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Operations Supervisor

About Us

Pacific National is one of Australia's largest rail providers. We handle and haul millions of tonnes of agricultural and resource commodities, retail goods, manufacturing products, construction and other materials that keep Australia’s economy, businesses and households running.   We employ around 4000 people in over 100 sites across Australia. Join our team as we continue to strive to become market leaders in logistic services that connect businesses and their markets across Australia.

The Opportunity

The Operations Supervisor plays a pivotal role in the depot leadership team; providing leadership and guidance to train crew, as well as managing and coordinating the day to day operations. This role will have a strong emphasis on implementing business improvements, cultural change and safe working improvements to ensure the depot operates in the most effective and efficient way possible.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspiring and leading a team of safety-focused people by supervising, coordinating and managing operational resources
  • Ensuring compliance with the relevant network access regulations and policy standards
  • Developing and maintaining the knowledge, skills and attributes required of your team with a focus on coaching, mentoring, and safety
  • Coordinating the implementation and communication of organisational, divisional and local safety instructions, as well as assessing your team members via driver performance and safety observations

About you

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

  • Experience in leading, coaching, and motivating a team in a busy environment
  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability
  • Experience in building and developing a multi-faceted team with a key focus on building and reinforcing a strong safety culture
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Background in the rail/transport sector preferred 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Transport / Logistics or Business Management will be highly regarded

 The Benefits

Our culture embraces diversity and flexible work options. Working for us will put you in a strategic position with your career, with opportunities for growth and development along with financial and non financial benefits, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, discounts on health insurance, travel and more.

We're looking for people who share our values of Safety, People & Teamwork, Customer and Performance, and live these values through open and honest communications, personal accountability and respect.

We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply.

Closing Date

Applications close on 2nd January

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 careers with us, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page          


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Closing Date

Wednesday 03 January 2018

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