Processing Divisional Manager

Jobs at New Zealand King Salmon : Processing Divisional Manager in Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand - AquacultureTalent

Are you looking for a challenging role with a growing organisation? Do you want to work with a world-class product and team? Opportunities like this do not come along often!

Reporting directly to the COO, in this newly created position you will provide strategic direction and leadership to our processing division, encompassing Production, Quality and Compliance Projects and Engineering.

Are you looking for a challenging role with a growing organisation? Do you want to work with a world-class product and team? Opportunities like this do not come along often!

Reporting directly to the COO, in this newly created position you will provide strategic direction and leadership to our processing division, encompassing Production, Quality and Compliance Projects and Engineering. You will be responsible for the performance of the processing area, ensuring the highest quality, food safety and operational standards. With proven ability to lead change, you will mentor and empower our processing leaders to drive engagement in their area and achieve results.

Processing Divisional Manager

You have proven experience driving continuous improvement within an operational environment, and your commitment to health and safety, along with food safety will be evident in all your interactions. Your natural leadership style will consolidate all activities within our processing division, providing strategic direction across the team. With the ability to build partnerships across business units, you will also be resilient, and adaptable within an ever-changing environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction for the Fresh, RTE and VA factories ensuring the direction is aligned to the Processing Strategic Plan.
  • Drive food safety, quality and efficiency improvements by effective leadership of operations managers and team leaders.
  • Maintain the highest levels of plant hygiene and food safety through leadership.
  • Provide Leadership and direction to the Operations Managers Day and Evening shift.
  • Ensure the highest level of quality in all aspects of the Fresh and VA Factories.

Main requirements

You have proven experience driving continuous improvement within an operational environment, and your commitment to health and safety, along with food safety will be evident in all your interactions. Your natural leadership style will consolidate all activities within our processing division, providing strategic direction across the team. With the ability to build partnerships across business units, you will also be resilient, and adaptable within an ever-changing environment.

  • Proven ability to lead continuous improvement culture in high-care high-quality food processing
  • Ability to implement process change using recognized methodology.
  • Minimum 7 years experience from Salmon processing background.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Ability to deal with pressure.

Nice to have

  • Food Safety Qualification
  • Project management

We offer

Bringing with you relevant tertiary qualifications or commensurate experience in production and continuous improvement, you will join an innovative and engaged team. You will receive a competitive remuneration package, while enjoying all the benefits of living in sunny Nelson.