Aluminium Sheetmetal Fabricator
Please Quote Reference Number 77711
  • Experienced Sheetmetal Fabricator
  • Varied and interesting work
  • Join our dynamic team in our new purpose-built Whanganui factory

  • Wight Aluminium is one of New Zealand's largest aluminium fabricators, delivering commercial aluminium joinery solutions to clients throughout the North Island. We have project management and design offices in Auckland, Hamilton, and Whanganui, and two newly constructed manufacturing plants in Hamilton and in Whanganui.

    Our in-house capability includes design, technical and engineering expertise, enabling innovation and process efficiency in our façade and joinery solutions. Investment in our manufacturing facilities and operations means we are now one of the largest aluminium joinery manufacturers in the North Island.

    We are now seeking an Aluminium Sheetmetal Fabricator to join our dynamic team in our new purpose-built Whanganui factory.

    The work is interesting and varied, it requires a competent person with a solid knowledge in sheet metal fabrication and press brake operation. An ability to work off drawings with minimum supervision is essential.

    To be considered, ideally you will be/have:
    • Knowledge and experience in a sheet metal fabrication environment
    • Experience operating a guillotine and break press
    • Exposure to MIG welding both light and heavy gauge aluminium
    • Be physically fit and able to lift materials
    • Ability to read & understand drawings
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Punctual and motivated
    • Ability to work unsupervised
    • Ability to problem solve
    • A team player
    Additional desirable attributes: CNC machining exposure, forklift license, flexibility to work extended hours when required, ERP and Bill of Material experience

    We typically work a 49-hour week, from 6.30am to 5pm Monday - Thursday and 6.30am - 4.00pm on Fridays.

    Ideally the successful applicant will have a can-do attitude and is a self-motivated experienced fabricator, but if you think you have what it takes, we would like to hear from you also.

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

    Please Quote Reference Number 77711

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    (Q1) Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

    (Q2) Do you hold a relevant Trade Qualification?

    (Q3) How many years experience do you have in a sheet metal fabrication environment?

    (Q4) Do you have experience MIG welding both light and heavy gauge aluminium?

    (Q5) Do you have experience operating a guillotine and break press?

    (Q6) What is your salary/hourly rate expectation for this role?

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