Production Fabricator / Welder (Steel)

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
Post date: 12 April 2021
Close date: 12 May 2021

Waikato Milking Systems is a leading designer and manufacturer of ‘on farm’ dairy systems and technologies; with product offerings including milking parlours, automation, milk cooling and effluent and environmental solutions.

A New Zealand success story and now a world class business with a focus on innovation, performance and durability, whose milking systems, technology, products, and expert dealership extends from New Zealand, internationally throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe, South Africa, South America, Latin America, Australia, the US, and China. Our products are sought for reliability and durability.

We have a position available for a motivated individual to join our close-knit team as a Production Fabricator/Welder in the Rotary Division, based at our Horotiu site.

You do not need to be trade certified but ideally have had some experience in MIG (and ideally Tig welding) to a high, quality standard. Also, you should have a sound understanding of health and safety in the workplace, continuous improvement and well as enjoyment of the engineering workshop environment. There will also be opportunities to undertake general workshop duties as part of this role to develop and grow.

To be effective in this role you will need:

  • Ideally a minimum of two years demonstrated MIG welding experience (TIG is a bonus)
  • Practical operational engineering experience; with a keen eye for detail
  • Knowledge of metals and their properties
  • Be physically fit
  • Be customer focused
  • Be comfortable and proficient with hand tools and handling metals
  • Be committed to quality and continuous improvement
  • Be a good communicator and want to be part of and contribute to a great team environment
  • Be honest & hardworking
  • Drivers Licence and own transport

Finding a person with the right team fit is critical for us, so we encourage team players who are proud of what they produce and enjoy working alongside others who feel the same to apply. We are prepared to train those who have the right ‘can do’ mindset and a strong work ethic that are prepared to commit to us and be part of a tight and dedicated group.

 If you have some welding experience, a meticulous nature and enjoy ensuring the final product is at its absolute best before it leaves for its new home, then we are looking for you!  

Our values are People first, Curious & Courageous, Pride, Agile – we find a way! If they fit with yours, get in touch by applying online.

In return we can offer a chance to further develop your skills in a family and team orientated environment with great learning on the job. Please note: our recruitment process includes a Ministry of Justice Check.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in NZ.

To find out more about this role, contact Denise Thomas, Phone +64 21 31 4571 or for a confidential discussion; or simply apply ‘online’ today, using the links below, to join a team that designs the future… 

Click on the links below to apply ‘online’ today.


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