Manager - Electrical Automaton & Control Systems

Job title : Manager - Electrical Automaton & Control Systems
Location : Bay of Plenty
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Kerry Rowlands
Job reference : KR72630
  • Rare management opportunity with established niche automation and controls company experiencing sustained growth

  • Competitive package in $150 K range inclusive of benefits and incentives

  • Mt Maunganui location

My client is a family owned, industrial automation and control systems company providing specialist services across the BOP, Tairāwhiti and Waikato regions. Reporting to the Technical Director this role will form an integral part of an established business and will be a key link in achieving the company vision to inspire creativity in design and build technology solutions.


The opportunity

The purpose of the role is to provide operational management and leadership to a team of 10-12 technical staff, identify and implement process and system improvements within the business, develop key client relationships and ensure the company’s position as industry leaders is reinforced.A varied role you will be responsible for estimating, planning, leading and managing projects as well as setting exemplary standards for your team, providing training and development plans and ensuring quality workmanship and exceptional service are a given. With developed administrative support structures within the business you will be well supported to focus on the core functions of your role!

You will procure work, drive performance improvement initiatives, provide Project Management and build and develop key client relationships.Working across a range of varied and at times hazardous environments you will be comfortable developing and maintaining a strong H&S culture, setting the standard for safe work practices.


About you

  • Developed Project and Operational Management experience within an industrial electrical or manufacturing environment

  • Proficient with estimating and costing automation, controls or related projects up to $1.5M

  • Demonstrable track record of continuous improvement, leading teams, driving performance and growth

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills with high levels of personal integrity

  • Collaborative leadership style,able to bring others along on a success and results driven journey

  • Industrial Electrical industry knowledge

  • Current EWRB registration desired but not essential

On offer

  • Rare management role within market leading industrial automation and controls company

  • Chance to stamp your mark on an established business and reinforce the company vision

  • Competitive package, salary + full use vehicle + phone+ bonus

As an established, leading business they know how things are done, your role is to add you own mark and develop and implement ways to do things better! To be considered you MUST have current, long term and unrestricted work rights for NZ and be based locally or with imminent arrival.


To be considered send your CV to jobs@roblawmax.co.nz quoting reference KR72630 or contact Kerry Rowlands for further information on 09 951 5006 / 021 917 913​