With a manufacturing plant along New Zealand’s Western Bay ofPlenty, Addiction Pet Foods is now the biggest and mosttechnologically-advanced dry pet food plant in New Zealand, producing highlysought-after ultra-premium pet food in the market today. We carry award-winningpet food brands like Addiction, Awesome Pawsome, and Wishbone.We now operate globally in close to 15 countries, including USA, Australia,China, Japan, Singapore, and New Zealand.
By “going to the ends of the earth for pets”, we haveachieved exceptional growth and have amassed a passionate following of petowners around the world. In the same way, we aim to go further for your careerby providing exciting opportunities for growth and development both in NewZealand and internationally.
Addiction Pet Foods is a place to grow and spread your wings.The work environment is highly dynamic, keeping pace with the ever-changingdemands of the pet food industry.
· Because the industry is so vibrant andfast-paced, you will be exposed to many opportunities to prove your mettle.Resiliency and flexibility are encouraged as you work your way throughthese challenges. This prepares you to stretch and grow and explore variouscareer paths within the company.
· You get theopportunity to work in different countries, with different people [linkremoved] and different cultures, giving you a truly global experience andexposure. You will be given global tasks that you can proudly say are global innature as you have interacted with different teams from our global network ofoffices.
· . Individualcoaching sessions, trainings, and learning summits are in place so you learnand grow at the same time. Learning programs are arranged by our Team Learningand Development as you grow in your role, equipping you with the knowledge tofurther your career in the company.
We are looking for an experienced tojoin our senior management team. You will manage our New Zealand manufacturingplant operations in Te Puke, Bay of Plenty.
You will monitor and evaluate the manufacturing plant operatingperformance and ensure all policies are followed. You will research newbusiness opportunities, systems and tools, and lead budget decisions. Tosucceed in this role, it’s essential to have extensive experience in the petfood/food manufacturing industry with a proven track record in plant/operationsleadership and strong strategic and analytical thinking capabilities.
Overall, through this role, you will help us develop our NZManufacturing plant strategy and growth.
The Site Manager will plan, direct,coordinate, and oversee Addiction Foods New Zealand Plant operationsactivities, ensuring the development and implementation of efficient operationsand cost-effective systems to meet the current and future needs of theorganization. This involves oversees production by working directly with andproviding leadership to supervision in the followingdepartments: Manufacturing or Operations, Engineering and Maintenance,Supply Chain & Logistics, Project Management, Quality, and New ProductDevelopment.
Directly reports to the Chief ExecutiveOfficer (CEO) of the company.
The role is based in our Manufacturing Plant in the Bay ofPlenty New Zealand.
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