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Asphalt Plant Manager

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellington
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines), Management, Manufacturing, Operations/Production, Sciences, Civil Engineering

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

The Asphalt Plant Manager will utilise their experience in asphalt operations to be accountable for the management of our Asphalt plant.  You will be responsible for all production activities in the manufacture of high quality products and ensure safe, efficient and profitable environment. 

KPAs will include:

  • Safety, Environment, Quality and Risk Management
  • Production Activities
  • Planning and Direction
  • Outcome Management
  • People Management & Development
  • Client Management
  • Resource Management

Ultimately this role will provide management and leadership to the plant team and processes that deliver safe, cost effective and sustainable manufacturing, consistent product quality and have product available to meet customer requirements.

About you:

  • Proven management experience and a suitable level of specific experience in the Asphalt Production industry
  • Proven management experience with responsibility and accountability for staff, plant and return on investment
  • Proven track record in developing a culture that supports SQE management, encouraging and rewarding excellence
  • Have a passion for Continuous Improvement
  • Desirable to hold a tertiary qualification or equivalent in engineering, business management or a related field.
  • Clear demonstration of leadership behaviours that empower others to make decisions, deliver and succeed.
  • Successful in the development of positive internal and external client relationships

What Downer has to offer:

Besides the challenging and rewarding role itself, you will have the opportunity to be part of an industry leading team.  You will also be compensated with a competitive remuneration and have plenty of opportunities for career development in a large, stable international organisation.

If this sounds like a role you could sink your teeth into, then we want to hear from you!  Apply today by going to using  reference 560826 to put an application forward.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

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