Current Vacancies

 

Health and Safety Manager


The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill) Winstone Pulp International Limited (WPI) has two operational sites in the Central North Island that manufacture wood pulp products (Karioi Pulpmill, a lower-tier Major Hazard Facility) and sawn timber (Tangiwai Sawmill) from renewable plantation pine for domestic and export markets. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Health and Safety Manager is a member of the Senior Management Team.

We are looking for a practical professional who will drive the strategic H&S direction for the organisation, providing strategic thought leadership, translating strategic intent into advice, plans, programmes of work and assurance to the senior team on all matters relating to safety and health risk management. The Manager H&S is WPI’s technical H&S expert who will work collaboratively within a diverse workforce.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to base themselves in or around the stunning Ruapehu region, spend time exploring the pure outdoors away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and to make a difference in a varied role within an organisation committed to continuous improvement.


About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  •  Significant leadership experience within the Health and Safety sector.
  •  Demonstrated experience in relationship management at a senior, team and wider organisational level.
  •  Solid understanding of governance principles and practices.
  •  Experience with managing systems aligned to ISO 45001 & ISO 31000.
  •  Experience in delivering a regulatory H&S strategy in a large complex business, managing interactions with regulators.
  •  Proven results in delivering a continuous improvement of health and safety management systems.
  •  NZISM professional membership or higher and be registered with HASANZ.
  •  Exposure and understanding of Major Hazard Facilities would be advantageous.

About us

As a company we are committed to increasing our overall health and safety performance and employee engagement and continuing to implement key initiatives critical to our improvement journey.

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process candidates will be required to pass an independently conducted pre-employment health and medical assessment which includes drug testing.


For further information please contact Kathy on 027 272 5199 or email jobs@wpinz.com.

To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.

Please note applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand on a permanent basis at the time of submitting their application.

 

                           

 

 

Health and Safety Advisor

·         Are you a dynamic advisor with a passion for Health and Safety?

 

The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill)

Winstone Pulp International Limited (WPI) has two operational sites in the Central North Island that manufacture wood pulp products (Karioi Pulpmill, a lower tier Major Hazard Facility) and sawn timber (Tangiwai Sawmill) from renewable plantation pine for domestic and export markets.  We are seeking a Health and Safety Advisor that can work across all health and safety functions, reporting to the Manager Health Safety, Security and Privacy.

 As a company we are committed to increasing our overall health and safety performance and employee engagement, and continuing to implement key initiatives critical to our improvement journey.

 

This is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to base themselves in or around the stunning Ruapehu region, spend time exploring the pure outdoors away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and to make a difference in a varied role within an organisation committed to continuous improvement.  

 

About You

You will be able to demonstrate the following competencies and capabilities essential for this role; 

  • §   ability to support a manager led approach to health and safety.
  • §   support key projects and daily operational activity, ensuring compliance to the Health and Safety at Work Act, relevant codes of practice and standards, the WPI Major Accident Prevention Policy and Safety Management system.
  • §   extensive administration skills including minute taking, report and draft policy writing.
  • §   significant, demonstrated use of Microsoft Office and customised software solutions, including safety management system(s). Damstra experience is desirable.
  • §   development of internal training materials.

To be successful in this role you will have;

  • §   high energy levels and a flexible and practical approach to workstreams whilst maintaining attention to detail.
  • §   a relevant qualification (Level 4 (or equivalent) at minimum) and demonstrated workplace experience in Health and Safety  
  • §   a strong customer focus with the ability to develop cross functional relationships. 
  • §   excellent communication skills.
  • §   a current driver’s license (Restricted at minimum) and personal transport to get to and from work

 

About us

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process applicants will be required to pass an independently conducted pre-employment health and medical assessment which includes drug testing.

 

For further information please contact Derek Bensemann on 06 385 8545 ext 892 or email jobs@wpinz.com. 

To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.

Please note applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand on a permanent basis

 

at the time of submitting their application.

 

 

 

Electrician

§   Experienced in an industrial or manufacturing environment?

§   Keen to live in or around the Ruapehu region?

 

 The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill)

We are seeking to recruit a suitably skilled and experienced person to join our Electrical team at Karioi Pulpmill. This is a permanent, fulltime position. Karioi Pulpmill is located close to the small yet well facilitated towns of Ohakune and Taihape. 

