Careers

The latest jobs at Winstone Wallboards

Make it with Winstone Wallboards

GIB® is an iconic New Zealand brand, its heritage tracing back to early manufacturing in New Zealand in 1927. Since then, regular innovations in the wall and ceiling market have kept Winstone Wallboards at the forefront of the New Zealand building supply companies. Our employees work in a variety of roles across New Zealand.

See below for the latest jobs available. We'd love to hear from you.

 

MAINTAINER OPERATOR 

Auckland

Job Reference #WWB/10013999

Advert closes on: 16/10/2017

Winstone Wallboards is the leading manufacturer of gypsum plasterboard and have been manufacturing GIB® plasterboard within New Zealand for 90 years. With manufacturing sites in Auckland and Christchurch and distribution centres in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, we’re known for our customer leading approach and our quality products.

This is an opportunity to join our organisation in a new position which will  play a key role in the continuing improvement of our operational functions. 

 

About the role 

Winstone Wallboards, part of the Fletcher Building family, are looking for a Shift Maintainer-Operator to join their production centre in Onehunga. As the sole manufacturers of plasterboard in New Zealand we pride ourselves on our exceptional level of quality, whilst working within a highly technical environment operating on a 24/7 schedule.

Working alongside a team of seven, including your Team Leader, you will be responsible for performing routine maintenance on equipment and operating the plant. This a varied role where you will be required to troubleshoot operational issues related to plant downtime and product quality and utilise critical thinking and initiative to approach performance problems. The role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a high paced environment alongside a supportive team.

As an organisation we are focussed on developing employees leadership and technical skills. You will also receive a competitive salary and the opportunity to take advantage of the benefits offered to Fletcher Building employees.

To be suitable for this role you will need to illustrate your technical or hands-on manufacturing experience, your strong reading and writing skills and also have the flexibility to work a four days on, four days off, shift roster. This consists of two twelve hour day shifts and two twelve hour night shifts.

If you’re looking for the opportunity to develop your skills in a company that values your knowledge please visit www.fbcareers.com and quote reference #WWB/10013999 or for more information please call Zoe Taylor on 09 525 9070.

 

OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE MANAGER 

Auckland

Job Reference #WWB/10017690

Advert closes on: 15/10/2017

Winstone Wallboards is the leading manufacturer of gypsum plasterboard and have been manufacturing GIB® plasterboard within New Zealand for 90 years. With manufacturing sites in Auckland and Christchurch and distribution centres in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, we’re known for our customer leading approach and our quality products.

This is an opportunity to join our organisation in a new position which will  play a key role in the continuing improvement of our operational functions. 

 

About the role 
Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for providing support to our national manufacturing and distribution teams by providing tailored analysis and modelling advice and guidance, which will enable us to improve the efficiency and performance of the business.

In this role you will deal with a wide range of stakeholders in a mature business and will need to be able to meet the demands of our organisation and our reporting parent company.

 

About you 
This role is key to our on-going operational success, as such it is key that the successful candidate has a strong commercial acumen and ideally manufacturing knowledge. You will have previous experience of identifying opportunities for process improvement, along with costing analysis and management accounting experience. You will need to have strong communication skills in order to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders and also have a passion for providing digestible analytic insights.

 

The offer 
This role will provide you with the opportunity to join a well-established organisation who aim to exceed customer expectations. You will work autonomously and will be able to provide a range of tangible changes and improvements for our organisation. As part of the Fletcher Building family you will be able to leverage knowledge from a wide range of business units, and utilise the years of experience our internal stakeholders have.

If this sounds like the role you’ve been looking for please apply. If you have any queries get in touch with Zoe Taylor – 09 525 9070

 

TECHNICAL SUPPORT AND TRAINING MANAGER   

Auckland

Job Reference #WWB/10019083

 

Winstone Wallboards is the leading manufacturer of gypsum plasterboard and have been manufacturing GIB® plasterboard within New Zealand for 90 years. With manufacturing sites in Auckland and Christchurch and distribution centres in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, we’re known for our customer leading approach and our quality products.

This is an opportunity to join our organisation in a new position which will  play a key role in the continuing improvement of our operational functions. 

 

About the role 

Reporting to the Technical Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that our materials, systems and solutions are understood and used correctly by a range of market groups. Our technical support and training function plays a vital role, in conjunction with Sales and Marketing, in taking Winstone Wallboards’ offerings to market. Technical support, training and information are key brand differentiators and enable us to offer continued customer support. 
 
Managing a team of three you will be responsible for planning and managing the execution of the training and support teams resources, ensuring that we’re meeting our business objectives. You will also lead, resource and maintain the industry leading GIB® Technical Helpline & Support Services and be responsible for growing and developing your teams abilities. A large majority of our customer support and technical advice is offered over the phone, so you will need to be comfortable working in this environment too. 
 


About you 
This is a varied role where you will need to utilise your technical skills, people management knowledge and your expert communication skills. You will be working with a range of internal and external stakeholders and your ability to build rapport easily is essential. Your capacity to prioritise tasks and the management demands of ongoing training for your team is also necessary. Previous experience working in the commercial or residential building industry is essential, knowledge of GIB® systems and products is ideal, although training will be provided. 
 
The opportunity 
This role will allow you input into a variety of company initiatives and exposure to senior stakeholders across Winstone Wallboards and the wider organisation. There will be ongoing training provided and the opportunity to leverage knowledge and skills from across the Fletcher Building organisation. 
 
If you’re looking for a role where you can continue to develop your technical knowledge, management skills and training abilities please apply at www.fbcareers.com. If you have any queries get in touch with Zoe Taylor – 09 525 9070