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Operations Manager, Kinleith – Tokoroa Based

Reference Number : 20210401

Pedersen Group is a multi-national organisation in the wood-fibre industry. Recognised for its innovation, we have an exemplary reputation spanning over 40 years of designing and delivering individual business solutions for our customers.

A vacancy has become available at our Kinleith site, Tokoroa, for an Operations Manager reporting to the Site Manager.

Our Kinleith site manages the log yard operations for Oji’s Kinleith Mill, operates a chipping and debarking operation and the Taumata Export Logyard.

The role is accountable and responsible for the day to day management of our customers KPI’s, maintaining a close working relationship with the Principal’s of our customers, managing operational outputs and performance and setting strategies and plans in place through the coordination of fibre, labour and both fixed and mobile plant.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Commitment to a Health & Safety focused culture by promoting and supporting the company quality & safety standards, focusing on continuous improvement whilst demonstrating the company values and behaviours.
  • Client relationships.
  • Input into and management of the site operational budget.
  • Providing leadership and support to the site’s employees.
  • Overseeing and coordinating all functions on site.


As the successful applicant, you will have proven ability to lead and motivate a cohesive team of direct reports and a staff of 47, operating on a 24/7 basis, whilst fostering on-going organisational culture and improvement and demonstrating sound judgement with a focused and logical approach to problem-solving.

Our commitment to you is an industry and market competitive remuneration package including a motor vehicle, whilst working for a vibrant company with a culture and core values of openness, integrity and respect which we apply at every level.

Should you require any further information relating to the role please contact Richard on 027 825 6676.

Applications, including a copy of your CV, can be submitted using the apply on-line for currently advertised jobs section under Careers on this website [www.pedersen-group.co.nz]

or posted to:

HR, Pedersen Group
PO Box 1895
Rotorua 3040

Operations Manager, Kinleith
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Chip Truck Driver – Tokoroa Based

Reference Number : KI2021/05

Pedersen Kinleith has a vacancy for a chip truck driver at the company’s operation at Kinleith.  We seek applications from suitably qualified and experienced people interested in this full time permanent position.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate previous experience and current competency in operating a truck and trailer unit with experience in tipping.  Experience in self-loading using a pivot Loader would be an advantage.  The holding of a class 5 licence and W endorsement is required for this role and assistance in obtaining w endorsement may be provided.

Pedersen operate a drug and alcohol free workplace and the successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol test prior to any position being offered.

Applications, including a copy of your CV, can be submitted using the apply on-line for currently advertised jobs section under Careers on this website [www.pedersen-group.co.nz]

or posted to:

HR, Pedersen Group

PO Box 1895

Rotorua 3040

Chip Truck Driver
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