CNC Machinist/Programmer

Job Description

CNC Machinist & Programmer

Want to take a key position in being part of an exciting new business for Taranakipine within the rapidly expanding off-site construction market using sustainable, New Zealand made engineered wood products?

Over the past two years we have developed a market opportunity based on delivering parallel laminated timber (PLT) panels to the construction industry. Our first product is a floor and roof panel system; factory ready for direct installation into buildings. We call it Woodspan PLT Panels.

Woodspan is looking for a driven team player to lead the set-up and on-going operations of our soon to arrive 6-axis CNC wood processor. This is a hands-on position critical to ensuring all projects meet all our customer’s expectations.

Taranakipine is a producer of engineered timber building products supplying to NZ and international customers. We start with the raw log and manufacture all steps through to the finished product.

The role:
• Project team member for our new Woodspan factory set-up & CNC processor installation
• Working with Woodspan sales and production; receive customer plans, optimise, then import using CAD/CAM software ready for CNC processing
• Export plans to CNC processor then operate machine(s) meeting customer order file
• Responsible for machine(s) maintenance and tooling
• Responsible for CNC processer cutting strategy optimisation and tooling selection
• Member of the Woodspan production team
• Position based in New Plymouth

The person:
• Self-motivated, accurate, plenty of initiative, and a mechanical aptitude
• Proven interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to operate CAD/CAM software
• Understand construction and carpentry shop drawings
• Previous experience in CNC equipment operating; preferably from frame/truss or joinery industries
• Experience in working with wood – wood processing or building sectors

To apply for the role or seek further information contact Damon Jacobsen HR/HSE Manager or 027 224 9113

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

Job type:

Full Time


New Plymouth