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$25-$30/hr neg with qualifications, skills & experience per hour


Engineering, Manufacturing & operations, Trades & services

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Bay of Plenty 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

A Bay of Plenty company with a trusted name in the Lean Manufacturing Industry, are looking for a highly experienced CNC Press Brake Setter / Operator, to expand their team. The company specialise in big volume production using the latest technology.
Main Responsibilities - Production
  • Previous CNC Press Brake machining experience essential
  • Setting & Operation of the CNC Press Brake to a high level of efficiency ensuring a quality and timely result for folded parts.
  • Carefully checking of folded components to ensure that all folded parts supplied match the customer drawings and any potential discrepancies and highlighted and isolated prior to dispatch.
  • Ensuring that work is completed as efficient as possible to ensure that secondary engineering activities are completed within the timeframes allowed.
  • Capable of reading & working with Engineering Drawings.
  • Applicants with a Mechanical / Engineering / Sheetmetal / Machine Operating background could also be well suited to this job
  • Regular communication with Operations Manager & Dispatch Team Leader to ensure that the daily objectives for completion are understood and achieved. Should any objective become unachievable this should be communicated as early as possible.
  • Authority to stop any work or activity that is unsafe.
  • Company procedures and policies are adhered to at all times.
  • All work is carried out in accordance with the companies Health & Safety Policies.
Secondary Responsibilities - Production
  • Secondary engineering activities including press brake work, drilling and welding
  • Fabrication of equipment or fixtures for in house requirements as requested by the operations manager.
  • Where other personnel are unavailable:
    • Unloading and loading of trucks. This will involve following the inwards and outwards goods procedures.
    • Operations of the gantry crane to load and unload the cutting machines as required
  • Where work load dictates
    • Preparation and packaging of orders for shipment. Accuracy is vital. 
    • This will involve following the outwards goods procedures.
Required Attributes
  • Good communication skills
  • Pro active attitude and ability to work well as part of a small team
  • Excellent time keeping and problem solving skills. Ability to complete work to a pre-set schedule with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail to ensure tasks are completed right first time
  • Extensive experience with operation of CNC Press-Brake machines
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Good Health and a clean drivers licence
Job Details:
  • Type - Full time permanent position
  • Wage - $25-$30/hr neg with qualifications, skills & experience
  • Based – Bay of Plenty
  • Hours - Some rostered week-end shifts with shift allowance payable
  • Start - A.S.A.P.
  • Job link -

If this job sounds like "the one" you’re looking for, please email your current CV with a covering letter:
Appointments Recruitment Specialists:
Email:  Dennis Mawhinney
Call:     021 888-500 or (09) 478-9954 or 0800-030-125 (FREE from ALL NZ phones)  /
Important Additional Requirements to Note:
  1. Your CV must be included & detailed with your relevant work experience to date.
  2. Please note the current notice period you may be required to give, on your cover letter too.
  3. Eligibility to be able to work in NZ are very important, please note this in CV.
  4. If you have contacted Appointments Recruitment Specialists before, you are welcome to do so once again, and we would be pleased to hear from you.
Company Info
Appointments Recruitment Specialists P O Box 46-018, Herne Bay, Auckland 1147
New Zealand

Phone: 09 478 9954
Web Site:

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