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Supervisor Tennyson

Pacific National - Tennyson, QLD

Manufacturing & Industrial
Source: uWorkin

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Job no: 506729
Work type: Full Time
Location: Tennyson
Categories: Operations Supervisors

Supervisor Tennyson

  • Permanent role, based in Tennyson, Brisbane
  • Join a market leader in the Rail Industry
  • People leader opportunity in growth industry

Pacific National is committed to diversity in our workforce and encourages women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

About the role

The Shift Supervisor will lead and manage a diverse team of employees in the key operational areas of Terminal and Linehaul via the implementation of cultural change, safety processes, work-process and performance improvement programs. The position will devolve accountabilities throughout the workforce whilst maintaining a superior customer service culture, positively contributing to the business and meeting business objectives.

The incumbent is responsible for undertaking the safe and efficient planning and coordination of the train load and unload process. The role must manage the allocation and availability of Pacific National (PN) equipment to satisfy customer needs and work in conjunction with Asset & Infrastructure Services to deliver on equipment availability.

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the individual will lead and manage shift based teams in the daily operations of the Moolabin/Tennyson Terminal via the initiation and implementation of operational processes, plans and systems which result in a planned, controlled, pro-active approach to the terminals business and operational requirements. The position supports the implementation of the operational plan and ensures terminal resources (predominantly labour and equipment), and the terminals infrastructure and assets (predominantly track and tarmac) are utilised in a manner that delivers superior service and performance at the lowest unit cost.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leadership of a small team of terminal staff, including rostering, coaching and mentoring employees to ensure their skills are developed and maintained.
  • Implementation of the Pacific National's Divisional Core Values Program ensuring all Terminal employees understand and carry out their responsibilities.
  • Identify safety improvement opportunities and manage, develop and deliver Terminal WHS&E initiatives that eliminate risk and reduce injuries and incidents within the business.
  • Assist with the administration of the Pacific National's Integrated Safety Management System ensuring a safe workplace for all employees and compliance with Company, legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with the completion of incident investigations ensuring they are completed in a timely manner, root causes are identified, safety actions are identified and implemented in a timely manner, and outcomes are shared.
  • Provide operational assistance as required and where qualified (i.e. Train Operations, shunting, train examinations, roll-byes, stabling).
  • Contribute as a senior member of the Terminal Operations team ensuring business performance is optimised through cooperation with other managers (e.g. Terminals, operations, Planning etc.) and the accurate reporting and identification of areas for improvement and development.
  • Ensure the correct and timely maintenance and testing of safety and technical equipment. Manage the allocation and maintenance of Pacific National motor vehicle fleet.

This role is required to work rotating shifts including day and night shifts.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have a strong safety background and possess:

  • Rail or transportation experience and/or appropriate heavy industry experience
  • Ideally, experience in leading, coaching, and motivating a small team in a busy environment, with a key focus on building and reinforcing a strong safety culture
  • Strong problem solving, computer literacy and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Tertiary qualifications in Transport / Logistics or Business Management will be highly regarded.

The benefits

We value diversity, inclusion, collaboration and the contribution of each of our employees. Working for us will enable you to take ownership of your career and gain access to the following benefits:

  • Opportunities for growth and career development
  • Access to mentoring programs
  • Flexible working arrangements (subject to business needs)
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary carer at full pay following 12 months of service
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
  • Provision of Salary Continuance Insurance
  • Novated leasing and discounts on selected health insurance funds, travel, gyms, retail brands, vehicles and more.

About us

Pacific National (PN) is the largest provider of diversified rail freight services in Australia. We haul a variety of freight including coal, intermodal containers, steel, and a range of bulk commodities and materials that keep the region’s economy, businesses and households running. We operate nationally with approximately 3,500 staff in over 90+ sites across Australia.

Join us as we continue to transform our business and shape the rail freight industry, to achieve our vision of becoming Australia’s recognised leader for safe, innovative and sustainable rail freight solutions.

We are seeking applicants who share our values: safety, integrity, accountability and teamwork and live these values through open and honest communication and respect.

Closing date

Applications close on 1 March 2021.

Next steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about Pacific National, our benefits and opportunities we offer, visit our careers page: www.pacificnational.com.au/careers

Home Safely Every Day- Our top priority is getting you home to your family safely every day.

Advertised: 15 Feb 2021 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 01 Mar 2021 E. Australia Standard Time