Aitken Concrete - Plant Manager

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Management
  • Business Group:Firth Industries
  • Location:Gisborne
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  • Closing Date:25 Jun 2023


The concrete division of Fletcher Building is on an exciting journey towards environmental sustainability. Developing the skills and abilities of our people at all levels is integral to that plan.

Nōu te rourou | What's in it for you?
  • A great team culture where we enjoy celebrating our successes and supporting each other
  • Access to training, development, and career progression
  • Employee Education Fund – Staff & Dependants
  • Access to Fletcher Building Benefits programme including, parental leave, share scheme and staff discounts
Supported by our Area Operations Manager, you will use your experience and knowledge to help grow and support, not only the site but the wider company as well.

Ko tā mātou mahi | Our Role

To oversee day to day production activities
  • Achieve the plants planned operational performance in consistent with the Certified Business & Sales & Operations Plans
  • Comply with all Firth Health, Safety, Environmental and Injury Management policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that the Certified team is customer (internal & external) focused and achieves excellence in all aspects of service. Ensure optimum production, quality, inventory and delivery performance to meet and, where possible, exceed customer expectations
  • Work with the technical and laboratory teams to ensure that the plant will comply with company quality standards for mixes
  • Monitor and apply production KPI’s to ensure continuous improvement of all operational activities
  • Co-ordinate the mixing of concrete and loading of trucks in order to meet customer demand and ensure that orders are delivered on time
  • Batching and Delivery accordingly to production plan

Ngā Pūmanawatanga Ōu | What You Will Bring
  • Substantial industry experience and demonstrate the ability to manage and lead a diverse team, in such a way that all targets are met, and that the plant operates in an efficient, effective, and harmonious manner.
  • High technical and professional standards, Comply with, legal, corporate, operational and technical developments.
  • An understanding of how to analyse, interpret and apply standard business performance measures.
  • Experience in maximising operational capability.
  • Management and leadership expertise.
  • Business and commercial acumen

About our Company

Aitkens Concrete is part of Firth Concrete, and Firth have been around for over 95 years which means they are one of the most recognised names in the trade.  We’re proudly kiwi, and our concrete ranges are all products of Aotearoa.  Firth Concrete is the business our customers can trust to deliver great service and products, with the commitment to doing this in the most sustainable way possible.

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