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We are looking for a Plant Operator to join our Bitumen and Emulsion manufacturing plants in Napier. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start their career in the manufacturing industry.

What you'll be doing: 

You will be part of a team that manufactures bitumen and emulsion products for the roading industry at our high-tech world-class facility! This is an exciting role with a lot of variety where you can grow you career!  You will be working Monday-Friday from 6.30 am - 4pm and at times you may be required to work Saturday morning.  

What's great about working for us:
  • Competitive hourly rate 
  • Full training provided
  • Join a supportive team that treat each other like Whānau
  • Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
  • Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
  • A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
  • FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
  • A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy ,PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 
  • Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)

What you will bring to the role: 
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is sought after but not essential 
  • You will have good literacy and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, have a positive can do attitude 
  • Reliable, honest and a flexible team-player
  • You will be committed to Health & Safety 
  • Full Class 1 licence and reliable transport

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!  In addition you will be required to complete a Ministry of Justice check.

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We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.