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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Silviculture Supervisor
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW/Tumut

Job Description:
THE COMPANY:
We pride ourselves on being the largest manager of commercial plantation & native forests in New South Wales.

THE ROLE:
The Softwood Plantation division is seeking a highly-motivated individual to take on the role of Silviculture Supervisor. This role has a rare mix of office duties and regular work in the great outdoors. The role currently available focuses on weed competition control. Experience in weed control or helicopter operations would be highly regarded.

THE LOCATION:
The role is based in Tumut.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in field operations and delivering specified operational outcomes. Experience in plantation forestry operations is highly desirable
  • Well-developed supervisory and contractor management skills.
  • Well-developed planning, organisational and administrative skills.
  • Map interpretation and preferably map creation skills. Aptitude for software programs and electronic devices.
  • A current driver’s license is essential. Holders of medium rigid and/or forklift licenses would be highly regarded.
  • Experience planning and co-ordinating weed or pest control programs. Plan and implement a chemical use program (AQF4) accreditation or willingness to undertake training.
  • The capacity and willingness to undertake manual work and walking through difficult terrain as required.
  • Forestry Corporation employees contribute to fire preparedness and suppression activities. Responsibilities will include fire-standby as rostered and deployment as a fire-fighter. Fire duties will include weekend work and extended hours (e.g. firefighting nightshifts).
HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates should email their applications to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

Closing date: 25 January 2019.

Depending on the role the successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and/or Medical Assessment and/or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA).

For more info
Contact: Ben Wielinga
E-mail: Ben.Wielinga@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +61 2 6981 4101

Applications close: Friday, 25-Jan-2019

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Forest Management

Land Management Officer

Company/Location: Sustainable Timber Tasmania (North and North West)

Job Description:
Sustainable Timber Tasmania (STT) is seeking a Land Management Officer to join its Land Management team on a fixed term basis.

Sustainable Timber Tasmania is responsible for managing approximately 800,000 hectares of public production forests which provide vital environmental, economic and social benefits for all Tasmanians. It is our business to ensure that these benefits are sustainably managed for current and future generations.

The Land Management Officer is responsible for land management planning and stakeholder engagement across the forest estate. The role is a 12 month fixed term contract with the possibility of an extension to 2 years, and will be based in Burnie or Perth, Tasmania.

Key Accountabilities and Selection Criteria:

  • Facilitate the establishment and be responsible for on the ground management of new leases, licences and other property agreements with external stakeholders for a variety of different uses, from apiary licence to telecommunication towers, that are located on Permanent Timber Production Zoned Land (PTPZL) across the north of Tasmania
  • Prepare assessments and permits as required using a variety of internal systems for external stakeholder seeking to use PTPZL
  • Assist with general stakeholder engagement with government, community groups, businesses and the general public.
To be considered for this position you should have:
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong administration and time management skills with excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • The ability to interpret and apply the Forest Practices Code, Forest Activity Assessments, licensing and permits across the forestry sector
  • The ability to participate in fire fighting duties in peak season (appropriate training will be provided)
  • A commitment to safe work practices
  • Experience in the Forestry sector – recommended but not essential

For more info
Contact: Sarah Vautin
E-mail: sarah.vautin@sttas.com.au
Phone: +61 03 6169 2842

Applications close: Tuesday, 29-Jan-2019

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Wood Resource Manager

Company/Location: Borg Plantations Pty Ltd / Somersby NSW

Job Description:
Borg Plantations was established 5 years ago. Initially providing haulage and chipping services, then moving into forest ownership, Borg Plantations is committed to an eco-friendly and sustainable environment to be able to supply a consistent and cost effective source of fibre. Our plans are to continue to find new sources of wood, including developing Australia wide recycling facilities.

