Maintenance Operator

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Manufacturing
  • Business Group:Winstone Wallboards
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:WWB/20041
  • Closing Date:21 Jun 2021


The Company

Like You, We’re Proudly Building New Zealand! It’s something we are proud to have been a trusted part of, for over 90 years and counting. Every day, passionate and dedicated people come together as an industry to help build healthy, sustainable homes, creating a better future for all New Zealanders.  

GIB® Plasterboard is the number one choice by customers in New Zealand.  Our quality and reliable products, along with our unparalleled service and support is what sets us apart. When you start with us, you will learn that we are all brought together by the passion we have for putting the customer at the heart of everything we do.   
The role

We are on the hunt for a mechanically minded Shift Maintainer Operator to join our friendly, motivated team at Winstone Wallboards.  Reporting to our Production Shift Team Leader, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all processes involved in the manufacture of plasterboard and products are carried out in accordance with our current operating procedures and standards.

Key functions involve set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment on the line to ensure production timelines are met.  This includes feeding raw materials and raw material paper changes, maintenance of the machines and escalating where necessary to safeguard the continuity of the production line.  

Along with the hands-on nature of this role, other responsibilities include a shift 2IC overseeing the Production Operators to ensure the smooth running of a shift including completion of shift reports, rostering and making a positive contribution to team targets.  

Our manufacturing site runs 24/7 therefore you’ll need to be able to work a 12-hour shift pattern, 2 days from 7.00am to 7.00pm and 2 nights from 7.00pm to 7.00am which will include rostered weekend work.

About you

You’ll be an experienced production operator who is technically competent and skilled working with automated machinery.  As someone who possess a mechanical aptitude, confidence in trouble-shooting and problem-solving is essential.   Previous experience running a production shift would be advantageous as will your proven ability to contribute to team-work and safety and well-being management.

A current forkhoist licence and/or F endorsement is a pre-requisite for this role as is a full driver’s licence.

The opportunity

This is a career opportunity that offers challenge, variety and scope! The role is designed to attract candidates of superior calibre and it includes some awesome benefits and perks that comes as part of a large construction and building materials company. Be a part of taking a lead by joining a successful business with a determined Health and Safety drive. For your opportunity to make it with Winstone Wallboards please apply online or for more information please call: Penny Mafra, Recruitment Business Partner on 0272-357-909.