Sawmill Operator

Contract type: Temporary
Location: Nelson
Specialisation: Manufacturing & Processing
Date: 2022-06-06
Salary: NZD22.20 - NZD23.20 per week, Benefits: Great work culture
Reference: JO-2206-20407
Contact name: Kelsee Gallagher
Contact email:

Job description


Our client here in Nelson is a major New Zealand producer of quality solid timber products for both the domestic and international markets

We are currently looking for motivated workers who are keen to further their knowledge in this unique industry. Don't be intimidated if you don't have experience, full training will be provided.



Sawmill operators may do some or all of the following:

·        Sort, stack and grade timber

·        Package and wrap timber for delivery

·        Operate sawmill machinery

·        Check and maintain equipment

·        Clean the work areas and equipment



·        Safety-conscious

·        Practical and efficient

·        Full clean driver licence

·        Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen

·        Ability to work in a team, but also with minimal supervision



·        Full coaching and training provided

·        Continuous support from our team

·        Monday to Friday dayshift hours 7:00am to 4:00pm with weekends off

·        Immediate start

·        Full PPE gear provided


If you feel you are the right person for the job, or would like further information, please apply directly or call Kelsee, Monique or Daan straight away on (03) 5438106. 

A pre-employment drug screen (urine/saliva) is part of our recruitment process. We will also need to be able to contact relevant -workplace- referees by phone. 

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new job, please call us for a confidential discussion about your career.


Kelsee Gallagher
Kelsee Gallagher

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