Join NZ's leading light trailer manufacturer, Kea Trailers!
Are you an experienced and highly skilled Fabricator Welder with ownership of your work? Have you considered leading a group of welders with the same goals and passion? Are you willing to contribute to our growth in a highly productive environment?
We are looking for a skilled Production Welder to transform raw steel into high quality consistent frames ready for hot dip galvanizing. Your job is the foundation for the final Kea product and there is a high expectation of your commitment to quality and productivity. Potential to become a Leading Hand means that with the right attitude and values, you should naturally become the go-to person amongst your colleagues to resolve challenges or improve procedures/systems.
More than 40,000 trailers have been built at Kea Trailers and all happens here in Maui St, Hamilton, always innovating and offering custom solutions to cater for our customer's specific needs.
Our successful applicant will have:
Certificate in Engineering (Level 4) or Proven Equivalent Experience
10+ years of experience as a Fabricator Welder
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proficient in English
Proactive commitment to Health & Safety
Physically fit to undertake job related tasks. Remain Drug-free with pass regular ongoing screening
Great attitude, enthusiastic and ability to self-motivate
Be dependable and punctual
Current and clean NZ full drivers licence
No criminal convictions
Provide your own lockable toolbox and provide and maintain a basic set of fabrication and measuring tools
Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures - MIG is our preferred welding procedure, but MMA and TIG may also be required
Respectful to your work colleges, supervisors and management team
Technically competent with practical mind than can figure things out
Understand the importance of being part of a Team as the goals of the company are not achievable as individuals
Able to work unsupervised and well organised while leading a group of welders
Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate) will be an advantage
Forklift training an advantage
This role is workshop based without travelling, work hours: 8.00 to 16.30 Monday to Friday - overtime may be required due to peaks of demand.
In return you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration based on experience and ability. You will join a solid and amicable team willing to respect and look after each other and to keep our Reputation of Quality and Reliability to the highest standards.
APPLY NOW through our online application form below. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity!