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


Engineering, Manufacturing & operations, Trades & services

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Full time

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CNC Lathe Setter. 2 Axis. Read & Write Programs. Manufacturing. Engineering. Hands-On Exp Essential. Fulltime. $25-30/hr neg. Overtime. East Tamaki. Start A.S.A.P.
A competitive Auckland based, family-run company, manufacturing machined components, are looking for a CNC Lathe Setter Operator to join their dynamic team, to help with future exciting prospects as their technological advances are leading towards better tooling capabilities, 5-axis machining, unmanned processes and higher productivity.
The company has also developed their own in-house production planning system, to best control every aspect of their customer’s needs. Currently running 15 CNC machines with over 13 staff, investing in both internal and external training strategies for all of our staff.
Key qualities of an ideal candidate:
  • Experience running Manual / CNC Lathe Machines with confidence
  • Previous Fanuc and Hass Controller experience with a Lathe an advantage
  • Able to write and read programs
  • Demonstratable experience CNC Machining on lathes / mills, live turning and 2 Axis (+C+Y beneficial)
  • Trade qualified or previous working experience required
  • Competent with measuring equipment
  • Experience in setting up and operation of turning centres essential.
  • Essential to be able to work to tight tolerances
  • Knowledge of inspection instruments and how to maintain, calibrate and use correctly
  • Able to work unassisted, work to deadlines and produce quality workmanship at all times
You will also need to demonstrate:
  • Having had a good previous work history
  • High quality, precise work output;
  • A mechanical aptitude and a process-oriented approach
  • Ensure all work is to a high standard
  • Accuracy & Strong Eye for Detail
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Strong problem-solving skills and be physically fit
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment
  • A good attitude, a team player and not afraid of a challenge
  • Accurate, clear communication skills in order to follow and comply with Health & Safety
  • Comply with and always maintaining a strong Health and Safety focus
Job type:        Full time – Permanent job
Locations:      East Tamaki
Wage:             $25-$30/hr neg with qualifications, skills & experience
Misc:               Overtime available after 40 hours
Start:               ASAP
  • Note – We are a recruitment agency not labour hire, company employ you directly
  • Preference is given to applicants legally able to work in NZ
  • Your CV must REFLECT your detailed working experience covering the key points of description above, including reasons for considering leaving current & previous jobs.
Dennis Mawhinney - Appointments Recruitment Specialists
Free Ph           0800 030 125 (free from all phones within NZ)
Mobile             021 888 500   or   (09) 478 9954
Important Additional Requirements to Note:
  1. 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.
  2. Your CV must be included & detailed with your relevant work experience to date.
  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. 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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