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Are you looking for a new job opportunity this year?

Come and learn some new skills and join the Nexans production team in New Plymouth

The Nexans NZ business is a remarkable company and has been in operation since 1967, manufacturing a range of quality electrical cable for 54 years. They continue to be a significant contributor to the development of New Zealand’s infrastructure and economy. Nexans has always been part of the history of electricity playing a crucial role in the electrification of the world which is key to a sustainable, balanced and equitable growth that benefits all humanity.

Nexans recognise that people are the source of their success and foster a culture of diversity, honesty, respect and trust. They live by the philosophy "we build people that build business"

The job opportunity

Teamwork is a major focus in this role as a Production Technician. You will be required to set up and run production batches on rotating machinery, perform equipment setups and minor preventative maintenance tasks to meet all internal and external standards for safety and compliance. Along with this you will be expected to contribute to improvement initiatives. Flexibility with hours is essential as some shiftwork and overtime will be required.

The ideal candidate

Key to the success of this role is a person who is able to quickly assess any potential problems and hazards that may occur with machinery operation. Along with this you will need:

  • A good mechanical aptitude
  • The ability to read, interpret and apply job instructions effectively
  • A sound understanding of health and safety systems and processes
  • Understand the importance of quality control and be good at record keeping.
  • Capable of connecting well with a team and working independently
  • To demonstrate a strong work ethic, be hardworking and committed
  • To cope with the demands of a busy work environment.

If you want to work for a company who offers an incredible package of benefits and treats their employees like they are part of the family, we would like to hear from you.

For more information on Nexans New Zealand Limited, please visit

For a confidential discussion contact Baker Tilly Recruitment Specialist Glenny Lewis on 06 7573155. All applications must be submitted online attaching an updated CV and a cover letter outlining why your skills and experience would be ideal for this role.

Please note: Due to COVID restrictions and border closure we are not able to accept overseas applications at this time so you will need to be residing in NZ and have a valid work visa or residency.

Applications close 23 January 2022

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