This position will manage the Wood Resource requirements for our MDF and Particleboard facilities at Oberon and Mount Gambier. Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide strategic direction to secure sufficient fibre from a variety of sources including forest companies, private land owners, timber processing facilities, internally owned forests and recycled timber
  • Develop new supply opportunities to increase fibre, improve supply security, reduce costs, optimise logistics, minimise working capital requirements and drive profitable growth
  • Manage the contractual arrangements with existing fibre suppliers, including negotiating and drafting purchase agreements
  • Maximise the performance of the Mt Gambier and Oberon Wood Resource teams to ensure they are operating efficiently
  • Manage and document all procurement operational activities and ensure adherence with quality and forecasts, including harvesting and haulage
  • Manage and report on the performance of company owned plantations
Requirements:
  • 10 years experience in a similar position
  • 5 years experience in a leadership role
  • Historical knowledge of wood supply preferred
  • Experience in forest modelling and acquisitions with strong analytical, trouble shooting and decision making skills
  • The ability to prioritise and maintain attention to detail and recognise time constraints
  • Experience developing stakeholder relationships; superior negotiation, organisational and communication skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Exposure to plantation record management and capacity to manage GIS systems

For more info
Contact: Carly Glover
E-mail: recruitment@borgs.com.au
Phone: +61 2 4340 9871
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Manager Fire Protection
Company/Location: Forest Products Commission, Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia

Job Description:
This is a permanent full-time position at 1.0FTE

The Forest Products Commission (FPC) is a Statutory Authority and is responsible for managing commercial operations in Western Australia’s native forest and plantation estate. The FPC supplies forest products to local processing industries and export markets. The FPC also provides advice to, and develops policy for, government on issues relating to forest management, products and services.

The Manager Fire Protection is responsible for the development and efficient delivery of fire protection objectives across the FPC. The incumbent is responsible for oversight and direction of fire suppression and mitigation services provided to the FPC by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) and development of FPC’s internal fire management capacity. The Manager Fire Protection will liaise with other agencies and industry bodies as required to ensure that FPC’s interests are recognised and reflected in planning and response processes.

To be successful in this role you will have:

ESSENTIAL:
1. Tertiary qualifications in Forestry or Environmental Management (or similar) and relevant experience in forest and fire management OR Extensive experience in forest and fire management including significant knowledge of fire and its interrelationship with forest management.
2. Demonstrated extensive experience in fire management roles including suppression and prescribed burning.
3. Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels, including skills in consultation and negotiation.
4. Demonstrated ability to analyse and develop innovative solutions to complex problems.
5. Well developed written and verbal communication skills
6. Demonstrated adequate competence and physical fitness to effectively undertake specified fire related tasks either in operations or planning functions.
7. Knowledge of environmental management systems in relation to conducting management reviews, monitoring and implementing effective corrective and preventative action.
8. Awareness of EEO principles.
9. Current motor vehicle drivers license.

For more information and to apply online please visit: https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=231077

For more info
Contact: David Guille
E-mail: david.guille@fpc.wa.gov.au
Phone:+61 (08) 0427 629 866

Applications close: Monday, 4-Feb-2019 at 5pm

For more info
Contact: Forest Products Commission
E-mail: people.services@fpc.wa.gov.au

Applications close: Monday, 4-Feb-2019

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Science Forester

Company/Location: HQPlantations Pty Ltd

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Science Forester, based at our Toolara office.

You will be responsible for the front-line coordination of analytical and research forest science projects and activities in order to deliver effective outcomes to HQPlantations Science team. This will include responsibility to design, analyse, report on, and review forest research trials and other corporate datasets (including spatial data sets) to support reviews and improvements to plantation silvicultural practices.

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor of Science (preferably Bachelor of Forestry, Environmental Science or related discipline), with strong emphasis and results in statistics and/or computing.

The position description can be found on our website www.hqplantations.com.au

Applicants are asked to submit a copy of their current resumé and a brief response (approximately 2 pages) outlining their ability to meet the Position Responsibilities to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Enquiries should be directed to the HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group on telephone +61 (07) 3882 8271 or via email to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Closing date – Friday, 8th February 2019

PDF description: 1263_Science_Forester_Position_Description.pdf

For more info
Contact: People & Safety
E-mail: HR@hqplantations.com.au
Phone: +61 (07) 3882 8271

Applications close: Friday, 8-Feb-2019

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Forestry Harvesting

Harvesting Coordinator
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW

Job Description:

  • Permanent Position
  • Based in Wauchope
  • Rewarding outdoor role in Production
At Forestry Corporation we pride ourselves on being the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in New South Wales.

The Role:
We are seeking an energetic Harvesting Coordinator to supervise the day to day harvesting operations of contractor crews working in native and plantation forests of the mid north coast of NSW. A strong focus on meeting production targets and customer expectations is required as well as compliance with relevant safety, environmental protection and sustainability standards. This role also includes firefighting and hazard reduction burning, extensive travel (mainly driving) and work outside regular hours during peak periods.

