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Plant Manager

  • Eliminate environmentally harmful gases using state of the art technology
  • Low-Demand Role, High Rewards. Work smarter, not harder
  • Highly flexible position based in Kawerau

Our client is a leading environmental services company dedicated to addressing the critical issue of end-of-life refrigerants. Specializing in the responsible disposal and destruction of refrigerant gases, they operate with a strong commitment to environmental sustainability. The company is currently in the process of constructing a state-of-the-art plant in Kawerau, utilizing innovative technology to neutralize and render refrigerants harmless. This eco-friendly approach aligns with their mission to eliminate the environmental impact of these gases, ensuring a safer and greener future.

In this role you will:

  • Work with installers and builders of this new facility with an aim to have operations fully functional by the end of 2024.
  • Oversee all aspects of ongoing plant operations, focusing on safety, raw material sourcing, and maintenance.
  • Regularly inspect machinery for cleanliness and functionality.
  • Coordinate subcontractors and manage their activities.
  • Organize and execute annual maintenance shutdowns.
  • Review daily performance metrics to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Manage external reporting, including financial, board, and carbon credit-related reports.

What You Need / Skills / Qualifications:

  • Strong background in engineering management.
  • Refrigeration experience is highly desirable.
  • Attention to detail and strong documentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for representing the company in various scenarios.
  • Strong health and safety mindset.
  • Self-driven and proactive attitude.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunity to be part of a critical environmental initiative.
  • Work with cutting-edge technology.
  • Collaboration with a supportive project team.

How to Apply:

Click APPLY now or contact Belinda on 09 200 3121 for a confidential discussion.  We look forward to seeing your CV.   
To apply for this vacancy you MUST be a New Zealand citizen, resident, or have already secured the right to work in New Zealand and therefore hold a valid visa.

Profession: Engineering
Location: Bay of Plenty
Work Type: Permanent

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