Timber Machinist x 2
Rotorua, Full Time, Trades & Services
Please Quote Reference Number 79893
  • Experienced Timber Machinists required
  • Timber Machining qualification or equivalent
  • Full time positions - dayshift or nightshift

  • Two superb job opportunities for qualified Timber Machinists have arisen to join our Planermill teams and to 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 Rotorua 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.

    The opportunities have arisen within our Gilbert high speed Planer mill and in the 25R Moulder operation for experienced and L4 Trade Qualified Timber Machinists to provide specialist support to the plant.

    These roles are fulltime positions with hours of work being 40hrs/week. Plus Friday overtime/maintenance as required. Please specify on your application form which shift is preferred:
    • DAYSHIFT - Monday to Thursday from 5.00am to 3.40pm.
    • NIGHTSHIFT - Monday to Thursday from 3.40pm to 2.20am.
    The preferred candidate will be 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 plant operation
    • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of machining, operational and general workplace safety
    • 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:
    Contact Kelly Robinson, HR Advisor on email recruitment@redstagtimber.co.nz

    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 79893

    Please Complete the Details in our Form Below

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    Please Complete this Additional Questionnaire:

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

    (Q2) How would you rate your English language skills?

    Limited proficiency

    Professional working proficiency

    Native or Bilingual proficiency

    (Q3) Do you hold a NZQA L4 Timber Machining qualification or equivalent? (Please answer: YES or NO)

    (Q4) How many years experience do you have in a similar plant operation?

    (Q5) Which shift would you prefer?

    (Q6) Based on your experience, what is your hourly rate expectation for this position?

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