The Person:
  • Well-developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, commercial and continuous improvement focus.
  • Excellent understanding and commitment to safety in an operational environment.
  • Proven ability to interpret contract requirements and effectively manage contractors.
  • Experience, knowledge and interest in timber harvesting or similar operations, including forest management, silviculture, log production and the economics of managing a harvesting crew.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant industry standards, regulatory requirements and best-practices.
  • Willingness to maintain sufficient fitness for the job e.g. able to efficiently conduct reconnaissance / investigation through difficult terrain and dense vegetation.
  • Ability to attain Log Grading Accreditation
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook and ability to use an iPad-based mapping and information applications
  • Current drivers licence.
Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the ideal candidate criteria to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au by 25 January 2019.

For more info
Contact: Alex Flint
E-mail: alex.flint@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +61 0404 070 497

Applications close: Friday, 25-Jan-2019

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Senior Forest Officer - Harvesting

Company/Location: Sustainable Timber Tasmania

Job Description:
Come join an organisation that is innovative and progressive with the goal of becoming the best land managers that we can be. With flexible work and remuneration arrangements, a culture that puts people first with a focus on growth and development - it is an exciting and rewarding time to be a member of the STT team.

We are looking for someone who has a passion for natural resource management to be based in Perth Tasmania, just outside Launceston, and working throughout production forests in beautiful North-Eastern Tasmania.

STT is seeking an employee to join its Harvesting team on a permanent, ongoing basis.

The role is responsible for delivering wood production plans to meet agreed targets in a safe, commercial and environmentally sound manner.

View the full position description and application details at www.sttas.com.au/about-us/careers

For more info
Contact: Peter Williams
E-mail: peter.williams@sttas.com.au
mobile: +61 417 366086

Applications close: Monday, 4-Feb-2019

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Dry Mill Manager

Company/Location: Ironwood - Taree, Australia

Job Description:

  • Are you in NEED of a LIFESTYLE CHANGE for 2019 ?
  • Work in a Dynamic & Supportive SUSTAINABILITY focused business
  • Support with Relocation Expenses may be negotiated
About Taree and the Mid North Coast of NSW
The Mid-North coast is home to beautiful beaches, tranquil rivers, rainforest, volcanic hinterland and a comfortable climate……and offers affordable living.

Just a few hours’ drive north of Sydney, Taree is at the heart of the beautiful Manning Valley on the North Coast of NSW. The town is by the Manning River, a popular waterway for fishing, boating and rowing. Delicious oysters are farmed in the meandering river and nearby Great Lakes.

About Ironwood Australia
Ironwood has been established for in excess of 20 years and is Australia’s leading and foremost supplier of recycled Australian hardwood timbers. Their recycled hardwood timbers are sought after and specified by some of Australia’s most well-known and highly regarded architects, project managers, interior designers, property stylists, property developers, hoteliers and hospitality groups and restauranteurs as well as DIY renovators who want to add some character to their renovation project.

Your Skills and Attributes
  • Demonstrated experience within the Timber Industry is REQUIRED.
  • Proven supervisory or managerial experience is ESSENTIAL.
  • A sound knowledge of Australian Hardwood Species is PREFERRED.
  • Reviewing processing schedules and production orders in line with inventory and staffing requirements.
  • Initiating and coordinating inventory and cost control programs.
  • Setting and monitoring production standards, tracking and quality control systems.
  • Develop, implement, manage and review KPI’s for direct reports and each area of responsibility.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to work collaboratively, negotiate and engage with Management, staff and key stakeholders to facilitate delivery and compliance.
  • Highly motivated, committed, team focused, honest and loyal.

PDF description: Dry Mill Manager_PD.pdf

For more info
Contact: Kim Acworth
E-mail: kim@acworthrecruitment.com.au
Phone: +61 411278281
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Wood Machinist/ Finger Joint Operator

Company/Location: Ironwood - Taree, Australia

Job Description:

  • Are you in NEED of a LIFESTYLE CHANGE for 2019 ?
  • Work in a Dynamic & Supportive SUSTAINABILITY focused business
  • Support with Relocation Expenses may be negotiated
About Taree and the Mid North Coast of NSW
The Mid-North coast is home to beautiful beaches, tranquil rivers, rainforest, volcanic hinterland and a comfortable climate……and offers affordable living.

