Quarry Operator - Fixed Plant

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Winstone Aggregates
  • Location:Cambridge
  • Job Reference:WIN/34984
  • Closing Date:08 Mar 2024


Are you passionate about mechanics and ready to dive into the quarry industry? We're thrilled to offer an opportunity for a Plant Operator to join us at the brand-new Fixed Plant in our Whitehall Quarry, Cambridge.

What We're Looking For: 
If you have prior experience operating a fixed plant, fantastic! However, if you're enthusiastic and eager to learn, we're here to support you in kick-starting your career. We value reliability, passion, a can-do attitude, and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and dive into the exciting world of operating our fixed plant.

Tasks you will undertake as a Fixed Plant Operator: 
  • Follow planning instructions for preparation
  • Prioritise safety requirements from plans
  • Set up, prepare, and fix equipment as needed
  • Determine daily crushing schedule, visually check plant, and operate safely
  • Perform shutdown procedures and maintain equipment while clearing the work area

What You'll Get:
  • Guaranteed 40-hour week - Monday to Friday with occasional Saturday mornings
  • Time and a half pay after 45 hours and on Saturdays (average 55 hours per week)
  • Weekly pay for your convenience
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training to foster your career growth
  • Supportive and market-leading Parental Leave and Phased return to work benefits
  • Staff benefits and discounts, including education and welfare funding programs, Z and Mobil fuel discounts, and much more

What We Need from You:
  • Right to work in New Zealand - citizen or hold valid NZ residency  
  • Full NZ driver’s license and reliable transport - we're open to discussing registered licenses
  • Eagerness to learn and tackle any aspect of the role
  • Decent level of fitness - staying physically fit, agile, and healthy
  • Common sense and a positive attitude towards work to ensure safety for everyone

Why Join Us: 
Located just north of Lake Karapiro, our Winstone Aggregates Whitehall Quarry is at the forefront of safety measures and quality control. Our new automated plant ensures better uptime, safer operations, and real-time performance monitoring. By joining us, you'll contribute to addressing supply challenges, doubling tertiary capacity, and meeting the rising demand for top-notch construction materials in Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions.

Ready to be part of an amazing team? Click 'APPLY' and start your journey with us today!

Research shows that females and minority groups don’t apply for roles unless they match 100% the job description.

We are proud of your diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger. We welcome your individuality and encourage you to bring your true self to work, so if this role is of interest but you feel you don’t fit it, we would still love you to apply.

Please note that due to the Christmas shutdown period there might be a delay in our response to your application. Rest assured, all applications will be reviewed upon our return, and we appreciate your patience. Wishing you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!