Operations Controller (VIC)

Title Operations Controller (VIC)
Categories VIC Opportunities
Location Geelong
Job Information




McColl’s Transport is one of Australia’s leading Tanker Transport companies, operating throughout Australia, specialising in the transportation of Bulk Food, Farm Milk and Bulk Chemicals, employing over 450 people nationally.

At McColl’s, we value our employees and strive to provide a supportive workplace where people genuinely enjoy what they do. Some of the benefits you will enjoy at McColl’s include:

  • Interesting and challenging work, with a focus on commercial decision-making and adding value to the business;
  • Organic career growth opportunities;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • A dedicated employee wellbeing program run by our Health and Wellness Coordinator, including healthy eating programs and group fitness classes in our on-site gym;
  • 24 hour employee assistance program;
  • Long service award recognition program;
  • Free annual flu vaccinations;
  • Modern, open plan office facilities with ample onsite parking.



We are currently looking for a highly motivated and safety focused Operations Controller to join our team, based in Geelong on a full- time basis.

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager this position will be primarily responsible for:

  • Coordination and scheduling of fleet & staff movement including monitoring hours and delays;
  • Allocation and coordination of customer bookings & deliveries;
  • Building relationships with current customer base and ensuring a high level of service is offered;
  • Out of hours on-call rotating roster;
  • Monitor and manage all aspects of fatigue compliance;
  • Supervision and management of direct staff;
  • Assist with payroll-related activities;
  • Assist with the commercial process of the division when required.



You will be passionate about safety, have a strong work ethic while delivering great customer service, asset utilisation, and business improvement.

To be successful in this dynamic role you will have:

  • Experience within a similar role, ideally within transport and logistics;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team;
  • Proven management experience of company and subcontractor fleet;
  • Strong customer focus and the ability to build cross functional relationships and collaborate  effectively with all internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to work within a team environment as well as autonomously;
  • A high level of computer literacy and attention to detail;
  • Continuous improvement mind-set delivering on measurable outcomes;
  • A sound understanding of COR, NHVAS, BFM and Mass Management compliance accreditation systems and regulatory requirements;
  • The ability to do some short term travel, if required;
  • Exposure to Enterprise Agreements and Transport related Awards (highly regarded);
  • Prior involvement with workers compensation and injury management (highly regarded);
  • A tertiary qualification within Transport and Logistics (not essential).


If you have the above attributes, or would like further information on the current opportunities, please email hr@mccolls.com.au or submit your application via the APPLY NOW button below!

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