Design, Art & Prepress (DAP) Manager

Thinking Careers.    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.  

We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.   


Discover the Opportunity....

A fantastic development opportunity has just arisen for an energetic and driven Design, Art & Prepress (DAP) Manager to join our Opal Fibre division based in Knoxfield, Victoria. This role will give you the chance to pursue a rewarding career in leading and managing the Design Art and Prepress function across our Rocklea and Knoxfield sites, which consists of approximately 34 team members, across a diverse portfolio of art, design, scheduling and plate (stereo) making.

You will contribute to the success of Opal by:

  • Ensuring that all safety compliance, behaviours and systems are met; displaying strong safety leadership and upholding Opal's safety leadership practices.
  • Providing direction and structure to support the team to outperform against key metrics, including budget, quality and service delivery.  
  • Ensuring the delivery of outstanding quality,  service and products to our internal and external customers
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to all team members to create a culture of accountability, success and continuous improvement 


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;

  • Degree qualifications in an Engineering or Design related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence cross functionally within the organisation  
  • Strong leadership and project management skills with the ability to drive outperformance
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities.
  • A customer-first approach and an inner drive to always deliver on the Promise!


Discover more… by visiting our website at www.opalanz.com

For more information please contact Dean Jones on +614 91158351 or jump right in by sending us your CV.