Production Team Leader

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Our client is a large food ingredient manufacturer based in the North Shore. Due to internal movement of staff, we are now looking for a Production Shift Team Leader to join the team

The job.

This is a shift-based position, and you will need to be prepared to work a rotation 5-day shift – days, afternoons and nights.

Our new Production Team Leader, will be responsible for:

  • Providing leadership and mentoring to develop and coach the production team
  • Providing direction to ensure production targets are achieved
  • Ensuring HSE protocols are followed, and machines are kept and operated in a safe manner
  • Ensuring that the materials and equipment needed for production has been ordered and is on hand
  • Monitoring production quality and correcting errors, whilst notifying the appropriate people
  • During the night shift, being the ‘responsible person’ for any issues that occur on site.

In general, taking responsibility for producing the best quality products, in a safe and hygienic manner.

The person.

To join us in this role, you will have:

  • A minimum of 5 years production management leadership experience
  • Proven experience managing and developing staff
  • A tertiary qualification (preferred)
  • Good mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and be committed to continuously improving how things are done

We need a person who gets on well with others, who does not get flustered when the pressure is on and who is looking for a change and a challenge. We need a person who takes pride in their work and in building and looking after a great team! If that’s you, let’s talk. 

On offer is a very respectable salary package, and the chance to join a fun loving and dedicated team.

To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, or alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact:
Daniel Hopkins 04 282 1563 or
Andrew Hickey 04 282 1562
Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact us in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.

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