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Thiess; Manager Truck

Posting date: May 26, 2023 Expiry date: June 09, 2023

Thiess; Manager Truck

Expression of Interest Manager Truck Rebuild Centre

Make your mark with Thiess

Everyday, all around the world, Thiess supports and celebrates our people. We recognise talent and reward transparency. We champion diversity and embrace change. 

Join us. Hone your skills and develop new ones. Take on big challenges and grow, through mentorship, collaboration and empowerment. 

Thiess is the place to make things happen.  


About the role

We are seeking a highly capable individual to join us as the Manager of our new Batam Truck Rebuild Centre. In this role, you will be responsible for establishing and overseeing a purpose-built truck rebuild facility on the island. You will lead and mentor a team of professionals to maintain a competent and effective workforce, while promoting continuous improvement at all levels within the organisation.

Additionally, the role will: 

Develop and implement a Lean manufacturing process to deliver just-in-time quality truck rebuilds, optimising working capital.

Ensure the Centre meets company targets for cost management, operational efficiency, work quality, and HS&E.

Execute work to required safety, quality, cost, and delivery standards.

Produce and communicate capacity plans based on the business plan and operational forecasts, defining working hours required and variances against current and projected capacity.

Develop and implement a Lean manufacturing process to deliver just-in-time quality truck rebuilds, optimising working capital.


About you

As the ideal candidate, you will have

A tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualifications and significant equivalent contribution.

A minimum of 8+ years direct experience with 5+ years of demonstrated leadership experience leading and managing large teams in a manufacturing or heavy industry workshop environment with a continuous improvement focus.

Lean manufacturing experience and truck rebuild experience, with exposure to the mining, construction, and/or engineering industries are highly desirable.

You will also possess the following skills and attributes:

Competent in preparing and managing budgets and controlling costs.

Collaborative approach with the ability to influence and inspire executive, projects, clients & supply chain.

Demonstrated experience in a similar position within a global organisation will be highly regarded.

Strong change management, organisational, analytical, interpersonal, and project management skills.

Ability to base yourself in or relocate to Batam to establish the facility and build a world-class team.


Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognize the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.


How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess. If you want to take your career to a new level and be involved in an exciting workplace change and issues, please apply online through our web https://careers.pageuppeople.com/399/caw/en/listing   no later than 2 weeks from the date of publication.

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