Northland Mill Lathe Operator

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Kaitaia, New Zealand
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Juken New Zealand Ltd (JNL) is an international forest and wood products company operating in local and global timber markets. JNL owns three wood processing plants in the North Island, and forests in the Wairarapa and East Coast regions. We work closely with our parent company in Japan – WoodOne.

The two mills situated in Kaitaia are currently working a 5½ day / 24 hr operation processing Radiata Pine into reconstituted wood panels and peeled, dried veneer.

An opportunity has now become available for an experienced and motivated individual to join the business in the position of Lathe Operator based at our Northland Mill located in Kaitaia. Shift work will be required in this position.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Health & Safety – Understand and portray a positive example
  • Machine operation – After training, operate machine in a safe and effective manner to ensure optimal quality product
  • Recording any hazards that may arise
  • Reporting any downtime, damage or injury to either yourself or others

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A willingness to learn
  • A willingness to work and provide references to as much
  • A good attendance record and provide references to as much
  • A mechanical aptitude would be a benefit
  • Reliable transportation

All successful applicants will be required to under go a pre-employment medical check including, hearing, lung function and drug test.

Apart from experiencing the numerous stunning beaches, excellent fishing, walking tracks and wonderful hidden treasures of the Far North, we also offer a friendly work environment with lots of variety and challenges.