Product Technologist

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Steel
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FS/22572
  • Closing Date:05 Nov 2021


Fletcher Steel is New Zealand’s leading importer, distributor and processor of steel representing Fletcher Building’s Easysteel, Fletcher Reinforcing, Fletcher Wire Products, Dimond Roofing, Dimond Structural, Pacific CoilCoaters and CSP Pacific brands. We are the strength at the heart of New Zealand’s buildings and infrastructure. Our people use their experience, skills and individuality to do amazing work.

We have an exciting development opportunity for a Product Technologist to join our Fletcher Steel team.  Reporting to the Metallurgist, this role will be responsible for planning and performing the laboratory testing, from sample receiving, preparation and testing through to reporting results for all Steel Business Units. 

Based in Otahuhu, we are looking for someone that is wanting to train and develop within the team with a long-term succession plan into a senior Metallurgist role.  If you are wanting to build a career, this role could be for you!

Role requirements:

Degree qualified in either Engineering or Materials Science (recent Graduates welcome to apply) OR 2-3 years working in a similar environment
Demonstratable interest in metallurgy or material performance and testing.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to work alongside a diverse range of stakeholders
Health and Safety committed 
Highly analytical and detailed to precisely follow procedures within an accredited test laboratory environment 

What we offer
On top of the excellent salary and package we offer our employees, we believe that having a truly flexible and adaptable workplace makes us stand out from the crowd. We are also committed to the ongoing development of our people; our Employee Education Fund will help you develop your career.

If you are looking to take your next step in technical profession and meet the above criteria, please don’t hesitate to apply and find out more! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. 

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Please visit or apply now! 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways.