Plant Manager

Application Deadline: 

South Australia, AU, 5010

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  38
Employment Type:  Regular

About our Company

With over 17 million pumps produced annually and over 19,000 employees in more than 55 countries, Grundfos is today one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pumps and pumping systems. Our products satisfy the markets’ needs for effective, reliable, and highly efficient solutions. We contribute to global sustainability by pioneering water technologies that improve the quality of life for people and care for the planet.


Purpose of the Job


The Oceania Plant Manager will be accountable for the SQDICP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Cost &People) performance and development of several plants through task guidance, direction setting and motivation of the workforce.


The ideal candidate will be supporting our sales division and be responsible for the monthly/yearly planning cycle. Good opportunities for growth within the divisional setup. This role will be based in Adelaide, South Australia


Why Grundfos?

  • Global values-driven organization
  • Great team culture and positive work environment
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Access to extensive internal training with global career development opportunities



  • Develop plans to maintain an efficient, productive and inclusive work environment
  • Select, supervise, guide, evaluate and develop a team of supervisors/employees to ensure that the department achieves the business goals
  • Select the right people and keep them trained and motivated to add value for Grundfos customers. Secure the right mix of abilities and successors in the plant
  • Support our sales divisions with organized and fast deliveries and collaborate around tactical and strategical decisions regarding setup and footprint
  • Plan, direct, and monitor day-to-day activities of a single plant to achieve short- and medium-term financial and operating goals set by the overall corporate business plan
  • Responsible for activities such as maintenance, manufacturing, quality control, engineering, supply and internal logistics in respect of safety, quality, delay, cost, inventory and people standard


Skills and Experience Required:


Industry, market and business environment

  • Experience guiding and creating processes preferably within production and lean.
  • Experience implementing on strategies and strategic initiatives within a complex business environment; experience from a large manufacturing environment is strongly preferred
  • Experience guiding a team and process preferably within production
  • Most likely to have 5-7 years of relevant work experience before entering level


Technical, functional and professional

  • Solid ability to supervise and influence others
  • Solid knowledge of best practices and relevant systems within production


More Information

If this sounds like you, please click the 'Apply' button to progress with your application.


We look forward to hearing from you.


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Grundfos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Water is our business. With our pumps and pump solutions, we set the standard and keep raising the bar when it comes to water and energy efficiency and protecting the environment. We are passionate about what we do and want to make a difference everyday.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.