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Asphalt Production opportunities in New Zealand

Jan 31 2024 - 10:48am

Ever considered working in New Zealand? New Zealand has a lot to offer with a warmer climate, friendly people, lifestyle and better work life balance.

Downer is looking for good people to join us in New Zealand in the following positions:

  • Asphalt Plant Managers (Auckland and Wellington)

  • Asphalt Regional Manager (Northern Region)

The Asphalt Plant Managers will use their experience to provide day to day management of the production operations of our key New Zealand Plants. This role might suit a current Plant Manager or Supervisor who is looking for a new life.

The Regional Production Manager will utilise their experience to be accountable for the management of three northern Asphalt plants in New Zealand.  You will be responsible for all production activities in the manufacture of high-quality asphalt. 

About you:

  • Experienced in Asphalt Plant Management

  • Looking for a new life adventure

  • Proven track record in developing a culture that supports Safety, Quality and Environmental management.

  • A passion for continuous improvement.

  • Desirable to hold a tertiary qualification or equivalent in a related field.

  • Clear demonstration of leadership behaviours that empower others to succeed.

  • Successful in the development of positive client relationships

What Downer has to offer:

Downer is a significant civil engineering company in Australasia, operating over forty asphalt plants. Many of our team have joined us from around the world with a high proportion of British ex-pats amongst them.

You will have the opportunity to be part of an industry leading team. You will be compensated with a competitive remuneration including vehicle, relocation assistance and have plenty of opportunities for career development in a large international organisation.

If this sounds like a role you could sink your teeth into, then we want to hear from you!  Apply today by going to and searching our Current Opportunities using reference 605948 for Asphalt Plant Manager, and/or 598928 for Asphalt Regional Manager.

For further information, please contact Jason Keen on

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.