Machine Operator

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:IPLEX/18482
  • Closing Date:29 Apr 2021


Iplex Pipelines NZ is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic pipeline systems in New Zealand.  We manufacture and supply pipeline systems for a diverse range of applications including: Water supply, sewerage, energy, stormwater, irrigation, rural, communications, and Industrial.  We have approximately 180 employees across operational sites in Palmerston North, Christchurch and Ashburton, with our commercial head office in Auckland.

We are looking for Machine Operators to join us at our manufacturing site in Christchurch.  This role involves working on a rotating shift pattern comprised of two days (8:00am – 8:00pm) followed by two nights (8:00pm – 8:00am), followed by four days off.  In this role you will be responsible for machine operation; ensuring that our product is made to the correct specifications and within the required timeframes, so that our customers can achieve their plans.  You will be safety-focused; keeping yourself and your team mates free from harm will be important to you.  You’ll also have good attention to detail and the ability to follow standard operating procedures.

In addition, to be successful in this role you will need to be physically fit as you will be standing for extended periods and be moving loads of up to 25kg.  Ideally you’ll have had some experience working in a factory environment, or at least be comfortable working in varying temperatures.  There’s a need for some basic maths skills and some mechanical-smarts.

The opportunity 
As part of Fletcher Building we offer employees a range of organisational benefits including product discounts, access to our employee education fund and a range of development programmes. We are a well-established organisation that provides a positive working environment and career development opportunities. 

If this sounds like you then please apply today!