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Precast Production Operator - Palmerston North

Palmerston North, New Zealand

Reference: 5649404

  • A hands-on busy precast production role
  • Based at our Manufacturing site in Palmerston North
  • NZ Family Owned Business

Hynds are currently seeking a Precast Production Operator for our busy manufacturing site in Palmerston North. This role will be responsible for the production of high quality precast concrete products.

Role responsibilities includes:

  • Participate in the production of quality precast concrete products
  • Be responsible for the finishing of concrete products and provide training to others
  • Work to schedules and production targets
  • Assist with pre-casting tasks when required
  • Keep a clean and tidy work environment
  • Follow all health and safety requirements such as daily pre-start checks on vehicles

What you will bring:

  • Previous experience working with precast concrete products
  • Mould setting experience desirable
  • Previous experience with concrete finishing
  • Previous experience reading plans/drawings
  • Class 1, F OSH endorsement is beneficial but not essential
  • Unit standard 3800
  • A strong work ethic with a willingness to produce quality product efficiently every time
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Accurate time keeping with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • A reasonable level of physical fitness

Who we are:

Founded in 1973, Hynds is New Zealand's premier product supplier for the management of water and water-based waste in the civil and rural infrastructure markets. Hynds remains proudly family-owned and has built its reputation on customer service and innovation.

We are committed as a team to helping our customers succeed and believe in the Hynds Values to guide the way. Hynds is a place where people matter, where we do what's right and where we connect with our customers.

Why join Hynds:

  • Competitive salary
  • Southern Cross medical insurance cover
  • Values focused and supportive environment
  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities

Pre-employment checks:

Hynds is committed to high levels of health and safety. Therefore, all candidates will be expected to pass a pre-employment medical and alcohol & drug screen, along with satisfactorily passing a criminal history check. You will also need the legal right to work in NZ.


Applications Close: 13 Oct 2021