PPG Industries Operations Manager in Auckland Region, New Zealand

PPG is a world leading supplier of paints, coatings, specialty materials and chemicals. We have more than 140 manufacturing facilities operating in more than 60 countries around the world. Locally in Australia and New Zealand, PPG is a leading manufacturer of coatings to the industrial, automotive, refinish, protective, marine, packaging, aerospace and architectural markets. Within New Zealand, PPG manufactures, distributes and services a broad range of customers including locally manufacturing specialty products for the NZ Steel industry and the sales and distribution of paints and coatings to the general industrial and architectural markets.

PPG New Zealand requires a seasoned and commercially focused Operations Manager, to provide leadership to all operational activities across manufacturing and the warehousing sites (Auckland and Christchurch) within PPG New Zealand. As a member of the NZ leadership team and ANZ operations leadership team, you will ensure safe and compliant plant and warehouse operations, effectively managing plant capacity, quality, costs and service for the optimum benefit of the PPG business units and external customer requirements. Leading a large team you will grow a strong performance culture, using best practice manufacturing principles, enabling production targets and scorecard metrics to be achieved.

To be successful in this role you will have worked in a senior operations or production leadership role from the manufacturing sector having led a multi-disciplinary team in your remit including safety, supply, technical, production, quality, distribution. You will be a highly commercial leader, financially astute, a strong communicator and comfortable in a highly technical environment.

PPG Industries offers an environment for continuous learning and the opportunity to progress within a global organisation. PPG offers a competitive salary, flexible working, product discounts and staff rewards programs. PPG embraces diversity and equal employment opportunities at all levels of the organization. We are committed to supporting and enhancing diversity; as such, we encourage applications from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.


Organization: *Industrial Coatings

Title: Operations Manager

Location: New Zealand-Auckland Region-Auckland-Monahan Road, Auckland

Requisition ID: 1700003940