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Manufacturing & Production
Production Operations Leader
North Island, NZ
Permanent Full Time

At the Pride, our Team Leaders are responsible for both guiding and supporting their team while ensuring production plans are executed to meet production rates and wastage benchmarks. As one of the large format breweries in New Zealand, The Pride produces some iconic beverages.


In this role you will be a strong people leader with a challenger mindset. Supporting the Packaging Department, you will engage and bring stakeholders on a journey while owning the execution of strategy and ensuring budget, waste, and performance metrics are achieved.


The Brewery operates Monday – Friday 24 hours and this role will rotate across day and afternoon/evening shifts. This role will be based on site at The Pride Brewery in East Tamaki, Auckland and is a fixed term contract ending in July 2023.


Some of the skills you will have:

  • Previous people leadership experience
  • Ability to work cross functionally and bring stakeholders on a journey
  • Experience within a manufacturing/production environment
  • Ability to adapt to quickly to deliver production plans and achieve targets
  • A mindset of continuous improvement


Some of the things you will be doing in the role:

  • Lead and develop your team to achieve tasks and support with talent building
  • Action weekly production plans with a focus on waste and stoppage minimisation
  • Support the team to use lean manufacturing tools and systems across the relevant production area
  • Influence spending against budget
  • Champion a safety-first culture at the Brewery


At Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity, and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business. Are you hesitating to apply because you don’t think you meet all the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we’d encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore your unique skill set and the value you could add to one of our teams.