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Humes Pipeline Systems
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Humes is a dynamic and innovative leader in the precast pipe manufacturing industry, dedicated to producing high-quality products that support our customers, with a legacy of excellence spanning 100 years, we have established ourselves as an industry pioneer.

Are you a visionary leader with a passion for manufacturing excellence? We are looking for an experienced and motivated production manager to join our Christchurch team.

Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

  • Opportunity to lead a dynamic and innovative manufacturing team.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Career growth and development opportunities.
  • Be part of a company committed to sustainability and corporate responsibility
  • Fletcher Building Staff discounts - PlaceMakers/Mico/Southern Cross
  • Employee Education Fund - Financial Educational support for Staff & Dependents
  • Parental Leave Policy

Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role

As the Production Manager, you will:

  • Lead manufacturing to meet production targets, quality standards, and cost objectives.
  • Prioritize and promote a safe working environment, adhering to all safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Provide effective leadership to the manufacturing teams, fostering a culture of teamwork, accountability, and innovation.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize processes, reduce waste, and increase productivity.
  • Ensure that all products meet or exceed quality standards and implement quality control processes to maintain consistency.
  • Efficiently manage resources, including manpower, equipment, and budgets, to achieve operational goals.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, supply chain, and sales, to align site manufacturing operations with company goals.
  • Meet key performance indicators (KPIs) and regularly assess and report on the performance of manufacturing operations.

Ngā Pūmanawatanga Ōu - What You Will Bring

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in: Manufacturing, Engineering, Management, or related discipline.
  • Experience in managing manufacturing operations, and extensive experience running production or engineering functions, with product knowledge of concrete advantageous.
  • Minimum 5 years leading a best practice Operations / Manufacturing function.
  • Strong safety culture and able to establish a safety mindset in the business.
  • Understands Product Quality and engineering for optimal product standards
  • Exceptional customer focus
Research shows that females and minority groups don’t apply for roles unless they match 100% the job description.

We are proud of your diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger. We welcome your individuality and encourage you to bring your true self to work, so if this role is of interest but you feel you don’t fit it, we would still love you to apply.