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Production Team Leader

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Are you ready to lead with fire in your belly and inspire excellence in production? We're seeking a dynamic individual to fill the role of Production Team Leader, based in Upper Hutt. As part of the team, you'll embody my clients vision to inspire tastes, inspire occasions, and inspire the world. If you're ready to make a difference and lead by example, apply now to be a part of their journey!

Role Overview:
• Lead a team to ensure production, quality, and safety standards are met.
• Monitor and report on shift performance and KPIs.
• Manage team and respond effectively to incidents or issues.
• Coordinate training and support continuous improvement initiatives.
• Safety: Champion a positive safety culture and identify risks.
• Food Safety and Quality: Ensure compliance and improve product quality.
• Production: Achieve targets and drive continuous improvement.
• Support Processes: Manage data entry and systems to support production planning.
• People: Support staff rosters, training, and development.


To be successful in this position, you will need:
• Effective planning, leadership, and communication skills.
• Strong analytical skills and lean/continuous improvement experience (Not essential)
• Minimum three years' experience in food manufacturing, with leadership experience.
• Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to lead, coach, and inspire a team.
• Attention to detail and commitment to excellence.
• Well Organised: Efficiently manage resources and orchestrate multiple activities.
• Building Effective Teams: Foster morale and define success in terms of the whole team.

Together, let's create WOW experiences and shape the future of food production. Want to know more? Email serena.daysh@robertwalters.co.nz or call Serena on 022 184 2126

*Please note, shift times are 4:30am – 2:00pm, 12:30pm – 10:00pm and 8:00pm – 5:30am

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Commercial / Procurement

Industry: Manufacturing & Production

Salary: $90,000 - $120,000 per annum

Workplace Type: No

Location: Wellington

Job Reference: 1963780/001

Date posted: 15 April 2024

Consultant: Serena Daysh

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