 

About you

Candidate requirements include;

§  a minimum of Level 4 Electrical trade certificate

§   a full NZ EWRB registration and a current practising license

§   demonstrated technical ability and proven success on site as part of the electrical team

o    sound knowledge and experience with industrial machinery / plant

o    maintenance experience in instrumentation and control systems

  • §    demonstrated awareness of, and utilisation of workplace Health and Safety systems

      §   the ability to work shift roster hours

      §   physically fit, able and mentally alert, including the ability to work in confined spaces

      §   an exceptional team player with a ‘can do’ attitude

§   a current full driver licence.

 

 

About us

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process applicants may be required to pass an independently conducted medical assessment and a drug and alcohol test.

For further information please contact Courtney on extension 837 or email jobs@wpinz.com. 

To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.

 

  

  

Fitter(s)

 §  Experienced in an industrial or manufacturing environment?

§  Keen to live in or around the Ruapehu region?

 

The opportunities (Tangiwai Sawmill, Ohakune, Central North Island)

We have an opportunity available for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join our Mechanical maintenance team at Tangiwai Sawmill. This is a permanent, fulltime position. Tangiwai Sawmill is located close to the small yet well facilitated towns of Ohakune and Taihape. 

 

About you

All candidate requirements include;

§   Trade certificate in Fitting and Turning Level 4, Maintenance and Diagnostics or similar is preferred.

§   Demonstrated technical ability;

o     maintenance experience of heavy machinery and plant.

o    A working knowledge of hydraulics systems, and an ability to understand schematic drawings would be advantageous.

§   Hold a Full Class One New Zealand driver’s license and hold or be able to obtain a Forklift endorsement.

§   Demonstrated awareness of, and utilisation of workplace Health and Safety systems.

§   Physically fit, able and mentally alert, including the ability to work in confined spaces.

§   Availability for mechanical callouts, participation in the on-call roster and to work overtime.

 

 About us

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process applicants will be required to pass an independently conducted pre-employment health and medical assessment which includes drug testing.

 

Please note applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand on a permanent basis at the time of submitting their application.

 

For further information please contact Courtney on 021 937 640 or email jobs@wpinz.com. 

To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.


 

 

Graduate Engineer(s)

• Electrical • Mechanical • Process • Chemical

One-Year Fixed-Term


The opportunity

Winstone Pulp International Limited (WPI) is located in the Ruapehu District, Central North Island and has two operational sites that manufacture wood pulp products (Karioi Pulpmill) and sawn timber (Tangiwai Sawmill) from renewable plantation pine for domestic and export markets.

We are currently seeking Graduate Engineers to join the WPI team on completion of the current academic year. These opportunities are for a one-year, fixed-term. The Graduate Engineers will gain general work experience and understanding of the business operations. Ongoing support and development opportunities are provided along with peer support from previous graduate engineers who have taken on permanent engineering roles within the business.

The Pulpmill and Sawmill are located close to the small yet well facilitated towns of Ohakune and Taihape. Start date for successful candidates is flexible.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have;

  •  recently completed a Bachelor of Engineering (mechanical, electrical, process and/or chemical engineering).
  •  a genuine desire to develop your skills and add value to WPI.
  •  excellent communication skills and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  •  a strong health and safety focus and ability to work in an organised and disciplined way.
  •  experience (holiday work) within a large industrial / manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
  •  a current driver’s license (Restricted at minimum) and personal transport to get to and from work

About us

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process applicants will be required to pass an independently conducted pre-employment medical assessment, including drug testing.


Please note applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand at the time of submitting their application.

For further information please contact Rodney on 06 385 8545 ext 875 or email jobs@wpinz.com. 

To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.


Applications close at 9.00am, Monday, 8 August 2022.

 

 

 

 

Apprenticeship Opportunities


The opportunities (Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill, Ohakune, Central North Island)

WPI are seeking keen candidates who can demonstrate a practical aptitude to join the WPI Maintenance teams at both the Tangiwai Sawmill and Karioi Pulpmill.

Engineering Apprenticeship

Completing an apprenticeship in the maintenance strand of National Certificate in Engineering (Level 4) will give you the opportunity to learn about tools, materials and metals, fitting, basic machining, welding, maintenance, assembly, hydraulics and fabrication. On successful completion of the apprenticeship you would become a fully qualified tradesperson in maintenance engineering.

