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Remuneration negotiable according to your skills, knowledge & level of experience


Engineering, Manufacturing & operations, Trades & services

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Full time

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A Machining, Fabrication and Maintenance Engineering Company in the Dunedin area, specialising in Production Machining & General Engineering are looking for a Machine Shop Supervisor, to join a combined team of designers, fabricators and a fully equipped machine shop on the same site, which enables them to provide a complete engineering solution to clients.
  • Working closely with the Manager and the staff on the floor.
  • Required to operate all the machinery including CNC / Manual Mills / Lathes
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills, able to assist in training apprentices and junior staff.
  • Liaise with staff in other divisions and also clients, so good communication skills are important
  • Able to price jobs and allocate resources to both machinery and staff
  • Think outside the square in ensuring the efficient running of the Machine Shop.
  • Attend and contribute to weekly management meetings,
  • A strong Health and Safety focus, consistently championing Health, Safety and Quality Assurance procedures in all operations
  • Future growth within the company for the right candidate within the company, plus opportunities for further education and training as well.
  • Trade Qualified as Fitter & Turner or Toolmaker
  • Minimum of 5 years plus experience
  • Previous Production Machining experience
  • Read and interpret drawings
  • Hands on working experience in Milling & Turning (both Manual & CNC)
  • CNC Fagor Controllers skills would be very advantageous
  • Previous work experience in breakdowns
  • Able to work overtime if / when required
  • Good written and verbal English skills
  • Applicants must have NZ residency and allowed to work in NZ
  • Your CV must REFLECT your experience covering the key points of description above
Wage:             Remuneration negotiable according to your skills, knowledge & level of experience
Job type:        Full time – Permanent job.
Hours:             40 hours per week (overtime depending on workload)
Location:        Dunedin area
Start:               ASAP
Job ink:          Machine Shop Supervisor
Dennis Mawhinney - Appointments Recruitment Specialists
Free Ph           0800 030 125 (even from cell phones with no credit within NZ)
Mobile             021 888 500   or   (09) 478 9954
Important Additional Requirements to Note:
  1. Your CV must be included & detailed with your relevant work experience to date.
  2. A brief Cover Letter outlining your past work experience, your current work situation and
    all experience you have relating to the above Job Description is included in cover letter too.
  3. Please put your name and trade in the subject line of your email, as I receive many applications a day and this will help me find your application a lot easier.
  4. Note your eligibility to work in NZ, this is very important and a requirement for certain jobs.
  5. 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
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