Jobs Listing Branding
No qualifications required
Company Fonterra
Location Kapiti Coast, Wellington
Listed Wed 10 Jan, 4:24 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 32520
  • Key people leadership role with Fonterra in Te Roto!
  • Drive significant improvement in manufacturing plant, people and process improvement
  • 12 hour 4 on 4 off rotating shifts!

This role is key in driving significant improvement in plant, people and process improvement within the Fonterra Te Roto plant.

With 11 direct reports and reporting to the Site Production Manager this is a part of a small but unique team providing a chance to put your skills and experience of people leadership in a manufacturing environment to best use with the leader in its industry sector.

The role will cover 2 shifts of 12 hours, on a rotational, 4 on 4 off basis, with hours between 5am and 5.30pm, 365 days a year. Your previous experience of Continuous Improvement strategies, LEAN process to improve plant performance, will strengthen the already solid knowledge and experience of the teams you will lead; you’ll be the guiding light, the trusted advisor and the coach and mentor to your colleagues.

This is a real hands on role, which will test your capability to balance the relationships of a small team with the ability to be a team leader, driving process forward, providing goals and success platforms that everyone feels a part of and determined to achieve.

If this sounds like the manufacturing leadership role you have been waiting for then apply today!

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role will require …

  • Proven previous manufacturing leadership experience
  • A knowledge of Continuous Improvement and LEAN principles
  • The ability to influence positively and provide the engine to success
  • The capability to develop high performing teams through engagement and building knowledge
  • Competency in building strong, positive relationships internally and externally to your team

This is a great opportunity to really prove your metal in a wonderful role, with Fonterra!

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