Chief Executive Officer


Trades and Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 02-08-2019


New Zealand

Work type:

·       Leading Manufacturing Company

·       Career and Lifestyle Opportunity

·       Wanganui or Manawatu Location

Our Client

Parkwood Products Ltd is a successful family owned business founded in 1985 manufacturing and distributing doors, shutters and hardware. With over 80 staff, they have built a market leading reputation through product innovation across New Zealand and a growing presence in Australia. For more information on Parkwood Products visit their website:

The Role

Reporting to the Board, you will have overarching leadership and management of the business, driving the vision and business plans to deliver the growth strategies. This is a wide ranging role leading the overarching management of the business including sales, product design, manufacturing, logistics, operations, warehousing, distribution and administration. Key responsibilities include strategic and financial management, leadership and human resources, health and safety, commercial relationship management and future growth development.

Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role, you will have considerable professional, senior leadership experience and capability, ideally in a manufacturing environment. You will be a dynamic and confident leader with strong interpersonal skills and the desire and ability to deliver the long term strategies of the business. Your strong financial, analytical and commercial acumen will be matched by excellent people management and communication skills.

To succeed in this role, you will be a strategic thinker, ideally with past successes in the production or manufacturing environment and a focus on continual improvement and LEAN processes while being comfortable being actively involved in building key customer and supplier relationships.

To Apply

If you possess vision, energy and initiative and are drawn to the opportunity to make a difference to a successful New Zealand business, submit your CV and cover letter by clicking the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries are welcome by phoning Sally Goldsmith on 03 345 8761 or Nick Carter on 03 345 8764.

Applications for this opportunity close at 5pm Friday 2 August 2019