Operations Manager

Ruby Recruit Ltd

Searching for an authentic Operations Leader with spark and energy.

  • Genuine Leadership Role
  • Specialist Manufacturing
  • State of the Art Facility

For over 130 years this market leading business has been operating in New Zealand and making high quality products for more than 75 of those years. In that time, they have helped shape the way New Zealanders think about their products, from being just a functional building product, to something
that adds value to our homes and our lives. With this rich history, strong reputation, and a leadership team focused on excellence across all aspects of the business there has been no better time to be part of this ambitious company.
Reporting to the General Manager – North Island, under a recently appointed CEO who has made an instant impact, the Operations Manager will play a critical role is driving and shaping future success of the Auckland Plant, the largest of four manufacturing sites across New Zealand.

Key areas of responsibility include:
 Leading and contributing to the Zero Harm safety culture and well-being of employees
 Provide leadership, coaching and direction for Operations teams
 Improve quality, yield, up-time, productivity of the plant
 Drive a culture of equipment continuous improvement
 Drive a strong accountability culture from team behaviors to reducing downtime
 Manage costs and ensure on time delivery of product to the customer, without risk to employees, equipment or the environment.

To be a success in this role you will be an authentic leader with the spark to drive progress and get the team to follow your energy and direction. This role is rich with opportunity, from capacity uplift, continuous improvement, people development, and future proofing this critical manufacturing operation.
You will bring a wealth of demonstrable operations, manufacturing, and supply chain leadership experience to the table, ideally gained across a broad spectrum of products or industries. Your instant gravitas and drive will ensure quick successes and a real opportunity for future personal growth and career enhancement.

To find out more contact Paul George on 027 777 9100 or paul@rubyrecruit.co.nz