Manufacturing Manager

Manufacturing Manager
Company:

Oji Fibre Solutions


Manufacturing Manager

Details of the offer

Oji Fibre Solutions Packaging is one of New Zealand'sleading manufacturers and suppliers of packaging solutions to a wide range ofindustries throughout the country. Oji isthe world’s 5th largest pulp and paper company with 31,000 employees globallyand sales in excess of USD13 billion. Ourcustomers include blue chip manufacturers and marketers of packagingproducts to the food, primary produce, industrial and grocery sectors.

Reporting to the Facility Manager; this vital roleis responsible for the keymanufacturing function within the plant, your focus will be on deliveringperformance results within budget, exceeding customer quality requirements andaccountability for ensuring your team is operating safely at all times. In addition, we require a focus on continuousimprovement within product quality, cost controls and delivery performance.

Your experience in transforming behaviour bydriving positive change will be highly regarded, as will exposure to a fastpaced, high volume production/manufacturing environment (Packaging orFMCG). Ultimately, we are looking forsomeone who is dynamic and thrives on the challenge of improving team performance,whilst challenging the status quo toimprove overall production, productivity and quality and to take the site tothe next level.

This role will require you to:

Actively support the site Health and Safety improvementplan, with a focus on continuing to improve H&S engagement within themanufacturing team. Develop and implement innovative strategies tostandardize and improve processes for all manufacturing operations. Analyse production data to identify problems anddevelop corrective actions. Implement the site training plan. Maintain and improve visual management standards toensure that information is communicated effectively within the team. Ensure all incidents of underperformance areaccurately recorded, including any corrective action taken to support acontinuous improvement in performance. Play an active role in the introduction of newproducts to the site for existing and new customers, ensuring a high level ofattention is paid to quality and manufacturing performance. Ensure employees have individual performance plansto support the achievement of personal and business goals. Develop and maintain relationships with keysuppliers for consumables utilized within the manufacturing area

Ideal attributes and skills:

Extensive manufacturing leadership experiencewithin a fast-paced manufacturing environment Ability to effectively communicate across all areaswithin the business Ability to transform team results throughcoaching/mentoring and goal setting Focus on delivering continuous improvement through theleading of structured problem-solving processesEnergetic Proactive Go-Getterwith proven problem-solving skills Project management experience Customer focussed and goal orientated Strong Computer literacy (Outlook, Word and Excel)

What we offer:

Positive, supportive and professional workenvironment Competitive salary in accordance with yourqualifications and experience Career development opportunities 7.5% Superannuation Benefits Packageincluding: life insurance, incomeprotection insurance, free basic Southern Cross Medical Insurance and carparking onsite.

This is a real opportunity to bring your BestPractice Leadership, Health and Safety and Process Improvement philosophiesinto play and to join a leading fibre based packaging manufacturer committed tousing sound, sustainable business principles in our operations.

Please apply via the website using an up to date CVand including a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for thisrole.

In accordance with Company Policy the successfulcandidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination,drug test, police check and credit check. Oji Fibre Solutions will meet theseexpenses.

Only candidates legallyentitled to work in NZ will be considered

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