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Operations Manager - Rockhampton

Date Posted: 10/02/2019
Location: QLD

Work Type: Management
Position: Full Time

  • Full time position
  • MC licence & management experience
  • Attractive remuneration package


With J.J. Richards’ focus on innovation, safety and customer satisfaction, we are seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic Operations Manager based in our Rockhampton depot to lead our team of waste vehicle operators to effectively manage daily operational goals.  This role calls for a Manager who is driven to succeed through team engagement and an understanding of principles that underpin excellence in transport operations.


  • Assist with operations on a day to day basis
  • Establish and manage relations with customers, team members and others as required
  • Mentor and train your team
  • Comply with laws, regulations and requirements including OH&S with an understanding of return to work processes
  • Identify enhancement opportunities and suggest solutions for improvement
  • Strategically identify run efficiencies and calculate plans for improvement
  • Work closely with the branch manager to improve performance and continually increase fleet productivity


  • Must have current MC (Multi-Combination) licence
  • Be able to provide an up to date Driving Record at interview stage
  • Must have relevant management experience with teams in excess of 50 staff
  • Well-developed people and time management skills
  • KPI focused with the ability to perform under pressure
  • Be able to demonstrate autonomous and developmental management
  • Well-developed skills in managing remote resources and assets to achieve Operational objectives
  • Able to successfully satisfy a pre-employment medical


  • Uniforms and PPE provided
  • The stability of a national, family owned and operated business with over 85 years’ experience
  • A safe, professional and inclusive work environment
  • Working with a safe and reliable fleet, serviced and maintained in our own workshops


JJ Richards is Australia’s largest, family-owned and operated waste management company with a dynamic attitude that values our people, their safety and the environment. We strive for a diverse, innovative, collaborative and high performance culture that celebrates the contribution of every employee. People like working for us because of our commitment to safety, innovation and professionalism. Our staff are customer focused and enjoy a friendly work environment. Once you join the team, you’ll want to stay.

Due to the large volume of applications received on a daily basis, we are unable to respond to each application individually, however, if shortlisted you will be contacted to further discuss your application. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this position.
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