Pohlen Partners

Technical Manager - FMCG

Pohlen Partners

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Applications Close - End of Day: 13-06-2019


New Zealand

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Career role leading a technical team within a significant New Zealand food producer   


A familiar, strongly profiled New Zealand brand in the food industry, this company is growing market share nationally and has an established export market. Recognised by customers and the industry for quality products and a customer focused approach, you will be an important contributor to this management team.  


Responsible for the technical leadership of a manufacturing facility in East Tamaki, the role will lead the technical and quality compliance team and contribute to formulating business strategies. Strategy implementation will embed and drive world class manufacturing performance in the fries, vegetable processing and packaging operations. Responsibilities encompass commercial, technical, operations, food safety, waste management and people elements, with relationship management and stakeholder engagement highly important to success.


A relevant tertiary qualification is essential together with prior experience in managing an FMCG food production plant, ideally with experience of frozen fries. Characteristically for a leader at this level, you will have sound commercial acuity with knowledge of export food safety standards.  Being curious and action oriented with a strong continuous improvement focus will contributed to success.  With exceptional interpersonal skills, you are comfortable influencing internal and external decision makers, creating cohesive teams that are focused on achieving the vision and company goals.

Career Opportunity  

The compelling success story of this New Zealand business combined with growth plans, the position, and qualities of their leaders is an appealing blend for career advancement. This is a stimulating career opportunity for a technical leader to make an impact on this future-focused business.  

To apply, phone Beatrice Roets at Pohlen Partners on +64 9 3570570 or send your application directly to us, via the application link.

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