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Dulux Powder Coatings - Manufacturing Machine Operator - Glenfield NZ

Apply now Job no: 831100
Work type: Full Time
Location: Auckland

  • Part of the ASX Top 100 listed DuluxGroup
  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Industry Leader with strong safety culture

The Company

Dulux Powder & Industrial Coatings is the largest powder manufacturer and supplier in New Zealand and Australia, developing powders and manufacturing locally for over 25 years. As pioneers in the powder coatings industry, Dulux Powder & Industrial Coatings offers the most comprehensive colour and product range for powder coatings in the market. Having manufacturing plants in both New Zealand and Australia is a distinct advantage for Dulux.

Dulux has an excellent workplace safety record and a proactive working together team based culture. The Glenfield factory is non smoking site.

The role:

Due to growth we have created a new position for a Machine Operator at our Glenfield factory. The hours are 6am – 2.30pm Monday to Friday leaving the afternoons and weekends available for excellent work/life balance. This is a full time permanent position with some overtime available during peak periods.

There are 3 different process steps involved in making our products and you will be trained in all of these:

1 – Weighing raw materials to a recipe that is provided
2 – Running an extruder to melt the raw materials
3 – Grinding process converting it into powder

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Batching raw materials
  • Operating extruders
  • Operating industrial grinders
  • Packing boxes
  • Cleaning of machinery
  • Reporting any safety issues on site

About You

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate: 

  • A positive, self-starting and can-do attitude
  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • The ability to read and interpret numbers and data
  • Good time management skills with the flexibility to move from one process or department to another
  • Strong Health and Safety focus both as a person and as a team
  • The ability to lift heavy loads (up to 20-25kg). Note: manual handling equipment is provided in all heavy load task areas
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment would be highly regarded.

In return you will be working for a company that provides up to 4% Employer Contribution towards KiwiSaver, life insurance cover if you contribute to KiwiSaver (provided you join within 3 months of your start date)and DuluxGroup Staff discounts.

How to apply

To submit your application please click 'Apply' below or for a confidential discussion please call Michael on 0800 238 589.

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


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