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Operations Manager - Darwin


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The Organisation:

One Rail Australia (ORA) is one of Australia's leading rail-based logistics partners, delivering value through customer service, operational excellence and innovation. One Rail's number one priority is to deliver for their customers safely - when and where they need it. They operate in South Australia, the Northern Territory which includes the Tarcoola-to-Darwin rail line, Queensland and New South Wales, including the Hunter Valley. One Rail provide tailored solutions across a diversified commodity mix of minerals and agriculture.

The Role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager - Central Region, this role will require the delivery of superior outcomes to internal and external customers in terms of meeting all contracted obligations, this includes on-time performance of all services and delivery of committed volumes.

The ideal candidate for this position will have operations experience in the rail or a heavy industry and will have lead large teams in excess of 30 employees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote a culture of zero injuries by ensuring all staff operate safely and comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Prioritise all key activities to ensure that safety is the forefront of decision making on all activities
  • Co-ordinate staff to optimise the use of human and material resources to achieve optimum performance
  • Ensure all operational activities comply with our rail safety accreditation obligations and commitments
  • Establish and maintain effective and timely working relationships with internal/external clients to ensure day to day requirements/expectations are met and continual improvements are achieved within the area of control
  • Develop and implement procedures for safe working practices, ensuring compliance by all staff
  • Foster a culture of compliance and continuous improvement, providing advice and bringing technical rigour and best practice to the Berrimah depot
  • Ensure that all business activities and employees within the position's area of control comply with all legislative/statutory obligations, company policies, standards and procedures

About You:

To be successful in this role you will have previous operational management experience in the Rail industry, Mining, Transport or Logistics coupled with well developed communication, presentation skills and attention to detail.

As a safety focussed, resilient and confident individual, you will lead a collaborative team that encourages sharing innovative ideas to improve the availability of adequate resources to cover operational requirements.

A tertiary qualification, preferably in engineering or management is desirable however extensive experience in a similar role will be taken into consideration should you not hold a tertiary qualification.

This role offers a variety of challenges, exposing the successful candidate to all facets of the rail and logistics industry both in an office and field environment. A competitive salary package will be offered to right person and will reflect their level of experience, skills and ability.

Employee Benefits:

One Rail Australia provides a supportive and inclusive work environment that includes a range of benefits, such as:

  • Training opportunities
  • Access to retailer discounts and cashback opportunities via our Employee Engagement platform
  • Employee rewards and recognition program
  • Employee Assistance Program (confidential counselling and wellbeing service)

The Process:

As part of ORA's recruitment and selection process, short listed applicants may be required to undertake recruitment testing, successfully pass a pre-employment health assessment and hold an unrestricted drivers license.

For further inquiries please contact Human Resources on 08 8343 5491 or email applications close 15th of June 2021.

One Rail Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a zero tolerance to drugs and alcohol in the workplace.