Machine Shop
CNC Operator

About the business

We are a successful New Zealand owned and operated business with a Joinery manufacturing site in Henderson.

About the role

  • Machinist – CNC operator
  • Team of five machinists in a modern clean machine shop
  • Production and quality control of day to day works orders.
  • Processing work to get optimal efficiency
  • Machines include CNC Nesting machines, Modern edgebanders, Beam Saw, Hydraulic Hot Panel Press.
  • Communication and reporting to Team Leader on work status
  • Attending Work in progress meetings
  • Providing constructive feedback to production and design teams
  • Machine maintenance scheduling
  • Health and Safety

On offer

  • Excellent Hourly Rate negotiable
  • Immediate start
  • Permanent work
  • Day shift (7.00 am – 3.30 pm) Minimum.
  • Overtime regularly required at Overtime rates
  • We are a large company always looking at developing and growing our capabilities and staff
  • We have full books with premier clients and large corporate companies

Skills and experience

  • Ideally 3 years’ Experience in operating flatbed CNC and Edgebander in the Joinery/Furniture industry
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Experience programming a CNC machine highly desirable
  • Cabinetmaking/Shop fitting/Kitchen making experience
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to read and interpret plans
  • Great communication skills for interaction with designers and cabinetmakers
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Mechanical mind-set, able to spot when a machine needs maintenance
  • Excellent English skills, written and verbal
  • Strong Quality control and an eye for detail
  • Health and safety awareness

This is a busy, fast-paced role that requires a cool head and the ability to work across machines and with people.

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens, NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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