Productivity Lead


Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


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We are a leading provider of LPG and related products, services and technical solutions in Australia and across the South Pacific. As market leaders, we are seen as experts in our field, holding the safety of our people and the sustainability of our communities as our top priorities. We respond to change with integrity and innovation, to ensure our customers get performance and reliability from our products and services.

About The role:
This newly created role will be a key focal point to become the productivity ‘expert’ for Elgas. You will develop the capability of personnel and support the General Managers and their teams to drive productivity initiatives within their areas, whilst contributing to the overall performance of Elgas.

This role may be based in North Ryde (NSW) or Mulgrave (VIC) and offers a hybrid work arrangement and would require initial travel to regional sites.

This role would suit an influential communicator who can drive growth and productivity and possesses change management experience improving culture and not just operations across the whole of organisation.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the productivity program for Elgas.
  • Identify, develop and execute productivity plans working with GM/RM.
  • Conduct training as appropriate on key productivity tools for staff across Elgas to build continuous improvement capability and mindset across the organisation.
  • Assist part time resources and process owners in identifying key pain areas and process improvement.
  • Facilitate & drive specific projects.
  • Track and report on the progress of projects through Powersteering ensuring maximum value extracted.
  • Monthly productivity reporting.
  • Run and facilitate productivity boost / identification sessions / exercises to identify new opportunities for productivity improvement.
To be successful in this role you will have:
  • University degree in Engineering, Operations or Business.
  • Demonstrated operations / business management experience with a focus on implementing continuous improvement / lean manufacturing.
  • Trained in Operations / Business Excellence tools like Lean, Agile, Innovation, Design Thinking or equivalent to Six Sigma, preferably a Black belt or Lean specialisation.
  • Project / program management experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication including presentation / training skills.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong relationship building and networking skills.
Elgas offers a diverse range of employment opportunities for outstanding team players, including the possibility of career advancement opportunities with BOC and the global Linde Group.

We seek people who want to be part of a team that is proud of its products, and people and provide customers with the best service in the industry.

If being part of a highly motivated team and operating in an inclusive environment, where you have ownership, accountability, and progression, is important to you, then you're on the right track with Elgas.

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