Please Quote Reference Number 83272
  • Experienced Trade Fitter
  • Heavy manufacturing experience preferred
  • Join the winning team at Red Stag in Rotorua

  • ARE YOU:
    • Looking for a job with a company leading in its industry and continuing to expand
    • Keen to be part of a team that strives for excellence and to be the very best
    • Eager to work on high speed automated sawmilling machinery at the cutting edge of technology
    • An innovative, passionate, hardworking and a physically fit individual
    An opportunity has arisen for a Mechanical Fitter to join our Sawmill Maintenance team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Sawmill Manager, this is a hands-on position. A combination of preventative maintenance and diagnostic work to assist our experienced Operators and Electricians in maximising plant performance ensures each day has a high degree of variety and challenge.

    To be successful you will:
    • Hold a NZ recognised trade qualification in Mechanical Engineering
    • Have experience as a trade fitter, preferably in a heavy manufacturing Environment
    • Be skilled in hydraulics, pneumatics, fabrication, bearing fitment, setup and alignment
    • Understand mechanical drawings and deliver high quality work
    • Have demonstrated history of being a team player and a 'Safety first' approach to planning and carrying out non-routine tasks
    • Analytical troubleshooting ability
    Hours of work are Monday to Thursday with hours of work varying on a 3 week rotation with overtime available. The successful candidate will receive a competitive remuneration package including time and a half overtime rate for all work over 40 hours per week.

    3 week rotation:
    • Week 1 4.30am - 3.30pm
    • Week 2 7.30am - 6.00pm
    • Week 3 3.30pm - 2.00am
    IF YOU:
    • Want to be part of and contribute to a team operating the biggest producing Sawmill in NZ
    • Want to continue to grow, learn new skills and seek future opportunities within the Company
    • Want to be with a tight team and family of like-minded employees
    Check us out and APPLY NOW

    A full pre-employment medical and drug test will be required.

    To apply for this position please complete our application form, include a brief CV with copies of relevant qualification. Application forms are available on our website
    Contact Kelly Robinson, HR Advisor on (07) 349 5831 or email
    Red Stag Timber Ltd
    Please Quote Reference Number 83272

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

    (Q2) Do you hold a NZ recognised trade qualification in Mechanical Engineering?



    (Q3) How many years experience do you have as a trade fitter?

    (Q4) What is your hourly rate expectation for this role?

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