Production Manager – Food

Auckland
Madison
Full Time

Job Description:

My client specialises in providing authentic and fusion Asian cuisine to the hospitality industry and food retailers. They are an industry leader who are passionate about making great tasting, healthy Asian food.

The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple departments toward maximum productivity. You will have extensive experience with rostering appropriately and motivating production staff to achieve production goals. Additionally, you’ll display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within your team. Your ultimate responsibility is to increase production efficiency.

What you will be doing

Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment

Develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within your team

Manage and develop new products as outlined in strategic plans, delivering scheduled outcomes on time, working closely with the National Sales Manager and CEO

Resolving problems in the factory teams, manage the workforce and engage in recruitment for relevant positions

Ensure all human resources and production activities are carried out within legal and safety requirements

Manage timely data collection to update operations metrics to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors, and deliver excellent customer service

Oversee the maintenance and repair of all machinery and equipment in the factory to achieve maximum production efficiency

Oversee materials and inventory management

Engage in procurement activities, including testing new ingredients and communicating with suppliers to negotiate pricing

Conduct budget reviews and report cost plans

What experience and attributes you needStrong new production planning and management skills

Strong budget development and oversight skills

Excellent ability to delegate responsibilities while maintaining organisational control of branch operations and customer service

Highly experienced in conflict management and business negotiation processes

Knowledge of general business software and aptitude to learn new applications, proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Knowledge of general business software and aptitude to learn new applications, proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Fluent spoken and written Mandarin Chinese necessary

If you think you have what it takes to step into this challenging but very rewarding role, then please apply using the link provided or email lynette.fegen@madison.co.nz

Please note due to current border restrictions we can only consider NZ Citizens or Visa holders who are already in NZ



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