One of our Whanganui clients is seeking an experienced Production Manager to assist in a manufacturing setting. The business is locally owned and operated specialising in manufacturing leading edge products and processes.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Production Manager will oversee the processes, quality and heath and safety of the manufacturing unit which operates 24 hours Monday-Friday.
The Production Manager will be ready to implement lean manufacturing strategies, in particular the 5s methodology while maintaining the requirements within the ISO 9001 &ISO 14001 management systems. It will be their responsibility to ensure products and services are available on time and in accordance with specifications while optimising manufacturing efficiency.
- Proven experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills
- Commitment to Health and Safety and staff wellbeing
- Analytical skills with excellent problem solving skills
- Experience in writing reports and delivering presentations
Whanganui has a population of approximately 40000 and is known as the River City. Affordable housing, reputable schools and an inclusive community atmosphere are just a few reasons to consider the move. For more information check out www.visitwhanganui.nz and see the advantages of living in a great city that has everything in the area or within a couple of hours travel.
As part of our recruitment process you may be required to attend several interviews. The preferred candidate will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol screening tests and a criminal history check. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
If this sounds like the role for you please apply with your CV and cover letter online now!