Production Manager

Technical Recruitment Solutions

A rare senior manufacturing role located in the heart of Wellington CBD. An autonomous role in which you will lead a small to medium sized team.

Our client is the sole supplier of specialised electronic equipment for the parent company who is operating in the health industry. Due to sustained growth, we are looking for a Production Manager to bring along their proven experience in manufacturing and take the team to the next level. 

You will be responsible for the smooth operation of production and a team of 10 to 15 operators. In this autonomous role, you will be someone who is experienced and has a passion in implementing changes and establishing processes. Exposure to, and practical achievements in continuous improvement and using lean principles will be highly regarded. On the technical side, you must be well versed in using ERP or MRP systems to perform inventory management, production planning/ scheduling, etc. 

We welcome applicants from other types of manufacturing background, however, since it is mostly to do with the assembly of electronic parts, those who come from a predominately food or pharma background would likely not be suited for this role. 

In summary, the requirements of this role are, 
  • Must have previous management/ supervisory experience in manufacturing
  • Experience with ERP or MRP systems (eg. SAP)
  • Experience in production planning and scheduling 
  • Experience with writing SOPs and implementing systems and processes
  • Ideally has a background in LEAN and continuous improvement
  • Health and safety conscious 
  • A background in electronics/ electrical engineering/ telecommunications will be highly regarded 
This is a rare opportunity to work in a Mon - Fri, day-based, 40 hours a week role in manufacturing. If you value working in a tight-knit team and be able to make a real difference in the organisation, this will be an excellent opportunity for you. 

To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact Darren Chan on 0800 171 000 or

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