Production Manager
Paengaroa, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
9h ago

Job Description

AFFCO Rangiuru seeks an exceptional meat industry professional for the role of Production Manager.

AFFCO Rangiuru is a mixed species processing plant located in Te Puke, Bay of Plenty. The area is a superb lifestyle location close to beaches, great fishing and close to Mt Maunganui and Tauranga.

Servicing an extensive array of global and New Zealand markets, AFFCO Rangiuru is part of the AFFCO NZ Ltd group which runs a nationwide operation encompassing nine meat processing plants and two further plants processing hides and pelts.

This position is an integral part of the plant management team and has functional relationships with employees, livestock procurement, slaughter, cold stores, MPI, Assure Quality, compliance, plant administration and asset management.

The primary objective of the role is to assist the Plant Manager in the oversight of the processing of stock to company, customer and regulatory standards whilst maximising the plant's profitability and efficiency.

The role is also critical to the supervision and motivation of the plant workforce and requires exceptional skills in relationship building and man-management.

Key Responsibilities Include :

  • Consistent monitoring of processing quality plant-wide to ensure high standards at all times
  • Solid knowledge of cuts / processing techniques to assist other staff and help maintain benchmarks
  • Analysing information to recognise areas for improvement and then translating this to practical enhancements / solutions in processing departments
  • Ensuring that labour resource is utilised for optimum efficiency and throughput
  • Making sure that all health and safety procedures and regulations are adhered to throughout the production process
  • Guiding Supervisory teams through change and providing leadership and direction to staff Continuously improving standards and profitability
  • Previous experience in a meat processing environment at a Supervisory or Management level is essential. The right candidate will be highly organised, self-motivated and passionate about delivering excellent results.


    A relevant tertiary qualification would be advantageous.

    Additional Information

    If you want to take the next step in your career and believe you are the person to fill this exciting role then please apply online today, or come in and see us at our plant at 1562 Te Puke Highway, Paengaroa.

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