Yard Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
  • Job Reference:IPLEX/30337
  • Closing Date:25 Feb 2023


Iplex Pipelines are a leading NZ manufacturer of plastic piping products to numerous industries. Our dedication to innovation, safety and quality is recognised by our position in the market, and our technicians work hard to ensure that status remains.

The Opportunity:
Kickstart your 2023 career in this all-encompassing role as a Yard Manager, leading the day-to-day activities of the Palmerston North yard; coaching and developing your multi-skilled workforce. You’ll be passionate about safety, quality, team success, and enjoy being in a hands-on supervisory role in a fast-paced environment. Main duties will include:
  • Supervising all activities through effective team leadership of a team of 12 staff members across 2 shifts
  • Ensuring all aspects of H&S compliance are met and there is a true focus of safety on a day-to-day basis
  • Operational management; ensuring inwards goods are checked for quality, orders are picked/packed on time and despatch activities are carried out to agreed timeframes

About you: 
This presents a fresh opportunity to join a market-leading Organisation with unrivalled opportunities for career advancement within the team and across Fletcher Building.  As well as someone who goes out of their way to deliver an awarding winning customer service you will:
  • Be a true people leader, who is hands on and able to lead by example
  • Possess effective planning and organising skills, with the ability to motivate and engage your team for success
  • Have excellent communication skills, accurate attention to detail and able to use initiative
  • Demonstrate solid knowledge of storage and despatching processes in a similar environment

As part of the Fletcher Building group of companies, you will be able to leverage experience and relationships from across our organisation and achieve success for yourself and our company. Our Business is going strong, and the industry is very stable. Future growth can come in all forms, anywhere in NZ, as you will be part of a large organisation offering a supportive working environment, competitive salary and a commitment to ongoing learning.

We’d love to have you join our team - please get in touch if this role sounds like your next opportunity!

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.