Shift Supervisors

Job Title: Shift Supervisors
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New Plymouth, New Zealand
Salary: NZD70000 - NZD80000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-23
Reference: 78170
Contact Name: Bruce Jordan
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2018 03:29

Job Description


Shift Leader
New Plymouth Based


The Taranaki region has been ranked as the second best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet in 2017 while New Plymouth has won many awards with its sustainable living, fantastic coastal walkway, beaches and a brilliant place to bring up families.  And this exciting opportunity is based in the heart of this.


Lonza are well regarded specialists in the research, development and manufacture of agrichemical and timber treatment requirements for both the national and international markets.  Zelam (a part of Lonza) are heavily involved in the manufacture of herbicide and fungicide products and they are continuing to develop and adapt to market conditions and requirements and their top of the line research, formulation and manufacturing gives them a strong edge over their competition. 


As a progressive business that is always striving to improve systems and processes and they put a great deal of focus on ensuring their products are of the highest quality. Due to this and their committed focus on growth and expanding their manufacturing plant they have created a Shift Leader role to lead, mentor and develop your teams to ensure production targets are met through streamlined manufacturing operations.


You will be reporting to the Plant Supervisor and will be overall responsible for managing up to 7 staff members so must have full experience manufacturing and team management capabilities.  This would include having behavioral leadership experience and a passion for driving team and career performances.

Other key requirements for this role include:



  • Learning the plant’s processes and systems to ensure processes are streamlined
  • Solid computer skills with ideally SAP experience behind you
  • Experience in different areas of a manufacturing plant’s logistics including inwards and outwards goods
  • Experience with developing SOP’s
  • A dedicated approach to health and safety


As this role has a critical part to play in the business it is preferred that you have at least 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role. A relevant tertiary qualification would also be preferred.


This is a fantastic long term permanent career opportunity with stability and career progression with a market leading and expanding organisation.


Applicants will also be required to undergo pre-employment medicals and drug and alcohol testing.


To apply for the above positions please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter or phone Bruce on 021 247 7311 for a confidential chat and further information.



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