Site Manager Brooklyn


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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 rare opportunity has now arisen for a Site Manager within Opal Fibre Packaging at our Brooklyn, Vic plant.  At this site we manufacture an innovative range of corrugated boxes and specialised cardboard packaging for some of the largest brands in the grocery, wine & fresh produce markets.  We have approximately 110 team members at this site operating highly automated lines consisting of corrugating, converting and printing machines.

Reporting to the National Operations Manager, you will be responsible for;


  • Upholding Opal’s commitment to Safety and driving a culture of personal safety leadership at all levels across the site.
  • Overseeing all Production, Engineering, Logistics & Quality activities across the site and for ensuring all productivity & DIFOT targets are met
  • Driving a culture of continuous improvement in all our activities to ensure our progress towards best practice in waste, quality, down-time and run speed.
  • Ensuring all engineering projects are delivered on time and within budget through effective project management
  • Ensuring effective asset utilisation for all plant and equipment across the site
  • Providing clear direction and purpose for all team members on site by developing strategic plans, and communicating progress and expectations in alignment with Opal’s Leadership Framework.


This is a critical role within Opal’s Operational Leadership community and the successful candidate will complement us by bringing;


  • A strong background in manufacturing and previous experience in a Site/Operations leadership role of similar dimensions 
  • Diverse experience and learnings that could come from cross industry, functional or multi-geographical exposure
  • A demonstrable background of outstanding safety leadership
  • The ability to motivate and lead people towards out-performance
  • Degree qualifications in a relevant discipline


For more information please contact Kathy Head on +614 18494015 or jump right in by sending us your CV



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