Machine Operator

Listed 15 days Ago
Niagara Sawmilling Company Ltd
Lumber & Wood

Niagara is one of New Zealand’s leading timber processors with 85 years’ experience manufacturing quality timber products, across three locations nationwide. Niagara specializes in supplying building products such as weatherboards, decking, and mouldings to building supply stores throughout NZ.

We are looking for a motivated, reliable and hard-working individual to join our Cutline Team as a Machine Operator.  

Niagara is an equal opportunities employer and we are looking for the most able candidate irrespective of gender.  

Our Cutline Operation identifies any defects in our timber boards in order for these to be removed to create perfect clear blocks of timber. This is done using industry leading technology including cameras, lasers and x-ray. After defects are removed the clear block moves through our automated production line to be finger jointed before further processing. 

The successful candidate will receive full onsite training, and on-going support to help contributing to their  ongoing development, knowledge and understanding. Our ideal candidate is willing to learn and create a career in manufacturing.  

We want to hear from you if you:

  • Are physically fit
  • Have mechanical & technical aptitude
  • Work well with others
  • Have proven to be a reliable employee in the past
  • Are a confident communicator
  • Willing to learn and apply yourself to a new challenge
  • Have your own reliable transport

The successful applicant will be working within a successful team who work together to achieve targets. Responsibilities of this role include the programing and operating machinery, preforming quality checks and supporting product flow through the operational processes. Full training for all tasks will be given.  

Niagara will reward the successful applicant with:

  • Continuous opportunities to up skill and progress your career, including possible apprenticeships
  • A secure and stable job 
  • Weekly pay
  • Target celebrations
  • A safe and positive work environment
  • Overtime rates -  All hours of work after forty are paid at an overtime rate!  

All levels of experience welcome! If this sounds like you click apply now!

Or for more information phone our HR team on 03 230 3079.

With the current border and quarantine restrictions in place, successful applicants must be currently residing legally in New Zealand and be entitled to work.

Niagara is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug screening is a requirement for employment.

At Niagara we understand that our greatest resource is our people!  We aim to be an industry leader in Health and Safety, and staff development. 

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