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General Manager

Advertiser: Ahrens Group3.4516 out of 53.5 overall rating (31 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
18 Nov 2020
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
CEO & General Management, General/Business Unit Manager

General Manager

Ahrens is a fifth-generation South Australian family-owned business. Ahrens currently employs almost 1000 people nationally, and this number continues to increase as we experience further significant growth through-out all of our divisions. We are proud to say each of our divisions are leaders of their industry. Our leading divisions consist of construction, engineering, rural infrastructure, water storage, electrical and mining services.

We are currently seeking an experienced General Manager to ensure the effective management, growth and coordination of the day-to-day operations of our grain processing division. The scope of this role covers all areas associated with design and construct projects from concept through to completion, including people management, financial tracking and reporting on outcomes.


Key Role Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Ensuring the mechanical construction projects are completed on time, within budget and meet quality expectations;
  • Mechanical design from 1st principles of all Bulk Material Handling equipment;
  • Structural design of mechanical support steelwork;
  • Electrical design interface with mechanical equipment including I/O listings;
  • Plant Layout and services design for feedmills for feedlot projects and grain storage projects;
  • Sales working knowledge of Grain Storage and Feedlot industries;
  • Estimating and quoting experience including tender preparation;
  • Project Control experience including manpower scheduling and allocation of resources;
  • Executing the construction portion of project plans through detailed planning and forecasting and educating of Project Mangers;
  • Oversee the management of multiple sites and multi-disciplined site teams;
  • Provide input into the ‘buildability’ of the project during the design phase to ensure that the design is generated in the most cost effective manner;
  • Work through the concept, design, estimating and negotiating process with client and appropriate key personnel to finalise contract;
  • Manage the ongoing development of staff by providing a coaching / mentoring role that encourages professional and personal growth in both breadth and depth;
  • Purchasing knowledge of industry suppliers and product availability;
  • Manage the effective and efficient overall administration with scope of accountability, including the financial tracking of projects and outcomes and the provision of report as required;
  • Actively consults with team members, Project Managers, Engineers and other technical members to ensure that the clients’ requirements are met.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Accounts experience including preparation of budgets, progress claims for projects, and cost analysis actual versus budgets; 
  • Sound hands-on working competency in the building construction materials handling industries both industrial & commercial, working across multiple sites; 
  • Managing the process from client contact to final delivery of the project;
  • People management experience;
  • Driver’s Licence;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Microsoft Office.

Desirable:

  • Relevant qualification - Management

 

To apply click the "Apply Now" to submit your updated resume and cover letter, further enquiries can be directed to Karly Lewis, HR Coordinator on 08 8521 0010

Ahrens is a fifth-generation South Australian family-owned business. Ahrens currently employs almost 1000 people nationally, and this number continues to increase as we experience further significant growth through-out all of our divisions. We are proud to say each of our divisions are leaders of their industry. Our leading divisions consist of construction, engineering, rural infrastructure, water storage, electrical and mining services.

We are currently seeking an experienced General Manager to ensure the effective management, growth and coordination of the day-to-day operations of our grain processing division. The scope of this role covers all areas associated with design and construct projects from concept through to completion, including people management, financial tracking and reporting on outcomes.


Key Role Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Ensuring the mechanical construction projects are completed on time, within budget and meet quality expectations;
  • Mechanical design from 1st principles of all Bulk Material Handling equipment;
  • Structural design of mechanical support steelwork;
  • Electrical design interface with mechanical equipment including I/O listings;
  • Plant Layout and services design for feedmills for feedlot projects and grain storage projects;
  • Sales working knowledge of Grain Storage and Feedlot industries;
  • Estimating and quoting experience including tender preparation;
  • Project Control experience including manpower scheduling and allocation of resources;
  • Executing the construction portion of project plans through detailed planning and forecasting and educating of Project Mangers;
  • Oversee the management of multiple sites and multi-disciplined site teams;
  • Provide input into the ‘buildability’ of the project during the design phase to ensure that the design is generated in the most cost effective manner;
  • Work through the concept, design, estimating and negotiating process with client and appropriate key personnel to finalise contract;
  • Manage the ongoing development of staff by providing a coaching / mentoring role that encourages professional and personal growth in both breadth and depth;
  • Purchasing knowledge of industry suppliers and product availability;
  • Manage the effective and efficient overall administration with scope of accountability, including the financial tracking of projects and outcomes and the provision of report as required;
  • Actively consults with team members, Project Managers, Engineers and other technical members to ensure that the clients’ requirements are met.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Accounts experience including preparation of budgets, progress claims for projects, and cost analysis actual versus budgets; 
  • Sound hands-on working competency in the building construction materials handling industries both industrial & commercial, working across multiple sites; 
  • Managing the process from client contact to final delivery of the project;
  • People management experience;
  • Driver’s Licence;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Microsoft Office.

Desirable:

  • Relevant qualification - Management

 

To apply click the "Apply Now" to submit your updated resume and cover letter, further enquiries can be directed to Karly Lewis, HR Coordinator on 08 8521 0010

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