Day Shift Supervisor

Discover Opal…


As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations.  


We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.  


Discover the Opportunity...


The Shift Supervisor is accountable for leading our Day Shift crew in the delivery of all safety, quality and production targets in a manner that inspires out-performance and drives continuous improvement.  


You will contribute to the success of Opal by:

  • Uphold Opal's commitment to safety and drive a culture of safety out-performance across the site

  • Develop and implement strategies to maximise production efficiencies while meeting quality standards, customer and business requirements

  • Identify and support the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives to improve service, efficiency and quality

  • Provide leadership, mentoring and training, and support crew planning to ensure adequate staff and skills mix are available to effectively operate the shift

  • Lead and facilitate tool box talks and crew meetings

  • Manage reporting and oversee administration functions.


Discover Yourself…


We are able to offer a varied career journey with experiential learning gained from cross-functional and lateral moves. We embrace diversity in all its forms and we look for curious individuals who thrive in an environment of change.


Specifically for this role, we expect you will have;

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a high volume manufacturing environment

  • Qualifications in Engineering/Manufacturing or another relevant discipline

  • A strong sense of self-drive and a continuous improvement mindset

  • Previous experience working with LEAN manufacturing principals and best practice problem solving methodology (Kepner/5Whys/Fishbone) etc will be highly regarded

  • A passion for manufacturing and a real ambition to forge a senior Operational Leadership career


For more information, please contact Gemma Whale on 0403 124 391 or jump right in by sending us your CV!