Triboard Mill Sander Operator

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Kaitaia, New Zealand
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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 a fit and motivated individual to join the business as a Sander Operator This is a fulltime permanent position based at our Triboard Mill located in Kaitaia. This is a manual, labouring job and you could be expected to work 12 hour days on shift.

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
  • A good attendance record
  • A mechanical aptitude would be a benefit
  • Reliable transportation

In return for this we can offer you:

  • Relevant learning and development opportunities to support your career development.
  • JNL company superannuation scheme.
  • The opportunity to make a positive impact within our production team.
  • Discounted Southern Cross Health Insurance and Life Insurance
  • EAP Support Services

If you want to work in a down to earth, hardworking team environment, focused on continuous improvement and sustainability please apply today.

For more information on our business please visit A full PD is available on request.

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.

Closing Date: 17th July, 2024

We will conduct interviews prior to the closing date

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.