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Production operator

  • Day shift hours available for an immediate start.
  • Long term role with great potential for transitioning to permanent.
  • Convenient East Tamaki location.

Short Description 
We’re actively seeking talented industrial manufacturing operators to become part of our dynamic team in East Tamaki.

Bullet Points

  • Long term role with great potential for transitioning to permanent
  • Convenient East Tamaki location.
  • Day shift hours available for an immediate start

Full Job Description
Are you seeking a position where you can leverage your manufacturing background to explore a different industry? Our client, a leading player in chemical formulation, manufacturing, and distribution worldwide, is on the lookout for an experience production operator to join their team at the East Tamaki branch. Despite being a part of a rapidly expanding company with multiple sites in Australia and New Zealand, this branch maintains a small business culture.
In this role, you’ll work collaboratively with a team to produce various adhesives, cement products, and construction materials according to the production schedule.


  • Measure, weigh, and blend precise quantities of raw materials in large blending tanks.
  • Operate machinery at precise temperatures and speeds to ensure proper production.
  • Package products and label, pack, and wrap them onto 15L – 200L drums for dispatch.
  • Maintain accurate records of materials used and batch documentation.

Skills and Experience.
We’re looking for a candidate who has prior experience in manufacturing settings and possesses a good understanding of production processes. This includes:

  • Experience in batching and blending, preferably in industries like food, household/personal care, or familiarity with weighing and measuring products.
  • Ability to work comfortably in full personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators, as necessary due to the potentially dusty and chemical-handling nature of the environment.
  • Willingness to engage in physical tasks, primarily standing and occasionally lifting objects weighing up to 25kg.
  • Demonstrated reliability and commitment to being a valuable team player focused on the task at hand.

What we are offering:
This position offers ongoing opportunities with the potential to evolve into a permanent role for individuals who demonstrate reliability and long-term commitment.

  • Join a leading industry player with ample prospects for future advancement.
  • Receive comprehensive support and training.
  • Thrive in a collaborative team environment where mutual assistance is a norm.
  • Access to all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Enjoy the dual benefits of staying active while gaining valuable work experience.

In addition to these qualifications, the successful candidate should:

  • Be eager to learn and develop.
  • Demonstrate a problem-solving and improvement-focused attitude.
  • Embrace the principle of “Do it right.”

Monday to Friday from 07.00am to 16.30pm with potential for overtime in peak seasons. 

Unfortunately, this role is temporary in nature and is therefore overseas applicants cannot be considered and this role does not offer visa support.

If this sounds like you – Please click APPLY and submit a CV online or for further information, please contact:
Risiti Samaauga

Profession: Manufacturing
Location: Auckland
Work Type: Temp

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