Jobs Listing Branding
Company Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location Manukau City, Auckland
Pay & Benefits NZ$180000 - NZ$220000 per annum + Bonus
Listed Wed 14 Feb, 1:11 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 107410443/001
Reporting in to the Senior Directors the Plant Director will take control of all plant operations (incorporating inbound and outbound supply chain, planning etc). With over 8 Direct reports and 140 indirect reports this is a large Plant Director role requiring dynamism, extremely strong man management experience and the ability to run both short and long run manufacturing on behalf of demanding and fast paced clients.

Client Details

Multi site Manufacturer requires a Plant Director to take strategic and operational control of their advanced manufacturing facility in the Auckland region. Boasting a promote from within hiring policy normally this is a rare opportunity to join a business experiencing impressive compound and year on year growth.


Reporting at Executive Level the Plant Manager will hold full responsibility for people, equipment and performance for this advanced and automated Consumer Good Manufacturing facility. Your responsibilities will cover:

- All site performance and reporting, working in conjunction with HR to lead and drive a culture of engagement and delivery

- You will control inbound materials/ ingredients, all site operations and outbound operations through a large and complex matrix management operation

- Your role is all about developing and empowering the Site Managers to ensure the highest DIFOT, engagement and performance levels are achieved whilst getting the most out of the sites very advanced bespoke machinery

-You will drive and lead a LEAN Manufacturing and waste reduction facility and manage a multi mullion Dollar labour, CAPEX and investment budget designed to deliver increased value to customers


To be successful in applying for this role you will be a Plant/ Manufacturing/ Operations or General Manager of the highest calibre.

- Your demonstrable experience in managing complex FMCG operations with advanced automation will be complimented by your Degree and ideally Masters Qualification

- Your experience will be gained from any fast moving manufacturing operation and you will have held full control for a site operations (covering inbound materials/ ingredients through to despatch)

- You will thrive working and directing a fast paced plant, will hold a great knowledge of Automation, LEAN Manufacturing and be able to evidence examples of delivering a high performing work force, reducing waste and delivering for multiple highly demanding clients on a same day and next day basis.

Job Offer

$170,000- $200,000 + Bonus.

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Matt Walker on +64 9 354 8131.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.