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Extrusion Team Leader

Whanganui, New Zealand

Reference: 5641394

  • Showcase your excellent people management skills
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Competitive hourly rate

We are currently recruiting for an Extrusion Team Leader to provide leadership to a manufacturing team of approximately 10 team members. Waters & Farr Limited is a market leading New Zealand manufacturer of quality polyethylene and polypropylene pipe systems. Reporting to the Extrusion Shift Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the operation of extrusion lines with a strong focus on health and safety, achieving quality product and team management.

Waters and Farr is currently a 24/5 operation with 8 hour shifts including day, afternoon and night shifts.Key attributes:

  • Good communication skills and able to build positive relationships
  • A strong health, safety and quality mindset
  • Able to motivate and engage others to work as part of a team
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Previous people supervisory experience required
  • Preference wil be given to applicants with relevant industry experience

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure that product is manufactured in line with specifications
  • Allocate workloads to achieve production plans
  • Promote Health and Safety and ensure compliance with company polices
  • Problem solve and take corrective actions
  • Motivate team to optimise productivity and engagement
  • Support skill development and performance improvement

At Waters & Farr we consider our people our greatest assets and believe there are a number of benefits to working with us including:

  • Competitive wages
  • Southern Cross cover (after 6 months)
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Values-focused team environment

Waters & Farr are committed to high levels of health and safety. Therefore, all candidates will be expected to pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug screen and medical. You will also need the legal right to work in NZ.

This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with a growing business, learn some new skills and launch your career with Waters & Farr. Interested? Apply now!