Production/Engineering Manager, Waitane Plant

Platinum Recruitment Limited

NZ iconic name in red meat Silver Fern Farms have a unique role for an Production Manager with Engineering skills for their successful Gore plant

  • Gore, Southland for breathtaking scenery with work - life balance
  • One of NZ's most stable industry's with one of the leading employers
  • Production & Engineering background in FMCG
SOUTHLAND BASED ROLE - GORE
PRODUCTION & ENGINEERING MANAGER & 2IC PLANT MANAGER


Platinum Recruitment are thrilled to be partnering again with Silver Fern Farms in this unique multi-skilled opportunity.
The Waitane plant may be one of the smaller of the groups' plants, but they are turning out some amazing results. They want an experienced Production Manager with a proven record in engineering to come be a part of it.

THE ROLE:
Senior leadership role overseeing production & engineering functions across the site, whilst also stepping into plant management duties in absence of the plant manager. You will be critical in ensuring Compliance, H&S, Quality, KPIs, ensuring reliable machinery for production. This is an important role - wallflowers need not apply.
If you have a background in the above within a high speed, FMCG, production environment - this could be the role to utilize & cement your skills whilst propelling you into the next stage in your career development.

THE REQUIREMENTS:
Min. 3 years in leadership role within manufacturing/ production
Min. 3 years in supervisory role in maintenance engineering
Trade certified/ Qualified Fitter/ Turner/ Maintenance Engineer
Demonstrated wins with Lean Manufacturing
Proficient in Continuous Improvements
Health & Safety champion & influencer
Effective communication skills up & down the chain
Successes in engaging & mentoring your teams 
Proficient in meeting & smashing KPIs
Forward thinking in terms of preventative maintenance
IT proficient, including CMMS software
Drive & enthusiasm to drive success and enjoy the wins with your teams
Applicants with Immediate NZ work rights

THE REWARDS:
Join this established plant with industry leaders & enviable employers, Silver Fern Farms. They promote and embrace career succession for long term personal development.
Competitive remuneration package & support of the larger group

If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW, I want to hear from you now as we are going straight to interview for the right candidates. Or call Julie on 027 7528461 for more information.