Superintendent - Stores

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. Our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail, and Fresh Produce.   We are committed to the principles of the circular economy and we are shaping the future through sustainable packaging.


Discover the Opportunity


Make a tree-change to a regional location without sacrificing your career!   


The Opal Australian Paper Division is the home of Reflex Paper and is a leading employer in the beautiful Latrobe Valley. With over 850 team members on site, the Maryvale Paper Mill is the largest manufacturing plant in the Opal portfolio.     


Become an integral part of the onsite Maintenance team by leading the Engineering stores to deliver a timely and effective service to the site.  You will be responsible for efficient and effective delivery and storage of materials used across the Maryvale site. This will all be completed with a focus on continuous improvement and quality control. You will liaise with plant stakeholders in Purchasing, Finance, Operations, Projects, & Maintenance.


You will contribute to the success of Opal by: 

  • Ensure the availability of materials to meet planned and unplanned, urgent, and routine maintenance work.
  • Approve purchase requisitions and invoices within expense approval level for delegated personnel.
  • Organize, monitor, and supervise daily Engineering Stores operations to meet KPI targets.
  • Identify, lead & drive continuous improvement initiatives in processes and systems within Engineering Store.
  • Responsible for ensuring the health and safety of personnel under their control.
  • Responsible for hiring, training and developing, conducting performance evaluations, in accordance with Opal’s policies and procedures.
  • Supporting the Quality Management process for relevant materials
  • Subject Matter Expert for SAP modules relevant to Engineering Store
  • Managing the cataloguing & refurbishment process for Engineering Stores materials



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 individuals who thrive in an environment of change. Specifically for this role you will have;


  • Experience in purchasing, stores management, or contract management.
  • Relevant experience in a similar stores leadership role, ideally within a heavy industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Continuous improvement mind-set
  • Trouble-shooting ability and root cause analysis skills.
  • Practical experience with SAP MM & PM modules
  • Qualifications in Engineering  or Logistics will be highly regarded
  • Strong Safety focus.


For more information please contact Dean Jones on 0491158351 or jump right in by sending us your CV



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