Saw Doctor

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

United States
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023

Juken New Zealand Ltd (JNL) is a New Zealand based and registered company with a growing global reach. We have been heavily involved with the NZ forestry and wood-processing industries for more than 30 years. JNL owns four mills in the North Island and forests in the East Coast and Wairarapa regions.

The Opportunity:

JNL is seeking an experienced Saw Doctor to join our Saw Doctoring Team at our Gisborne Saw Mill. This is a full time permanent role working 40 hours per week.


$32-$38 per hour

About the role:

You will be responsible for all aspects of manufacturing, repairing, and maintaining a wide range of saw blades and cutting tools as well as the maintenance of saw mill equipment and machinery on our site.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Primary focus will be on the manufacture of Band Saws
  • Examining saws for faults
  • Repairing Saws
  • Benching, grinding, levelling, and tensioning Band Saws

Essential requirements:

  • You are safety conscious with a good understanding of safe working practices
  • You possess general knowledge of a Saw Shop and Chipper processes
  • You have practical experience working within a Saw Mill and operating Timber Machining
  • You are able to work methodically, with attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • You demonstrate strong mechanical skills and are able to set up Machinery, as well as welding and technical abilities

What we offer:

  • Stable long term employment
  • A competitive salary in line with your experience and qualifications
  • Annual Health Checks
  • Employee Recognition Rewards
  • Workplace Savings Scheme (in addition to KiwiSaver)

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment drug and medical tests, as well as a criminal record check.

If you are a high performer who shows initiative and drive, look no further and apply now!

Closing Date: 28th September 2023.

We will be interviewing candidates prior to the closing date.