Permanent Positions

Production Supervisor

We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Production Supervisor to join our Gisborne Team. 

The successful applicant will have responsibility for:

  • Allocation of duties to the production team to carry out and meet production plan
  • Coaching, mentoring and leading production team
  • Meeting and maintaining Cedenco’s standards of productivity and quality
  • Ensuring the day to day production activities including the production schedules are carried out
  • Maintaining accuracy of daily production totals
  • Ensure company Health and Safety and Food safety requirements are met

The applicant must have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Demonstrated team leadership competencies in a manufacturing environment
  • Effective communication skills (oral, written and influencing)
  • Excellent mentoring and coaching abilities
  • Ability to develop key relationships and influence at management and plant team level.
  • Be Health & Safety conscious
  • Have experience in working in a continuous improvement environment
  • Good computer literacy

Previous experience in a manufacturing environment within the food industry, and a mechanical understanding would be advantageous but full training and support will be provided to the successful applicant.

Work hours will include a requirement for rostered shift work during the main processing season.

Applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and drug testing.

We are proud of being a good Gisborne employer and we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration rewarding skills and experience
  • A safe workplace
  • A drug and alcohol free workplace
  • Training and certification opportunities
  • The opportunity for internal advancement
  • Modern staff facilities
  • Long term commitment to local investment
  • A great team culture 

If you are looking to become part of a successful and reputable NZ Food company, in a role where you can really make a difference and utilise your skills and experience, then we would love to hear from you.


We are looking to move quickly with this role, so apply now, by submitting your full written application today, including CV and cover letter via our Seek  advert.

Applicants for this position must be able to demonstrate NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit to be considered for this role.

Please be aware applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment medical and drug testing as well as a police check.