Just a few hours’ drive north of Sydney, Taree is at the heart of the beautiful Manning Valley on the North Coast of NSW. The town is by the Manning River, a popular waterway for fishing, boating and rowing. Delicious oysters are farmed in the meandering river and nearby Great Lakes.

About Ironwood Australia
Ironwood has been established for in excess of 20 years and is Australia’s leading and foremost supplier of recycled Australian hardwood timbers. Their recycled hardwood timbers are sought after and specified by some of Australia’s most well-known and highly regarded architects, project managers, interior designers, property stylists, property developers, hoteliers and hospitality groups and restauranteurs as well as DIY renovators who want to add some character to their renovation project.

Your Skills and Attributes
  • Trade Qualification as a Wood Machinist.
  • A sound knowledge of Australian Hardwood Species is PREFERRED.
  • Experience operating a Finger Jointer will be HIGHLY REGARDED.
  • High attention to detail and ability to prioritise.
  • Strong team focus with ability to also work autonomously.
  • Highly motivated, committed, team focused, honest and loyal.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • A demonstrated exceptional attendance record is ESSENTIAL.
What’s on Offer
  • A Full-Time PERMANENT role.
  • Genuine WORK-LIFE BALANCE based in Taree on the beautiful Mid North Coast of NSW.
  • Assistance with relocation expenses may be negotiated with an exceptional candidate.
  • Opportunity for growth and development.
  • Learn new skills in a fast paced and exciting work environment.

PDF description: Finger Jointer Operator Wood Machinist _PD.pdf

For more info
Contact: Kim Acworth
E-mail: kim@acworthrecruitment.com.au
Phone: +61 411278281
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Forest Consulting

GIS Analyst/Forester

Company/Location: Auckland CBD, New Zealand

Job Description:
As a GIS Analyst/Forester, you will be working with a team of management consultants working globally across a broad range of forestry, land use, and wood processing projects. This includes forest valuation, due diligence, resource assessment, performance improvement, climate change, feasibility studies and market analysis.

Ideally you will have a professional degree in forestry or similar, have sound understanding of the New Zealand and/or Australian forestry sectors, with experience in forestry industries further afield an advantage.

You will have proven GIS skills (ArcGIS and/or QGIS) with experience in forest mapping and preferably forestry applications such as YTGEN, MARVL, Woodstock and Tigermoth etc.

Excellent Communications skills and report writing (In English) a must, and an understanding of financial modeling is an advantage.

More than three years work experience in the forest, or related industries is preferred. Job title and remuneration will reflect the experience of the successful applicant.

You will be practical and flexible, with the ability to multitask and able to work in a team or individually, with minimal supervision.

Strong organisational and time management skills are important as well as strong self-motivation and being results focused under tight time frames.

You must also be health and safety conscious and have the willingness and ability to travel when required.

If you are interested, please email your application letter and CV to Margules Groome. All applicants must have current eligibility to work in New Zealand or Australia, however consideration will be given to offshore applicants with excellent suitability.

PDF description: Margules Groome Recruitment Ad January 2019 GIS Analyst Forester.pdf

For more info
Contact: Margules Groome HR
E-mail: recruitment@margulesgroome.com

Applications close: Thursday, 28-Feb-2019

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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Forest Establishment Manager

Job Description:
Our operations are based out of Invercargill with forests located throughout Southland.

The Southland region is a progressive region, leading the way in rural development and Forestry is an important part of that economic picture.

Our company is a forest owner, manager, processor and exporter primarily involved in growing Hardwoods but includes softwood plantations.

We are seeking a person well experienced in forest establishment to join our Forest Management team. This person will have a wide knowledge base of all operations involved and proven management experience in this field.

The majority of the forests are FSC & PEFC certified and the work will include full involvement in annual compliance, monitoring, reporting.

The successful applicant will be based in Invercargill and must have a genuine interest to live and work in the south.

Southland offers an easy family lifestyle and should suit a person with keen outdoor recreational interests with excellent hunting, tramping, fishing, diving, skiing and a wide choice of sporting activities available.

The successful applicant will preferably have a tertiary qualification in forestry, a proven performance in this field, initiative and enthusiasm is essential.

All applications must be in writing and addressed to:

Forest Establishment Vacancy
P O Box 7010
Invercargill

Applications close 4pm Friday 22nd January 2019.

