General Manager


Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 14-12-2017


New Zealand

Work type:

·         Design, Innovation, Global Growth

·         Award Winning Manufacturer

·         Dunedin

Proudly designed and produced in Dunedin since 2002, Escea indoor and outdoor gas fires now grace some of the finest homes worldwide.  A New Zealand manufacturing success story, Escea is seeking an innovative General Manager to lead operations to support the company’s significant ongoing growth.

The General Manager will lead the business and have input into the development and delivery of strategic objectives.  Key focuses will include maintaining smart customer and supplier relationships, and ensuring financial success and ongoing growth.  Retaining and developing high performing staff and ensuring the achievement of sales targets, operational efficiency, research and development, and a strong health and safety culture are critical.  Leadership experience in a dynamic production environment and an understanding of LEAN principles is desirable, as is the ability to thrive in a non-corporate, fast paced setting.

This is an excellent opportunity for a leader with technical aptitude, a passion for innovation and customer service, and a value-add attitude to join an organisation that is in significant growth phase with a world class product.  A privately owned company, Escea values the nimbleness that comes with being able to respond quickly to market forces. 

Based in the company’s modern plant in Dunedin, the General Manager will be expected to forge a strong bond with managers, directors, staff, customers, suppliers and the Otago region.

Confidential enquiries can be made to Graham Ewing or Lynell Bell of EQI Global on +64 3 377 7793 or email at  Applications for this role close on Thursday 14 December 2017.

All applications will be acknowledged by email.


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