Ashby's Ready Mixed

Operations Manager

Ashby's Ready Mixed

Trades and Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 11-07-2018


New Zealand

Work type:

·        Significant Leadership Role

·        Commercial and Results Focus

·        Christchurch Based 

 Ashby’s READY mixed is a member of the HWR Group of Companies and is aligned with Allied Concrete Ltd, a leading supplier of Ready Mix concrete with over 50 plants operating throughout New Zealand. The company has a significant market presence and is recognised for its technical capability, operational excellence and product innovation. The Ashby’s brand was established in 1963 to serve the builders and contractors in the Canterbury Region and has grown to become one of the largest local and national production facilities. For more information about the company please visit and

Reporting to the Area Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of the management and leadership of the Ashby’s READY mixed Christchurch branch. This includes health, safety and environment, financial and operational performance, staff management, quality, and asset management and utilisation. You will also be responsible for ensuring sales and margin advantages are leveraged with customers through strong relationships. You will be joining a culture where people, team work and contributions are valued and actively supported.

This is an excellent opportunity for an effective generalist manager from a dynamic operational environment such as manufacturing/logistics or continuous process. You will have proven ability in all accountability areas, particularly in continuous improvement. Experience in a related industry would be advantageous, but an understanding of the construction industry and the ability to drive key initiatives are of greater importance. Previous experience managing a P&L and strong commercial acumen will allow you to enhance the performance of the business.

Please click here to view a Position Description for this role.

To apply for this dynamic role within one of New Zealand’s most progressive privately owned companies, please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Nick Carter on 03 345 8764, or Sally Goldsmith 03 345 8761.  

Applications for this role close at 5pm on Wednesday 11 July 2018


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