Night Shift Supervisor

George Weston Foods Limited (GWF) makes some of Australia’s and New Zealand’s favourite food, satisfying people’s hunger for authentic, exceptional food every day. Renowned in New Zealand for our iconic brands including Tip Top® Bread, Burgen, Ploughmans Bakery, Golden, and Big Ben we are a Top 20 FMCG business producing a wide range of mainstream bread, bakery snacks and pies.

Our  Role & Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for an  exceptional manufacturing supervisor /  leader to be based at our Otahuhu Bakery on Great South Road. Our Otahuhu bakery is the flag ship bakery in our NZ network.  Success  for our Otahuhu bakery  means  success  for our business in NZ.  Therefore  we  are recruiting a leader  that has  the drive / passion and  ambition  to  deliver  further success at  this site by creating  a  high performing team on our night shift that  displays a very  strong focus  on  SAFETY.

Reporting to the manufacturing manager, your  responsibilities will include: staff development and performance management, team engagement, training & induction, food safety &  quality  leadership for the shift.  This role  will  work  a four on four on four off  12  hour shift pattern.

Success  for this  role will primarily be measured  via  your leadership  to develop  a  culture  of SAFE. 

 Demonstrating  on a daily  basis a passion  to  reduce & eliminate  Threat To Life  Risks across our Otahuhu Bakery.

About You

You will bring a passion for safety.

Ideally you will have an industrial bakery / food manufacturing background. You will be IT literate with SAP reporting experience. You will have excellent communication and decision-making skills and will have the ability to work well under pressure.

You will have strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and engage your team. At GWF we are passionate and enthusiastic about our people and our business. We seek to ensure every person grows during their time at GWF and is proud to work here. 

Our  Values

We hold our company values in very high regard – ‘Safe’ being one of them.  This translates all of our GWF team considering safety in all aspects of work and private life. 

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity please click "Apply" to complete an application form and upload your current resume. 

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Please note: Applicants for this position may be required to undertake pre-employment screening tests, including Drug & Alcohol testing. 

Permanent Full Time

Job no: BZCH911850

Location: Otahuhu

Closing Date: Friday, 29 March 2019