Whangarei based Operations and Factory Manager

Exciting opportunity for a people and operations leader to run a printing factory based in Whangarei

  • Category : Manufacturing
  • Sub Category : Plant Management
  • Location : North Island Other
  • Work Type : Permanent / Full Time
  • Salary : $
  • Whangarei Based
  • High growth, successful kiwi business going global
  • Opportunity to take full ownership for the factory and lift the bar

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced operations leader to manage a printing factory based in Whangarei.  This role is to support a business set to be one of the biggest kiwi success stories making waves on the global stage.  This business was created with the mission to help others grow on a personal level as well as at a business level. This values driven business has a simple vision to be the world's best at what they do. 

Born in New Zealand, with sites in the US and the UK, this successful business now supplies worldwide. Due to this rapid growth they are now looking for an experienced operations and factory manager to lead their team through the next phase of growth that scaling businesses experience. This role will be based up in their riverfront factory in the heart of Whangarei.

About this opportunity
This role ensures the super smooth and seamless running of the NZ operation so they can produce high quality work for every customer - on time, every time.

This operational role in the team is essential in managing, understanding, and driving the overall workflow of the entire site. You will have ownership of rostering and scheduling, reporting, ensuring the site has everything needed to be effective and efficient. It is a given that you are process driven and highly organised!

You are a natural leader; supporting people to be the best they can be, you simply talk the talk and walk the walk. You’re setting expectations around workflow and driving accountability through the factory along with the usual people leader responsibilities: hiring newbies, checking in via one to ones, coaching, completing formal reviews and managing performance.

With a calm solutions focused mindset you’ll tackle problems head on and fast, you understand urgency and how to communicate effectively to harness the potential within the factory. You are adaptable and stay ahead by seeing the opportunities presented as this is simply in your DNA along with a logical and methodical approach.

To be successful in this position:

  • You are a natural people leader with previous leadership experience
  • You are highly organized in your approach to things.
  • You work in front of the factory, think ahead and can foresee problems before they happen.
  • You are fluent in all aspects of screen printing from an operational and a production standpoint.
  • Understand a factory workflow and impacts of a high pressure, fast turnaround environment
  • You have the ability to connect and communicate effectively with a broad range of people.
  • Computer and tech savvy
Bonus points if you have previous printing experience.

What’s in it for you:
This is an awesome opportunity for someone who wants to be part of a growing Kiwi success story. This is a business that listens and cares about their people and wants to offer not just a place of employment but a career home.

Are we describing you? 

Apply now or you can contact Angela on 0212440435 or email angela@sproutnz.com for more information.

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