Production Manager – Night Shift

14 / 09 / 2021

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Manufacturing / Plant Management


The Company
Hunter Campbell is proud to be partnering with Sanford for this integral hire. Sanford (NZX) is one of New Zealand’s oldest companies and while it embraces its 100+ years of heritage, it is a pioneer of sustainability and innovation within the seafood industry. One of New Zealand’s biggest exporters, Sanford delivers fresh and frozen produce to all corners of the globe with the goal of becoming the best seafood company in the world. 

The Role
This role is for responsible for the coordination and management of the night shift processing operation. This includes resourcing, ensuring a safe working environment, people development, and achieving planned production outcomes through efficient and optimised processes. The main difference between the day and night shift – Night shift are responsible for the unloading team which will be detailed in the formal job description. 

The role has 3 direct reports – Foreman, Production Administrator & Logistics Operator Supervisor. Indirectly the processing team consists of a further 39 employees looked after by 3 team leaders. This role is fast paced and will need someone who can build credibility with an extremely hard working and diverse team.

What’s in it for you…
This is a unique opportunity to influence the performance of one of New Zealand’s most recognisable companies. This is a people-focused business, where company culture is paramount – no more so than in the engine room which is processing. Therefore you will be surrounded by fantastic colleagues in a supportive environment. As stated above the night shift hours are 8pm-4:30am. Remuneration will all depend on level of experience. 

To be considered for this position, submit your CV by following the link below. For a confidential discussion please call John Boyle on 021 737 576 or email

  • Quality leadership and a positive attitude are a must.
  • You will need to build credibility with a high performing / hard working team.
  • Hours: 8pm-4:30am

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John Boyle
Senior Consultant, Supply Chain, Operations and Procurement

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