Production Controller

Posted on 13-Feb-2018
Application Close Date: 06-Mar-2018
Job Details
North Island - Other
Manufacturing/ Production
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is Australasia's leading listed food company.  Goodman Fielder New Zealand is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in New Zealand, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that New Zealanders have grown up with and enjoy every day.  Our excellent portfolio of consumer brands includes Quality Bakers, Meadow Fresh, MacKenzie, Kiwi, Tararua, Edmonds, Freya's, Bouton d'or… just to name a few!

We are passionate about our iconic brands and products, and strive to be the best place to work in New Zealand.  We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our business and be part of our success.

Our Opportunity

We are seeking someone to join our business as a Production Controller.  This is an integral role for our Site operation as you will be responsible for collating and reporting on production data as well as identifying and implementing process improvements for our Site.

As Production Controller you will build on our partnership between the Operation and Supply Chain functions and strive towards ensuring works orders, Bills of Materials and on floor inventory are accurate and maintained in a timely manner in SAP.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Meet and maintain data entry accuracy requirements
  • Support the provision of  accurate daily & weekly reports, on all production data collated
  • Ensure data entry timelines are achieved in order to keep usage variances to a minimum
  • Collate data on waste and ingredient usage
  • Ensure inventories are accurate
  • Monitor, report and investigate variances
  • Ensure SAP data is maintained in a timely and accurate manner for inventory transactions and postings
  • Recommend improvements in Bill of Materials and Cost of Goods, have these approved and then implement changes


This is great opportunity to gain experience in a large NZ food manufacturing business and utilise your planning and inventory management skills, while working with the team to identify and implement best business practices and build capability.


About You

  • Experience in production scheduling and inventory management, a NCPICS qualification is desirable
  • Experience using SAP MRP modules and a knowledge of purchasing elements within SAP
  • Experience in the FMCG or food manufacturing industry is desirable
  • An ability to drive process improvement, combined with analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills


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