Area Manager

Job Description

Are you a persistent, industry focused and solutions based individual who thrives on thinking outside the box to deliver a quality product to your sites and clients?


Weir Minerals is seeking an experienced Area Manager, to support the coal mining and processing sites between Mackay, Dysart and Glendon.


Working with all levels of maintenance, production, processing and management, you will maintain current relationships and create new ones through both face-to-face site visits and office-based communications.


Using your well-versed business development skills, you will foster trust, reliability and strength through knowledge of the Weir Group of products and services, with the ultimate goal of providing integrated solutions.


This role will focus around Weir Minerals dewatering products, wear solutions, pumps and centrifuges products and will require travel approximately 2-3 days per week.


The role reports into the Regional Manager - Queensland and is Mackay based when not travelling.


The key responsibilities of this role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Focus on aftermarket support for all Weir equipment to ensure strong spare parts and service business performance.

  • Analyzing and determining the most crucial needs of key customers and engaging all necessary WMA Product Manager's and Service Specialists to provide outstanding customer service levels.

  • Develop marketing strategies in conjunction with the Regional Manager

  • Regular detailed measurement of TOC "Total Ownership Costs", whereby reporting of current TOC, improvement and savings is a routine activity

  • Trial proposals are to be presented based on a commercially justifiable business case to improve the customer's TOC

  • Track & report market share and opportunity GAP analysis focusing on closing the gap

  • Report weekly on past and planned activities and provide details of significant market issues (customer and competitor)

  • Train key customer personnel in the application and operation of Company products


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience in processing, mechanical engineering or background as a fitter with advanced technical training beneficial

  • Knowledge of coal mining clients, processes and site requirements desirable

  • Proven experience and ability to present proposals to customers

  • Ability to problem solve and be an active listener

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills

  • High level of initiative and problem-solving skills with the ability and drive to follow through with required actions

  • Current manual drivers licence

  • Willing to undergo QLD Coal Board medical with drug & alcohol testing


What we offer

  • Monday to Friday 5 day working week

  • Vehicle / Laptop / Mobile phone

  • Job security with a Global Organisation

  • Great team and work culture

  • Above market employee super contributions of 11.5% (great opportunity to build your super)

  • An excellent workplace culture within a globally recognised brand - operating in over 60 countries worldwide!

  • Career development, opportunity for further growth and progression.

  • Opportunity to achieve a bonus


About Weir

Weir was founded in 1871 and today, 150 years later, is a global market leader providing trusted technology and serviced which make mining operations more productive and profitable. We own, design and manufacture some of the industry's most trusted brands. We pride ourselves on our ability to be where and when our customers need us to help them sustainability provide the essential resources needed by the growing world.


To view the full details for the role and to apply, please submit a cover letter and CV via our Careers portal. All offers of employment will be subject to passing a pre-employment medical and a drug & alcohol screen. [link removed]


Supporting all of our people


At Weir, we wish to encourage applications from all people. Fostering an inclusive environment where all people feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work is our commitment. [link removed]