Site Manufacturing & Operations Manager (NZ2724/01TAG) - Archway

Site Manufacturing & Operations Manager

The Company
Strategic, dynamic and totally customer service driven, this impressive, highly innovative building materials manufacturer is on a significant growth journey. Committed to well-defined success factors, a set of strong values underpins and forms the foundation of its culture and in turn, the behaviour of its people. With two manufacturing sites in Australia and one in New Zealand, along with multiple distribution centres, the business has a strong footprint and is on track to double its size within five years. This is an exciting business!

The Role
Reporting to the GM of Operations, you will primarily provide the leadership, direction and operational improvement strategies necessary for the manufacturing and distribution operations. To achieve the site’s KPI’s and deliver the agreed profit contribution, you will be accountable for:
  • Safety principles around zero harm
  • The development of annual business plans that meet the requirements of the Company’s strategic objectives and operational KPI’s
  • Driving rigorous operational performance and improvement in areas of Safety, Operations, Environment, Financial and Supply Chain.
  • Identifying and managing risk around human resources employed and asset maintenance and management.

The Location
This role is located in the heart of the wine-growing Marlborough region. It is one of the sunniest areas in New Zealand. Mountains frame the area and trap the summer heat (temperatures over 30°C are quite normal in February and March).

Tertiary qualified, with significant timber industry, manufacturing and operations management experience, you are commercially astute, and understand operational excellence and how to drive continuous improvement. Highly effective as a leader you are able to motivate, develop and optimise performance. With a safety-first approach, you are pragmatic, decisive and capable of building strong multi-stakeholder relationships and delivering effective outcomes.

This is an exceptional opportunity with the level of remuneration required to satisfy the exciting challenge it represents. If you see yourself as someone who is down-to-earth and able to move with ease across all levels, and at the same time you have the gravitas to deliver the necessary requirements of a high-performance business, then you will thrive in this role!

Please apply using the following link:

Alternatively, forward your resume to quoting Ref No. NZ2724/01TAG Contact: Tricia Reardon (03) 6295 1163


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South Island, New Zealand


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