Department Manager Secondary Butchery
Silver Fern Farms Limited
Auckland, New Zealand
9d ago

Department Manager Secondary Butchery

Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products.

We are a regionally significant business : with annual revenue in excess of $2bn, 7,000 employees, seven offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries.

Our Vision : To become the worlds most successful and sustainable grass-fed red meat company.

We have an excellent opportunity at our Pacific plant in Hastings, Hawkes Bay, for a highly capable person experienced in leadership and supervision within a meat processing operation.

This position reports directly to the Assistant Plant Manager and is critical in organising and planning the production of the Beef boning process at this site.

Your skills and experience :

  • strong leadership and communication skills
  • fully conversant in operational health and safety management
  • relevant industry experience and knowledge of regulatory and hygiene compliance requirements
  • sound knowledge of meat industry practices and compliance with a focus on beef production
  • good knowledge of product specifications and strong customer focus
  • ability to manage a large seasonal workforce
  • competent to an intermediate level in Excel / Word / PowerPoint
  • The Department Manager Secondary Butchery will be responsible for boning operations with a focus on health and safety, food safety compliance, personnel management and production projects when required.

  • Key performance areas of this role will be to focus on quality and yields, and engaging our workforce to produce quality products that meet our customer'
  • s expectations and achieve throughputs that enhance efficiencies.

    Our ideal candidates are people who are passionate about manufacturing quality food products and experienced in building performance based cultures that make a difference.

    If you are a dynamic individual who has the drive and motivation to succeed, and is excited at the prospect of furthering your career within the New Zealand meat industry, we look forward to hearing from you.

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