Laboratory Technician | Concrete Production

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Firth Industries
  • Location:Napier
  • Job Reference:FIR/23485
  • Closing Date:14 Dec 2021


Looking for a role where you can flex both your brain AND your muscles?  Keen to develop a career that’s concrete?  Firth Concrete are looking for a Laboratory Technician/Concrete Production (Batcher) to join their team at the Awatoto and Hastings sites in the sunny Hawkes Bay.

About the role:
You’ll be a key part for the efficient and accurate processing of orders for our clients – yes you’ll be batching our concrete to customer specifications and our quality standards, and you’ll also find yourself co-ordinating and scheduling orders.  

Perhaps you also might have a degree in science - where you you’ll be sampling and assessing the physical properties of civil engineering materials, such as soil, aggregates, concrete and asphalt, testing for strength, shape, moisture and composition against company guidelines and customer requirements.

However, not all lab heroes wear white coats – so what we really want to see is your common sense, your ability to balance being a team player with that self-starter attitude, and your great communication skills that will see your results contribute to our goal of providing great product for our clients.

From your previous experience, you’ll already know the importance of health and safety in the workplace, and you’ll champion our culture of making sure everyone gets home safely.

About you:
You’ve got ambition and a positive attitude, and that’s why we’ll back you all the way in developing your skills and growing your career.

On paper, we’re looking for:
  • Entry level data entry skills with strong attention to detail
  • A full, clean Class 1 New Zealand driver’s license
  • Right to live and work in New Zealand

Personality-wise, you pride yourself on your:
  • Ambition to continually grow and improve your skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to get on with your team
  • Safety first attitude – you’ll be glad to know we share your commitment to seeing you and the rest of the crew home safely

A bit about us:
Our 95 year history means that Firth Concrete is one of the most recognised names in the trade.  We’re proudly kiwi, and our concrete ranges are all products of New Zealand.  Our strength is in our great team, and their strong regional relationships throughout the country.  Firth Concrete is the business our customers can trust to deliver great service and products, with the commitment to doing this in the most sustainable way possible.

Are you who we’re looking for?  If that’s a YES, then click APPLY NOW or visit today.

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.