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Based 50 kms south of Dunedin, Pan Pac Forest Products (Otago) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pan Pac Forest Products Ltd which operates a modern small log sawmill and dry processing plant at Milburn, specialising in cutting appearance grade products for export.

As Sawmill Operator, you will work in a variety of roles within the sawmill in a team of like-minded individuals. You will be responsible for ensuring that production targets and quality standards are met to satisfy customer expectations, be competent in all aspects of sawmill operations and become competent at operating all work centres.

As the successful candidate, you must have the following attributes:

  • Strong health and safety focus
  • Excellent attendance record, a strong work ethic and a proactive "can do" attitude
  • Ability to sustain a high level of energy and composure during times of pressure
  • Strong manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work in a team, but also with minimal supervision

It would also be desirable to have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in the timber industry
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a manufacturing or heavy industrial environment preferred
  • Current first aid certificate preferred
  • Strong focus on plant reliability
  • Sound judgement with a practical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to respond quickly to changes in priorities or urgent requirements when they arise

An understanding of sawmilling processes and knowledge of the timber industry would be highly advantageous.

If you are looking for an exciting new challenge, then we would love to hear from you.


Applications Close: 12 Mar 2021
  • Classifications: Manufacturing
  • Company: Pan Pac Forest Products (Otago) Ltd
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Milton
  • Region: Otago
  • Country: New Zealand
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