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Production Manager - Situation Vacant August 2020

Production Manager

•    Food production leadership 
•    World-class, family owned, export business
•    Based in extraordinary Nelson Tasman

Tasman Bay Food Co. are seeking a talented individual with food production experience to lead the manufacturing of innovative market leading products.

Tasman Bay Food Co. is the company behind leading food products including Juicies, Moosies, Dr. Feelgood Frozen Pops & Zesti bakery goodies. The Tasman Bay team are passionate foodies, with a range of healthy & unique snack products being marketed across New Zealand; exported to markets as far flung as Japan, United Arab Emirates and Australia; and co-manufactured for other food businesses.

The role of Production Manager is diverse & challenging, as part of the operations team you will have responsibility to lead the production team and the daily manufacturing of amazing products. This role reports to the Operations Manager and works alongside our Technical Manager and Planning & Purchasing Manager to ensure the products, systems & people are world-class and continuously improving.

To be the right person for this opportunity you will be someone who has proven success in leading a team, be a great communicator, well organised with the ability to solve problems. Experience with food safety & quality systems is a must, alongside a strong level of H&S experience. Additional capabilities, particularly in lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, team training and general machine operating knowledge would be a huge advantage.  Being a passionate foodie is also essential!

This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual that is looking to be part of a market leading company.  

Applications close Friday 28th August 2020

For further enquiries please contact Melisa Kappely ph 0277340392 or email

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Factory & Bakery Roles

We regularly have full-time and part-time roles available in our Juice & Dairy factories and Bakery.  If you’re fit, reliable, a team player and can handle early starts, we encourage you to email us for an application form.

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