Further details can be obtained by phoning Graeme on +64 0292 327 895 or by email to: gmanley@southwood.co.nz

For more info
Contact: Graeme
E-mail: gmanley@southwood.co.nz
mobile: +64 0292 327 895
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Forest Management

GIS Analyst/Forest Information Officer

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Rotorua

Job Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has been a leading provider of forestry services for more than 46 years, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. PF Olsen’s key purpose is to maximize value for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks.

Our GIS/Forest Information team is an integral part of our company success and we are currently seeking a GIS Analyst/Forest Information Officer to join our busy team. Our team provides GIS, Forest Mapping and Forest Information support services to our Clients and Forestry/Harvesting staff throughout New Zealand. This position is based in our Head Office premises in Rotorua, and adjacent to the popular walking and cycling tracks of the famous Redwood Forest.

To be successful you will already have:

  • Sound knowledge and proven experience with ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Experience in Geospatial Data management
  • Experience in Forest Mapping and Forest Information Management is desirable but not essential
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • A friendly can-do attitude who enjoys working in a team
Duties will include:
  • GIS data maintenance and analysis
  • Forest mapping and Forest Record System maintenance
  • Provision of timely and accurate forest information to internal and external clients
  • Technical project related work
We offer an attractive employee benefits and remuneration package along with a supportive, family friendly working environment.

If you think this opportunity may be for you, please email your CV and cover letter before 1st February 2019 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand.

PF Olsen is a drug-free work place and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Friday, 1-Feb-2019

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GIS Analyst/Forester

Job Description:
We have a position available now for an experienced GIS Analyst/Forester to join our Forest Management Team. You will have a desire to learn about forestry and apply skills to improve business. Your primary responsibilities are to provide technical and analytical assistance to the forest management team.

You will need:

  • Sound knowledge and proven experience with ESRI ArcGIS software and mobile technologies.
  • Experience in Geospatial Data management utilising software such as ATLAS Geomaster, ATLAS PSP and Trimble Pathfinder Office.
  • Experience with remotely sensed data including Trimble GPS, satellite imagery, and conventional platforms.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Our operations are based out of Invercargill with forests located throughout Southland. The successful applicant will be based in Invercargill and must have a genuine interest to live and work in the south.

The Southland region is a progressive region, leading the way in rural development and offers an easy lifestyle. It should particularly suit a person with keen outdoor recreational interests with excellent hunting, tramping, fishing, diving, skiing and a wide choice of sporting activities available.

Our company is a forest owner, manager, processor and exporter primarily involved in growing Hardwoods but includes softwood plantations. Whilst the position is primarily a GIS role, the appointee will likely be involved in all facets of our forest establishment work, with direct hands on management experience in the various operations.

The majority of the forests are FSC & PEFC certified and the work will include full involvement in annual compliance, monitoring, reporting.

There is an ongoing requirement to gather/analyse field data for refining growth & yield modeling, continuing R & D work and maintenance of a modern forest inventory system.

The successful applicant will preferably have a tertiary qualification in spatial sciences, forestry, geography, or proven performance in this field.

All applications must be in writing and addressed to:
GIS Analyst/Forester Vacancy
P O Box 7010
Invercargill

Applications close 4pm Friday 22nd January 2019.

Further details can be obtained by phoning Graeme on +64 0292 327 895 or by email to: gmanley@southwood.co.nz

For more info
Contact: Graeme
E-mail: gmanley@southwood.co.nz
mobile: +64 0292 327 895
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Forestry Harvesting

Northland Cable Hauler Opportunity, 50,000 m3

Company/Location: Whangarei

Job Description:
Northern Forest Products Limited is active in Harvest Management & Log Marketing throughout Northland.

An opportunity exists for a cable hauler contractor. Approximately 35% suitable for groundbase.

Register interest to debbie@nfp.co.nz
www.nfp.co.nz

For more info
Contact: Debbie Smith
E-mail: debbie@nfp.co.nz

Applications close: Friday, 15-Feb-2019

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Re Advertised: Harvesting Manager

Company/Location: Southwood Export Ltd

Job Description:
Southwood Export Ltd is based in Invercargill and its operations involve Eucalyptus afforestation and Harvesting in Southland and South Otago. It owns/manages 12,500 Hectares of Eucalyptus Plantations for the production of hardwood fibre which is exported as wood chips through Bluff Port.

Current annual harvest level is 320,000 Tonnes per annum harvested from forests generally within a 110 km distance from its mill at Awarua, approximately 10 km from Invercargill.

