- Great opportunity to learn and grow
- Great supportive team
- Modern work environment
Looking for an opportunity to use your mechanical aptitude and gain a career?
Apply now - we have several opportunities for mechanically minded people
About the Company
Mō Te Kaitukumahi
APL have an exciting opportunity for an energetic individual to join the Tool Room and Fabrication teams within APL Manufacturing.
We are searching for the right person who is ready to grow with a Kiwi owned company, who proudly possess a real family culture.
About the Job
Machinists make metal parts using a range of traditional methods and high-tech equipment. Machinists are able to manufacture precision componentry by engineering various materials using a wide range of machining and hand processes; in both large and small volumes.
APL have several opportunities for mechanically minded people who are eager to learn.
If you are interested in learning how to operate a press, drop saw, mitre saw, drop saw and operate a die casting machine.
About the Opportunity
Mō Te Huarahi
This entry level job gives you the opportunity to find your way into fabrication, CNC operating, tool making or maintenance positions within this large organisation.
Ideally, you will:
- Have NCEA 2 English and Maths
- Have excellent communication skills
- Be reliable and motivated to learn
- Have a great attitude toward your work
- Have an excellent awareness of health and safety
The hours of work are during shifts, with approximately 40-50 hours per week spread over five days, Monday to Friday, with varying start and finish times.
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) with strands in Fitting and Machining, General Engineering, Machining, Maintenance Engineering and Toolmaking, Level 4.
All graduates of this NZ Certificate will be able to:
- Understand relevant health and safety legislation and workplace safety culture
- Interpret drawings and specifications and use the appropriate materials, processes, tools and equipment for the task
- Apply knowledge of relevant engineering principles and practices, and problem solving skills, to perform engineering tasks to industry standards
- Use effective and efficient processes, principles and quality systems to produce components and provide services in a commercial mechanical engineering environment
- Communicate effectively within a team and the wider workplace
- Recognise the limits of their own ability and the importance of working with integrity and maintaining currency in the mechanical engineering field.
A day in the life
What a day in the life of someone working in Machining looks like