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Production Team Leader

Our client is a family owned and operated company based from Oamaru, who specialise in the production of bird and small animal pet food. They have been operating for over 40 years and are committed to continuous improvement in their range and capability. With a strong belief in the value of the natural environment surrounding them, they are dedicated to creating superior, natural feed that has the highest nutritional outcome possible for our small friends.

Passionate about valuing their people and creating an enjoyable work environment, there's no question as to how they have developed such a long-standing and loyal team. Due to ongoing growth, the newly created role of Production Team Leader has been introduced to add value to this team, improve on consistency and maximise potential in the bag packing area. The ideal candidate will have experience within a production environment, however this is not essential as full training will be provided for the right person.

Key responsibilities;

  • Packing small packs of grain and seed products (500g - 10kg)
  • Efficient using of bag packing machinery
  • Weekly production planning and record keeping
  • Leading part time/casual team to meet production targets
  • Ensuring high quality control
  • Monitoring packaging stock levels
  • Forklift driving

The perfect candidate;

  • Motivated, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work with and lead a small team to achieve targets
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Great communicator
  • Forklift experience (license advantageous)
  • Experience operating packaging machinery beneficial but not necessary
  • Good level of physical fitness
  • Takes pride in high quality product

This role is full time Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm. Our client strives to look after their people, so there is potential for growth/development opportunities for the right person down the track. Take advantage of this great opportunity to build on your leadership skills within a close-knit supportive team, who are passionate about what they do and driven to achieve.

If this sounds like your next venture - apply online NOW or call Kelsi on 027 5388 794 for a confidential conversation.

 

Vacancy ID: 200137044

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