Production Operator - Dricon

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Firth Industries
  • Location:Waikanae
  • Job Reference:FIR/19114
  • Closing Date:18 May 2021


Firth is a leading supplier of ready-mixed concrete, masonry products, and premix to the construction industry either directly or through building product distributors. It has over 2,500 active customer accounts and its products are used across all building sectors and environments. Firth has a team of approximately 650 people, working in 85 operational sites throughout New Zealand. It's divided into three main product groups, Certified, Masonry, and Dricon. 

We are seeking a Production Operator to work as part of a team based at our plant in Waikanae.

Working closely with our production team you will be a strong team player who is happy to do whatever is necessary to ensure the plant’s high standards of product quality are met. 

Your main responsibility will be to produce, and package finished Dricon products to specification, at consistent levels of quality in order to achieve the planned production schedule, minimise production downtime and maximise utilisation of machinery.  Your duties will include bagging, stacking products and quality control.

We are preferably looking for someone with an F endorsed Forklift Licence, with OSH training, however training can be provided. If you have had previous experience in a manufacturing environment and a good knowledge of Health and Safety requirements this could be the role for you.

You must be able to work independently, be self-motivated and a positive team player, who enjoys a hands-on quality role.
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