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Site Manager


Brisbane, Australia

Reference: 6095129

  • Largest materials handling company in the world with a global presence
  • Long term business partners with outstanding business relationships
  • Competitive salary and outstanding development opportunities

Daifuku is a multi-dimensional global company who have over 9,000 employees worldwide. We specialise in material handling automation within both the aviation and logistic industries. We are the world's leading exponent on material handling solutions and are constantly striving for innovative solutions for our clients that cover industrial automation and sortation solutions.

We are committed to supporting a safe, diverse and inclusive culture where our contributions and differences are valued. We encourage our people to work collaboratively, demonstrating creativity and innovation (looking beyond the obvious) to deliver outstanding service to our customers.

About the Role

As a Global Leader in material handling automation, Daifuku Oceania continues to experience rapid growth in delivery of Airports, Warehouse and Courier logistics projects. As a result we are seeking an experienced individual to join our team as a Site Manager. This role can be based in Brisbane.

As the allocated Site Manager, you will manage / supervise site activities to ensure the effective and efficient installation of projects undertaken by Daifuku Oceania.

About You

You will understand that successful project delivery is based on good project discipline and excellent leadership and relationship skills to get the best out of installation teams.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Working with and providing site support to the Project Managers, Project Engineers and other DOC business units
  • Development and maintenance of WHSE Site Specific Safety Plan and Project Site Risk Registers
  • Review and / or development of SWMS for all high-risk activities on site
  • Ensuring strict adherence with work place site health and safety requirements for DOC staff, visitors and subcontractors
  • Using design documentation and drawings
  • Establishing clear budgets for each site sub-contractor with the Project Manager
  • Using site progress tracking tools to monitor progress of sub-contractors in accordance with the main project schedule. Be able to clearly articulate progress rates for data entry personal on site to update company reports
  • Assisting the project manager assessing progress claims for sub-contractors on site
  • Providing clear direction to site supervisors on site. These could be direct DOC site supervisors or sub-contractor site supervisors
  • Site investigations and compilation of site design data as directed
  • Supervision of subcontractors ensuring adherence with contract requirements
  • Management of site QA ensuring installation testing is thoroughly carried out, recorded and signed off. Witnessing tests as required
  • Ensuring work is carried out in accordance with contract specifications and scope.
  • Working with the Project Manager on Contract Variation Orders and Scope Change Requests
  • Site design including co-ordination of services, establishment of cable routes, positioning of equipment etc
  • On site commissioning and trouble shooting

As a successful Site Manager, you will understand that successful project delivery is based on good project discipline and excellent leadership and relationship skills to get the best out of installation teams.

In addition, you be able to demonstrate:

  • Mechanical / electrical trade experience.
  • Experience as an installation supervisor or site manager on material handling projects for greenfield and / or brownfield sites.
  • Technical expertise with material handling systems and solutions from a project or maintenance perspective
  • Excellent understanding and demonstrated experience in the application of WHSE site safety management processes on construction and installation projects.
  • Desire to deliver high quality installations.
  • Effective leadership style with a bias for resolution and action.

It's an exciting time to be a part of Daifuku. So, if you're looking for a rewarding career that offers world-class opportunities please apply now.

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

Applications Close: 23 Oct 2022