Operations Supervisor

About the role

As a result of an internal promotion, we have an opportunity to join our ARC Dandenong branch as an Operations Supervisor!

With 14 direct reports and operations spanning across two shifts, you will play a critical part in overseeing the safety and efficiency in relation to reinforcing bar production. Your primary focus will revolve around people management, safety enforcement, and optimising operations.

Your priorities include:

  • Leading and empowering the team by fostering a culture of collaboration
  • Ensuring all WHS management system requirements are met and safety standards are maintained
  • Meet production and output KPIs through effective planning to ensure targets are consistently met
  • Collaborating with key internal stakeholders and departments and address any operational challenges
  • Identifying and reporting on opportunities for improvement initiatives
  • Allocating appropriate manning and ensuring employees are trained, fit, qualified, and competent to effectively run operations

About your experience

We are seeking an experienced leader with a strong background in people management within manufacturing or associated heavy industries. Your expertise in robust safety practices, fostering relationships and adapting to changing priorities will be essential.

You will also have:


  • High-level problem-solving, conflict resolution, and people management skills
  • Proven experience supervising or managing large teams in manufacturing or relevant industries
  • Proficiency in using computer systems, including Microsoft Suite
  • Solid understanding of safety management systems and cultivating a safety culture
  • Ability to lead safety investigations 
  • Strong time management, organisation and communication skills

This position is available as a result of an internal promotion, with every effort made to progress the career of our employees you will also experience:

  • Established and competent team
  • Excellent safety, well-being and performance culture
  • Clean and well-organised branch
  • Monthly Team BBQs
  • Team culture

About our team

The Australian Reinforcing Company (ARC), is a leading manufacturer and supplier of steel reinforcing products nationally. ARC steel is in the bones of the roads we drive on, the houses we live in, the buildings we work in, the schools our kids learn in and the iconic landmarks that symbolise Australia to the rest of the world.

Next steps

Across our different business units, we offer career opportunities for people who share our drive, passion and ambition. From apprentices and graduates to experienced professionals, we are committed to offering fulfilling careers and the chance to grow as our business grows. We would love you to be part of our journey.

As a diverse and inclusive workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognised, female applicants are encouraged to apply.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.