure the adherence to TGA and GMP regulations and guidelines
  • Work closely with the Head of Quality to implement and maintain Quality systems
  • Coordinate training as required

Financial Management

  • Management of the Operations budget across Production, Warehouse and Engineering
  • Review of capital expenditure proposals

Essential selection criteria

  • 10+ years' experience within a cGMP environment, with a preference for listed medicines
  • Proven Production or Operations management experience
  • Exceptional communication skills & a good ability to prioritise
  • Demonstrated experience in Change and Risk Management along with process improvement
  • Strong understanding of the Contract Manufacturing industry

What's on offer

  • The opportunity to make a substantial impact on the future successes of the company
  • A supportive Senior management team with a clear focus on production quality and cost effectiveness
  • A competitive salary package commensurate with experience

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Sam Standfast or Melissa Kennedy on 3343 6777 or please click 'apply' to submit your CV.