Shift Supervisor

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
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  • Closing Date:06 Dec 2023


At Iplex Pipelines NZ we are a team of over 200 people strong and we’re highly passionate about delivering plastic pipeline systems in New Zealand as we work to become NZ’s leader of plastic building materials.  We have team members working in manufacturing and distribution in Palmerston North, Christchurch and Ashburton, with our commercial head office based in Auckland. 

The opportunity:
We are seeking a Shift Supervisor to provide leadership to our team in Palmerston North. Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for your shift’s activities including safety, quality, environment, and production.  

You will be required to participate in a continuous rotating shift roster for this role as the plant operates 24/7. You will work on an 8-day cycle: 2 day shifts (12 hours), 2 night shifts (12 hours), 4 days off.

About you:

This is a hands-on supervisory position and proven production skills and experience are a pre-requisite. 

You will demonstrate the drive, energy and tenacity to influence others and achieve success. Ideally your experience will be derived from a frontline leadership role in a manufacturing environment and you will have some experience dealing with low level performance management.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Strong relationship building and communication skills
Problem solving skills and a strong safety focus will be highly regarded
Ability to work under pressure
Strong computer literacy skills
OSH Forklift Licence is preferred.

What we offer:

This position offers attractive remuneration and employment conditions. As part of the Fletcher Building Group, you will have access to all FB benefits, as well as free medical and life insurance.

Click apply now if this sounds like the right opportunity for you!

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.