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Production Supervisor

Waipapa Pine is a leading provider of high-quality timber products located in the beautiful Northland area. We have two sawmills, one in Waipapa near Kerikeri in the gorgeous Bay of Islands, and another in Whangarei. We are committed to delivering exceptional products and services to our clients while maintaining the highest environmental standards. And we are proud to be part of the Fletcher Building Group of companies. 

This is a great opportunity for a strong leader with a safety and quality bias to learn and grow a career in the timber industry.  We require a production supervisor for one of the operational teams within our Mill.   The role is tasked with maximising production, while also ensuring that our people are safe, motivated, and fully trained.  You will develop strategies to improve processing performance, safety, quality and employee development. 

What you will bring:

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy collaborating with other teams and communicating at all levels of the business
  • Be curious about learning and enjoy problem solving and taking a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role, and ideally have also completed a supervisory or leadership course
  • A detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and precision
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards and show a firm focus on the highest levels of health and safety
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to quality
  • Care about your team and want to develop and train them.

What we offer:
We understand that our people are our greatest asset, therefore, being part of the Fletcher Building Group, you will have access to these awesome benefits:

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Relocation assistance
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Discounts, lots of them; Across a range of businesses and products
  • An incredible Employee Education Fund, funding anything from a Diploma to a Master’s Degree
  • Employee Welfare Fund to help in times of need
  • Ability to join the Fletcher Building share scheme
  • An industry-leading parental leave scheme
  • Ability to participate in FB wide groups that focus on diversity, sustainability and many other key initiatives

At Waipapa Pine, we offer more than just a job; we provide a supportive and inclusive work environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. You'll have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts, contribute to meaningful projects, and advance your career in a thriving organization committed to excellence and sustainability. If you are passionate about people and are eager to join a dynamic team in the timber industry, we'd love to hear from you. Join us at Waipapa Pine and be a part of a successful team that’s shaping the future of timber manufacturing!