Avon Industries is a long, established family-owned hot dip, galvanising and engineering company that employs 27 staff and has a nationwide customer-base.

You will report to the Operations Manager, who in turn reports to a hands-on Managing Director. You will be responsible for a production team of around 20 people and there are currently 4 direct
reports to this position who between them, supervise the galvanising, engineering, stores and maintenance functions.

This is not a corporate office position, but a hands-on role that is expected to lead from the front with the 3 key areas of accountability being:

Taking ownership of the H&S practices and processes in the production department;
Lifting product quality and processing efficiencies to new levels;
Building and maintaining a highly-productive and supportive team culture.

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Ideally, you will also be able to tick the following 7 boxes:
At least 5 years proven experience in a production management or senior supervisory role within either the production engineering, industrial processing or manufacturing/fabrication sectors;
Formally trade qualified;
Familiar with the principles and practices of LEAN Manufacturing;
Highly customer-focused (both internal and external) with emphasis on very strong DIFOTIS performance;
Able to set up, monitor and report on the critical production KPI's;
Able to provide examples of effective change-management in a production environment;
A hands-on leader with a highly positive, energetic and resilient persona.

Cover note and CV to be emailed to Ken Wilson of GT Advantage, no later than Friday 16th February 2018

ken@gtadvantage.co.nz

or 021 278 9992