Timber Machinist / Finger Joint Operator
Rotorua, Full Time, Trades & Services
Please Quote Reference Number 76499
  • Experienced Timber Machinist required
  • Timber Machining qualification or equivalent
  • Monday to Thursday from 5.00am to 3.40pm

  • A superb job opportunity for a qualified Timber Machinist has arisen to join our Remanufacturing team and be part of New Zealand's leading Timber Industry business, located in fabulous Rotorua.

    Red Stag Timber operates Waipa Mill, New Zealand's largest timber manufacturing site, located just 5 mins south of the CBD. Using leading edge technology the Mill's production capacity is in excess of 650,000m3 per annum. Our operational focus is on providing quality structural timber for the NZ domestic and overseas export markets, and maintaining excellence in workplace safety and customer service.

    An opportunity has arisen within our Remanufacturing plant for an experienced and L4 Trade Qualified Timber Machinist to provide specialist support to the plant, and also operate the finger jointing equipment. This is a fulltime position with hours of work being 40hrs/week Monday to Thursday from 5.00am to 3.40pm, plus Friday overtime/maintenance as required.

    The preferred candidate will be a hands-on, reliable and physically fit person who will:
    • Hold a NZQA L4 Timber Machining qualification, with Workshop experience including knife and cutter grinding, head setting and machine maintenance.
    • Have minimum 5 years recent work experience in a similar Remanufacturing plant operation
    • Have experience setting up and operating a Western Pneumatics lug finger jointer or Grecon Turbo S batch jointer and Weinig 22b Planer.
    • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of machining, operational and general workplace safety
    • Have experience using industrial adhesives
    • Possess an excellent eye for detail and accuracy, and knowledge of quality systems
    • Want to be part of a highly regarded professional team and timber industry business
    • Can contribute technical know-how, hands-on work and focus to achieve a high quality product
    • Want to utilize your timber machinist trade skills, run your own workshop, yet have variety in your day
    A link to our APPLICATION FORM can be found here:
    http://www.redstagtimber.co.nz/people/careers/ or email recruitment@redstagtimber.co.nz

    The closing date to receive completed applications, CV & copies of relevant qualifications is by 4.00pm, on Friday 24th July 2020.

    Please note: You must be a NZ Resident living in New Zealand to apply for these roles.

    A pre-employment drug test and medical assessment is required.

    Red Stag Timber Ltd
    Please Quote Reference Number 76499

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    (Q1) Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

    I am a New Zealand citizen

    I have permanent residency status (and/or Australian citizenship)

    I have a family/partner visa and no restriction on working hours

    I have a temporary work visa (silver fern skilled migrant)

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    (Q3) Do you hold a NZQA L4 Timber Machining Qualification or equivalent?

    (Q4) Based on your experience, what is your hourly rate expectation for this position?

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