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Extrusion Team Leader – Twilight Shift

  • Fantastic Team Culture
  • Clean, safe and efficient environment
  • Opportunity for personal development
  • Afternoon Shift

Do you have experience leading a team in a production environment? Are you familiar with Lean Manufacturing? Are you proficient on the computer and good with Microsoft programmes?

A great opportunity has arisen for an Extrusion Team Leader to join a local plastics company that manufacture high quality plastic products to clients nationally and worldwide. This position is a hands-role to manage and co-ordinate the production process to the required standards of quality, timeliness and cost efficiency, by co-ordinating people and processes.

Key areas will be providing leadership in H & S, developing purpose and vision for the team and continuous improvement initiatives towards a culture and plant of excellence.

You will provide on-going support and training to ensure the team meets daily, weekly and monthly objectives by guiding them and promoting a productive, safe and efficient environment. The successful applicant must have previous experience in a production environment, managing a team and be familiar with Lean manufacturing.  You will be leading a team of 15-20 staff so will need to be personable and have strong leadership ability along with knowledge of Microsoft programmes at an intermediate level.

Key areas include:

  • Leadership of the shift production team
  • Leading and developing the Health and Safety Culture
  • Setting/achieving production priorities/planning/scheduling
  • Contribute and implement continuous improvement

In addition to the relevant qualification and experience in manufacturing/operations you will be a person who enjoys leading by engaging with the team on the production floor and working with them to solve issues. You will have sound decision-making skills, experience with ERP systems, an understanding of implementing solid processes, plus a strong ability in team training and development.

This position is on the twilight shift working Monday to Friday from 2.30pm-11.30pm and comes with a company cell phone.

If you are looking for a role that presents daily challenges and variety then this may be the position for you. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and must be conviction free.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading and stable company and benefit from the opportunities offered by a global group. For further information contact Jo Jamison on (03)308 9675 or email your CV and Cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz by 5.00pm Monday 5 July, 2021