Manufacturing Manager - Frame & Truss

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:PMK 14907
  • Closing Date:20 Dec 2019


Join the team at PlaceMakers - New Zealand's leading and largest supplier of building materials! As a business within the Fletcher Building Group that has continually gone from strength to strength; this is a fantastic time to join a team with big plans. Our motto is that nobody is easier to do business with. We take pride in having the expertise and products to deliver projects in an efficient manner that exceeds the expectations of our customers. To continue to support this, we are looking for a robust Team Leader to join us as a Manufacturing Manager for our Christchurch Frame and Truss site.

In this role, you will be responsible for the effective day-to-day operation of the Frame and Truss plant. We have a solid team of 90 staff and we need an experienced hands-on people leader who can provide strategic leadership and mentoring to drive them to continue to meet and exceed high standards of production operations. Your focus will be on strategic planning and you will be utilising best practice methods to drive product quality systems, obtain cost efficiency, and identify opportunities to continue to meet business needs and customer expectations. Your strong understanding of compliance to regulatory EHS and quality systems are crucial to ensure that everyone adheres to our policies and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.

The ideal candidate will have proven team leadership experience in a manufacturing or production environment and will possess the following skills and experience:
  • Effective interpersonal and clear communication skills
  • Commitment and leadership ability to drive your team to meet and exceed high standards of quality and performance
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements and practices
  • Strong organisational and problem solving abilities to assess situations and implement solutions
  • Good computer literacy and understanding of financial reporting
  • Knowledge of the building industry and supplies or technical aptitude is desired

What’s in it for you?
Every day is a challenge but you will take on a role that provides a great opportunity to further develop your leadership capability and create an impact. You will be part of a thriving organisation that continuously strives to be the best building partner in the market and takes pride in making sure we're delivering the level of service our customers expect. You will be offered a competitive salary, vehicle, exciting benefits package, and real opportunities for career progression within the PlaceMakers and Fletcher Building group.

Join us if you are passionate about what you do and enjoy working in a culture that is collaborative and one where you can make a difference every day.