Restrain Materials Operator

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Iplex NZ
  • Location:Palmerston North
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  • Closing Date:08 Feb 2023


Iplex Pipelines NZ is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plastic pipeline systems in New Zealand.  Iplex manufactures and supplies pipeline systems from 15 mm up to 1,200 mm in diameter for a diverse range of applications including: Water Supply, Sewerage, Plumbing, Gas, Stormwater, Irrigation, Telecommunications, Electrical, Mining, and Industrial.  Iplex NZ operates manufacturing/ distribution facilities located in Palmerston North and Christchurch and a mobile plant based out of Ashburton

In this role, you will be responsible for the machine operation and end of line quality control of PVC restrain manufacturing equipment, whilst working in a safe and professional manner

Monday to Friday: 3:15pm- 11:45pm

Your responsibilities include:
  • Carry out correct manufacturing and packing processes
  • Ensure all start-ups, shutdowns and change overs are carried out correctly
  • Ensure all paperwork and quality checks are carried out correctly and any out of spec measurements are actioned accordingly
  • Ensure basic machine maintenance tasks are carried out correctly
  • Comply with the Iplex’s safety, health and environmental policies and procedures
About You:
  • Experience in manufacturing is advantageous
  • An understanding of and experience within any of the following areas is advantageous: Lean Manufacturing, Quality Control, Extrusion, Machine operation and basic maintenance, an understanding of Health and Safety particularly in a manufacturing environment
  • Forklift Licence (ideal)
  • Basic numeracy and literacy – able to read and understand work instructions, work with decimals, able to perform simple calculations
  • Physically capable – ability to lift up to 25kg and be able to stand for extended periods of time
What's in it for you:
  • Work with an open, honest and proactive team
  • Guaranteed weekly pay and full time hours (Overtime available)
  • Monday to Friday work (Weekends to yourself)
  • New site with parking
  • FB benefits (Medical / Life / Income Protection Insurance)
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.