Argus Heating

Operations Manager

Argus Heating

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Applications Close - End of Day: 22-06-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Significant New Zealand Owned Business
  • Senior Leadership Role
  • Christchurch Based Export Focused

Argus Heating Ltd is a leading specialist in electrical heating element design and manufacture for over 50 years, providing bulk container heating solutions to industrial and commercial clients across the world as well as domestic industrial heating elements. Argus Heating is a company focused on quality and continuous improvement, proudly manufacturing in Christchurch and employing 70 team members. For more information, please visit

The Role

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer you will provide leadership for all operational aspects of the manufacturing team of 40 staff including Supply Chain, Production and the Engineering Workshop, as well as Health & Safety and Quality Management. This role liaises closely with other department leaders including the Commercial & Finance Manager, GM Sales & Marketing and Technology Manager. You will lead ‘end to end’ operations strategy planning and implementation to deliver the product range to the market on time and to the required standards. Proven manufacturing methods will improve the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of the business as it strives towards becoming a world class facility.

 Your Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role you willhave operations and production management experience within a similar product processing environment. You will have highly developed leadership skills and experience and a knowledge of world class manufacturing processes and techniques, with a good understanding of LEAN manufacturing. Analytical thinking and problem solving with an organised and structured approach will prove beneficial. You will be a good communicator who drives a positive team culture and is results focused. It is likely you will have a relevant tertiary qualification.

To Apply

If you are organised, results driven, with a strong customer focus and are also a team player, please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking the ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to David Clausen on 03 345 8762 or Nick Carter on 03 345 8764.

Applications close 5pm Monday 22 June 2020

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