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Shift Manager
Wellington Wellington New Zealand
Full Time

Well known and respected company, Excellent people skills, Overtime paid.

Whittaker's is New Zealand's biggest chocolate manufacturer, and has been voted New Zealand's 'Most Trusted Brand' for six years running!

A new Shift Manager role has been created in response to increasing production on the afternoon shift. This shift will run from 4pm to 2am, Monday to Thursday (with with the occasional move to a 3pm to 1am as required). Training on day-shift will be required for the first few months.

You will be joining an energetic, motivated team of people, with the goal of making the best chocolate in the world!
Reporting to the Factory Manager, you will be in charge of approximately 30 people working the afternoon shift. You will need strong leadership skills - the ability to engage, lead and inspire your team.
You will also need to be an excellent communicator, a self-motivated person and someone who likes to see a quality product produced and as team who enjoy their work.

Our new Shift Manager will:
  • Have a proven history working in a manufacturing environment (FMCG / food ideally)
  • Have leadership and management skills and experience
  • Be an excellent communicator at all levels
  • Be a self-starter able to motivate others, someone with that 'sense of urgency' manufacturing requires
  • Have excellent computer skills
  • Be a hands-on person, prepared to 'get your hands dirty' when required.
We need a person who gets on well with others, who doesn't get flustered and who will do what's needed to get the job done!

On offer is a competitive remuneration that will reflect your skills and abilities and the chance to join a fun loving and dedicated team.

If you are a Shift Manager, with a can-do attitude and you are looking for that next step and you like the idea of helping a great kiwi icon grow, let's talk.

Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.

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