Production Manager Jobs

How to Enter

When hiring a Production Manager, many New Zealand employers will be looking for candidates who have previous working experience in a manufacturing plant in a supervisor or managerial role. In addition, some businesses may prefer people with relevant tertiary qualifications.

 

Additionally, many production and manufacturing companies are also looking for the following personal requirements in prospective Production Managers:

  • Friendly, approachable and patient
  • Organised and great at planning
  • Excellent communicator
  • Able to motivate and lead others
  • Can work with conflict, under pressure and to deadlines
  • Great decision-maker and problem-solver

 

Typical Responsibilities

Production Managers may be expected to do some or all of the following job responsibilities:

  • Deciding production goals and timetables
  • Setting and reporting production budgets
  • Identifying what materials, supplies, machinery and equipment are needed to meet production goals
  • Managing suppliers and vendors
  • Evaluating production processes and creating reports
  • Maintaining, testing, improving and deciding when to repair or replace equipment and machinery
  • Developing new production processes
  • Developing, training and assisting factory staff
  • Meeting and liaising with clients and customers
  • Overseeing factory safety standards and risks

 

Progression

Production Managers may choose to take up a similar position in another industry or specialise further within Production Management, such as Manufacturing Technology, Quality Control or Health & Safety.

 

Salary Range

100K – 120K per annum (NZD)

 

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Wellington

Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955

reception@roblawmax.co.nz

 

Auckland

Physical Address:
Generator, Level 1
Stanbeth House
28 Customs St East
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 951 5011

Christchurch

Physical Address:
Level 1, Kensington House
185 Manchester Street
Christchurch, 8011
New Zealand

Tel: 0800 868 436

 

Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
Office T43
477 Boundary Street
Springhill
Brisbane
QLD 4000
Australia
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427

 

London, United Kingdom

344-354 Grays Inns Road
London
WC1X 8BP
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 3934 6389