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Night Shift Supervisor

Manufacturing & Operations

Lead a thriving plastics manufacturing operation in Waikato, NZ. A night shift Supervisor role with growth opportunities.


The family-owned company we represent has played a significant role in shaping the nation's history by sourcing and manufacturing diverse products for infrastructure and construction projects.

They are currently seeking an experienced Extrusion Supervisor to join the team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the nightshift team and overseeing all aspects of high-volume, high-quality plastics production for key sectors here in NZ.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership to ensure the team achieves business objectives.
  • Setting up, fine-tuning, and calibrating extrusion lines to meet quality standards and industry requirements.
  • Monitoring and adjusting extrusion processes to maintain pipe weight targets and quality specifications throughout production.
  • Collaborating with the Production Manager to troubleshoot issues and escalate serious technical problems to management and the engineering team.
  • Conducting general upkeep tasks such as equipment monitoring, maintenance checks, printer servicing, basic repairs, and adjustments.


  • Strong leadership abilities and problem-solving skills.
  • At least three years of experience in plastic extrusion manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in setting up, adjusting, and maintaining plastic extrusion machinery.
  • A collaborative approach to teamwork.
  • A dedicated commitment to Health & Safety and Quality standards.
  • High ambition, integrity, and a keen aptitude for learning.

What's in it for You:

In return for your skills and experience in the industry and broader heavy manufacturing environments, you will drive a leadership role with autonomy. You will have opportunities for career growth within the organisation following significant contribution to the overall business.

This employer has a supportive team culture with a positive work environment and fosters growth and development. A very competitive remuneration package with a healthy salary (reflective of your skills and experience) is on offer.

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Job listing published:
April 2, 2024

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