Usual hours of work are a minimum of 40 hours per week, worked between 6.00am and 5.00pm, from Monday to Friday. It is anticipated the apprentice will be available to work rostered day and evening shifts alongside our maintenance team.

 

About you

  • • A positive, ‘can do’ attitude, willingness to learn and an excellent work ethic.
  • • An exceptional team player, including excellent communication skills.
  • • Holds NCEA Level Two including numeracy and literacy credits (or equivalent).
  • • Holds or is able to obtain a Class One driver’s license (currently holds Restricted at minimum) and has reliable personal transport.
  • • Is physically fit and mentally alert - able to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  • • Is fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (enabling training course attendance).
  • • Has a strong health and safety focus and can work in an organised and disciplined way.

 

Electrical Apprenticeship Opportunities

The successful candidates will be employed by ETCO and assigned to WPI as the host

workplace. The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a 14-day pre-employment residential electrical training induction at the ETCO training facility in Ramarama, in the Bombay Hills south of Auckland. On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be a fully qualified tradesperson, with a National Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 4).

Hours of work with WPI as an ETCO Electrical Apprenticeship are typically 40 hours per week, worked between 6.00am and 5.00pm, from Monday to Friday.

About you

  • • A positive, ‘can do’ attitude, willingness to learn and an excellent work ethic.
  • • An exceptional team player.
  • • Holds eight credits in NCEA Level Two Literacy, Numeracy and Science (or equivalent).
  • • Holds or is able to obtain a Class One driver’s license (currently holds Restricted at
  • minimum) and has reliable personal transport.
  • • Is physically fit and mentally alert – able to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  • • Is fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (enabling training course attendance).
  • • Has a strong health and safety focus and can work in an organised and disciplined way.

 

 

Trades Assistant(s)

• Full time, permanent


The opportunities (Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill, Ohakune, Central North Island)

WPI are seeking to recruit suitably experienced Trades Assistants to join our Maintenance teams at both Tangiwai Sawmill and Karioi Pulpmill. These are permanent, fulltime positions working a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Hours are dependant on site placement, with the opportunity to work overtime as required.

 

About you

All candidate requirements include;

• A genuine interest in and aptitude for mechanical and/or electrical maintenance.

• Demonstrated work experience in a similar role preferably with an industrial manufacturing environment.

• Competent in the use of hand tools would be advantageous.

• Physically fit and mentally alert – able to work at heights and in confined spaces.

• Demonstrated awareness of, and utilisation of workplace Health and Safety systems.

• Hold a Full Class One New Zealand driver’s license, and preferably hold or be able to obtain a Forklift endorsement.

• Able to work within a team and take instruction.

• NCEA Level Two achievement is preferred.

 

 

Administrator/ Receptionist

• Fixed term (to November 2023)

• A great opportunity for an experienced administrator

 

The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill, Ohakune, Central North Island)

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and efficient someone who can provide a high level of professional administration support to our teams. The Administrator/ Receptionist is a genuinely varied role; based at the pulpmill reception, you will be a positive presence with an organised and proactive approach to everything that comes your way. This is a fixed term opportunity due to parental leave.

 

About you

You will be able to demonstrate the following competencies and capabilities essential for this role;

  • • demonstrated success in a varied administration support role.
  • • significant, demonstrated use of Microsoft Office and customised software solutions.
  • • a strong customer focus with the ability to develop cross functional relationships the
  • ability to manage and prioritise tasks.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • • high energy levels and be agile in your approach to workstreams whilst maintaining
  • attention to detail and achieving required outputs.
  • • NCEA Level 2 at minimum.
  • • a current driver’s license (Restricted at minimum) and personal transport for travel to
  • and from work.
  • • have a strong health and safety focus and can work in an organised and disciplined way.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced administrator with a fantastic attitude. Usual working hours are 7.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to noon on Friday.


About us

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process candidates will be required to pass an independently conducted pre-employment health and medical assessment which includes drug testing. Additionally, the preferred candidate(s) will be required to complete abstract reasoning, numeracy and literacy testing and/ or psychometric assessment.


For further information please contact Courtney on 06 385 8545 ext 827 or email jobs@wpinz.com.

To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.


 

Applications close at 9.00am, August 1 2022.