Production Supervisor

The Company
Our client is a well-established Life Sciences company who supplies raw materials to pharmaceutical businesses across the globe. They are currently looking to appoint a Production Supervisor within its Auckland facility.

The Role
Reporting to the Head of Production, you will oversee day to day production and manage a team of 10 production staff which involves mentoring and hands-on leading on the production floor. As such you will be organising production to meet incoming order requirements on a daily basis, while ensuring Health & Safety and Quality standards are adhered to.

You, the Candidate
We are looking for an enthusiastic, practical and positive thinking candidate that wants to make a real difference. With our clients growing at a significant rate, this role will suit candidates that enjoy working in a dynamic and changing environment. You will also be a team player with developed communication and interpersonal skills. Ideally you enjoy being hands-on as you will spend most of your time on the production floor working alongside your team.

To be considered, you will ideally possess the following attributes:

  • Comfortable working in an abattoir and handling animal by-products
  • Production supervisory experience in a highly regulated industry
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills with all departments and levels (production staff through to senior management)
  • Physically fit and able to heavy lift up to 25kg
  • Able to work varied hours (either AM or PM shifts)
  • Own reliable transport and full driver license
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Positive attitude and ability to motivate staff

In return
This is an exciting career opportunity to join a successful and fast-growing manufacturer and exporter of biological products in a role that will allow you to further develop your production leadership skills. Our clients have a great company culture and working environment, and a lot to offer as they continue to expand.

Why come to us? 
We are one of the few recruitment consultancies in New Zealand where consultants have learned the trade before joining the recruitment industry and recruiting in their specialist sector.  Therefore, not only do we understand the needs of our clients in specific and general technical positions, but we also know how to get the best out of you, the candidate, to ensure that you are put forward for suitable roles in suitable locations with suitable salaries. 

How to apply     
For a confidential enquiry or to apply for this position please click on the APPLY button, alternatively contact Franziska Buch on 0800 171 000 or 04 472 6558 or email

Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.