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Team Leader Brewing

We Go Places! How about you?
Location: Auckland
Function: Supply Chain
Sub-Function: Supply Chain - Production
Type of Contract: Permanent


This is a key operational role, essential in driving our Heineken global World Class Brewing Organisation strategy. Through strong leadership you will shape the Brewing & Utilities Team to deliver sustainable improvement in; Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Energy, Maintenance and People Capability. You will be joining an extremely collaborative brewey environment with a sharp consumer, innovation and environmental focus.


As the Brewing & Utilities Team leader you will be responsible for: 

  • The operational and maintenance team performance.
  • With a Safety First mind-set you will ensure high quality production is delivered.
  • Maximum efficiency and plant maintenance is executed to the highest standards.
  • Adept in continuous improvement methodologies (lean, 6 sigma, TPM)
  • You will be able to elevate the ways of working to support the company strategy.


We are looking for talent – an energetic, adaptable, forward thinking individual who is agile and thrives in fast paced environments.

A demonstrated leader in Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Maintenance and continuous improvement best practice, coupled with a passion for Brewing and producing high quality beverages.


You will be armed with the responsibility for developing our Brewing and Utilities technicians of the future, in line with our Brewing Better People agenda. As such, you will need to demonstrate your change management skills and ability to build, coach and develop high performing teams, over your career to date.  


You will also be someone who is able to connect and work seamlessly, end to end, across the Brewery.  A tertiary level Engineering or Science qualification and a strong leadership background in specifically Brewing, FMCG, or manufacturing is preferred.


Opportunities don’t get much better than this. You’ll join a fun environment, with enthusiastic people who care about a good drop. We value innovation and you will be confident to share your ideas, as part of our continuous improvement mission of being ‘Everyday Better’.


Sustainability’s also a key part of how we do business, because we believe DB can be a positive force for change.  If that sounds good to you, there’s more. Career progression opportunities at DB/Heineken are limitless, so if you’ve got a thirst for adventure it’s the place to be. Ensure your application stands out, and make sure you tell us why you are the best person for arguably one of the most important jobs in our Business.


At HEINEKEN, we brew great beers and we build great brands. We are committed to surprising and exciting our consumers and employees everywhere. We have a proud history and heritage in brewing and in our communities. With operations in over 70 markets globally, we are the world's most international brewer.

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