Head of Reinforcing

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Steel
  • Location:Auckland
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  • Closing Date:09 Jun 2023


Fletcher Reinforcing is a New Zealand leading fabricator and supplier of reinforcing steel and associated products to the building and construction industry. Every day our products are being used all across New Zealand to help our country move and connect. Over the last 5 years we have undergone significant transformation to ensure we deliver outstanding service to our customers, provide a great employee experience and deliver for our stakeholders. Recent results have told us we have made great progress with leading Customer NPS scores and high employee engagement.

We’re looking for someone special for the role of Head of Fletcher Reinforcing where you will be responsible for providing overall leadership, direction and management of  the team and the business. This is a great leadership opportunity, operating under the framework of Fletcher Building, and within the Fletcher Steel family of businesses.

Who will you be? This is a senior leadership role, so it’s likely that you’ll be able to demonstrate the following - 
  • A strong business acumen with a proven track record of delivering results.
  • Use of outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to thrive in diverse environments and lead in an inclusive way which provides genuine opportunities for all our employees.
  • A natural affinity to utilising data and insights to drive commercial performance 
  • Experience in developing and executing successful business strategies, with an ability to lead with a laser focus on those strategies through multiple levels of the organisation. 
  • Significant experience in a senior leadership role in either the construction/manufacturing environment or in a role where there are managing multiple stakeholders is the norm. You may have worked under the Construction Contracts Act or a similar environment.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for Fletcher Reinforcing in line with the overall Fletcher Steel strategy
  • Actively work to develop positive and functional relationships within the leadership team and contribute to national initiatives in line with specific areas of interest and expertise. 
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement
  • Continue to build towards best practise with regards to health, safety, and environment
  • Create and implement business strategies with regards to markets, operations, employees, capital, and assets which maximize the long-term profitability and sustainability of the business
  • Drive revenue growth and profitability by identifying new business opportunities and developing strong relationships with key customers
  • Manage and lead the Fletcher Reinforcing team to achieve the company's goals and objectives

Why would you work at Fletcher Reinforcing?
As a business unit leader this could provide you with the next step on your General Management pathway in a supportive environment with deep functional expertise. You’ll have real ability to shape direction and also be an integral part of the Fletcher Steel Leadership Team.

Lastly as part of Fletcher Building, we provide a wide range of benefits - 
  • Generous Parental Leave policies – providing Primary carers with 100% of pay for 6 months or 50% for 12 months, 4 weeks for Secondary carers, New parents leave and Transition to work support.
  • Ability to access the FB Employee Education Fund  & Fletcher Building Welfare Funds to continue your professional development or support your family in times of hardship. 
  • Long Service Leave & Gender Affirmation Leave
  • Opportunity to participate in FBuShare – Fletcher Building employee share plan
  • Staff discounts across a range of partners

Keen to know more?
Apply now or contact andrew.stevenson@fbu.com for further details.