The position involves the planning, management and supervision of the companies harvesting operations.

We are looking for a person who will:

  • Have enthusiasm, self-motivation and good work ethics.
  • Has good health and be physically active.
  • Proven experience in harvest planning and management.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of both ground based and cable harvesting operations.
  • Proven work experience in actual harvesting operations will be an advantage.
  • Must have good interpersonal/people management and communication skills.
  • Be computer literate including GIS applications (with a willingness to learn further skills as required)
  • Strong focus and commitment on Health and Safety and operating an alcohol and drug free workplace is mandatory.
To make application or for further information contact:
General Manager
P O Box 7010
Invercargill 9844
Phone +64 03 218 2073
Or email gmanley@southwood.co.nz

Applications close 4 pm, 11th February 2019.

For more info
Contact: General Manager
E-mail: gmanley@southwood.co.nz
Phone: +64 03 218 2073
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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Sawdoctor

Company/Location: Tenon Clearwood - Taupo

Job Description:
Tenon Clearwood LP produces high grade timber products, predominately for export markets. We are looking for an experienced Sawdoctor to join our Team.

As a Sawdoctor, you will be a team player and a member of a highly skilled team in a large workshop. You must be able to work unsupervised, ideally with experience in a continuous manufacturing environment.

You will have:

  • Bandsaw, Circular saw and Stellite experience
  • CNC experience an advantage but not essential as training will be given
  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience out of trade
  • A commitment to health and safety
After initial training you will be working on a ‘4 days on, 4 days off’ 12 hour rotating shift roster allowing plenty of time to enjoy family time and pursue the great outdoor opportunities that Taupo has to offer.

In return Tenon can offer you:
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health and Wellbeing Programmes
  • Opportunities for personal growth and development
  • Support from Tenon Employee Education Fund for you and your dependants
To apply, send your CV and cover letter to natalie.eade@tenonclearwood.co.nz

Natalie Eade
HR Advisor
Tenon Clearwood
Private Bag 2004
Taupo

For more info
Contact: Natalie Eade
E-mail: natalie.eade@tenonclearwood.co.nz
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Commercial Mechanical Fitter

Company/Location: Nelson Forests

Job Description:
Are you a qualified maintenance fitter from the commercial sector, with the desire to learn and develop your skills in the industrial side of maintenance work? Are you looking for…

  • Variety of work across site
  • Opportunity to develop wide skill base
  • Open encouragement for continuous improvement of skills
  • Great team environment
  • Enjoy a work life balance (and no traffic!)
Nelson Forests’ Kaituna Sawmill is a modern, efficient sawmill with state of the art new equipment. Nelson Forests core values include integrity, respect, team work, balance and community. Based in the sunny capital of New Zealand; Blenheim, you will find the opportunity with a progressive company that is family oriented, with a personal development approach.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Deal with a wide range of maintenance activities
  • Implement changes focussed on maximising site operational performance
  • Ensuring plant and associated equipment are maintained
  • Maintaining plant notes on all inspections and repairs on the job sheet
  • Order repair parts and associated consumables
  • Urgent and non-urgent repairs
The core shifts are day and afternoon shifts with the ability to work while the mill is on maintenance shut downs.

Working within a quality focussed culture you will have a "can do attitude" and enjoy working unsupervised to find the best way to solve a problem.

Minimum requirements:
  • Trade qualified (fitter, or fitter welder)
  • Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, basic fabrication a plus
  • The ability to problem solve and identify preventative maintenance opportunities a must
  • A focus on Health & Safety working in a commercial environment
  • A strong work ethic and the capability to work autonomously
  • Strong communication skills and ability to get on with people
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred but not essential
You know it's time for change...and you know there's more out there waiting for you. So, if you are self-motivated and looking to further develop, apply today.

A pre-employment medical (incl. drug and alcohol screen) is part of our recruitment process.

Nelson Management Ltd (Nelson Forests) is an accredited Employer with Immigration NZ and is able to offer a path to residency through the Talent visa.

We offer a competitive salary, relocation costs, bonus system and training.

For a full position description of the role, please visit:
www.nelsonforests.co.nz/careers/job-opportunities

To apply or for further questions please contact christelle.orchard@nelsonforests.com

Closing date for all applications is 15 February 2019.

For more info
Contact: Christelle Orchard
E-mail: christelle.orchard@nelsonforests.com

Applications close: Friday, 15-Feb-2019

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