Production Technician / Production Operator

Job details

  • Job Category
    Manufacturing and Production
  • Country
    New Plymouth, New Zealand, Bell Block
  • Duration

This vacancy is no longer available

Job description

Atlas Professionals is an international leading recruitment company. Since 1982, Atlas has played a major role in the provision of professionals to a variety of industries worldwide.


This is a full-time permanent role with competitive compensation. In addition to the base rate, you will be eligible for overtime and shift allowances. As you gain proficiency and are signed off on operating specific machines, your rate will increase accordingly. As a Nexans employee, you will also have access to a range of benefits, including medical insurance, income protection and other insurances, wellness initiatives, and Long Service Leave.

About the company:

Operating in New Zealand for over 55 years, Nexans are a major contributor to the development of New Zealand's infrastructure and economy. Nexans New Zealand is part of a global cable manufacturing and cabling solutions provider with a factory based in New Plymouth.

Dedicated to delivering to the highest of standards, Nexans pride themselves on being pioneers in energy transition and work as a united team to achieve their goal to Electrify the Future.

About Your New Role:

As a Production Technician, you will play a crucial role in the manufacturing process. Reporting to the Production Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • operating and monitoring production machinery
  • performing routine maintenance and troubleshooting tasks
  • ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards
  • collaborating with team members to achieve production targets
  • maintaining accurate production records

About You:

To excel in this role, you should have a strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills. While previous experience in a similar role is preferred, it is not essential. We value individuals who are motivated, detail-oriented, and have excellent time management skills. You should also be able to work effectively in a team environment and be willing to work rotating shifts (afternoon, days, nights) on a 5-day rotation.

Shortlisted candidates will be given a site tour during the interview process, and successful candidates will be required to complete medical assessments including drug & alcohol testing.

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for machinery and manufacturing, and are looking for a rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply for the Production Technician role. Join the Nexans team and contribute to their mission of delivering high-quality products to their customers.

Apply today! We will be reviewing applications as they come in, conducting interviews on a rolling basis, and closing the position once we find the right candidate. Click on the APPLY link now to submit your cover letter and CV, or contact the New Plymouth team on 022 126 4039 to have a confidential chat about your career.

NOTE: All candidates must already hold the required residency status to work in New Zealand and be able to satisfy a number of background checks.

What do we offer?

OT, shift allowance, insurance and more

At Atlas Professionals, we believe that diversity drives progress and aim to build an inclusive organization. We are taking steps to create an environment for everyone and foster a culture that helps us stay at the frontier of energy, marine and renewables. If you’re driven to perform, we are waiting to hear from you - irrespective of your age, religion, sexual orientation, colour, gender, ethnicity, or race - if you have the talent, you fit right in.

Contact Person

Bryant Kate


+64 6 757 6335

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