Position purpose

We are looking for an Extrusion Machine Operator at our Christchurch factory. This role is permanent full time employment. To apply for this position, you MUST be a NZ citizen or have NZ Residency.


About this role

  • You will work on plastic extrusion lines
  • Set up, adjust and calibrate extrusion lines to ensure the product produced meets all quality specification and industry standards
  • Monitor and tune extrusion lines ensuring targets and quality specifications are maintained throughout the production run
  • Complete all relevant quality and production documentation
  • Trouble shoot issues alongside the Supervisor and Plant Manager, ensuring serious technical issues are reported to management and the engineering team
  • General housekeeping duties, including monitoring plant and equipment, completing maintenance checks

Skills & experience

  • Have a strong health and safety focus
  • Machine Operation experience, Extrusion experience will be a plus
  • Mechanically minded
  • Sound knowledge of basic mechanical engineering principles
  • Power tool experience – Saws, Nail Guns, Screwdrivers, Spanners, etc
  • Excellent planning, co-ordination and time management skills
  • Physically fit and capable of lifting
  • Computer skills- Basic knowledge Outlook applications, ERP system
  • Ability to analyse relevant information, follow instructions, and good communication skills
  • Forklift endorsement and OSH Forklift Licence
  • You MUST be a NZ citizen or have NZ Residency.

Interested in applying?

To apply for this role, please fill in the form below. Please ensure you include both a Cover Letter and CV. Only candidates that hold New Zealand citizenship or New Zealand Permanent Residency will be considered.