WPI is one company with many faces. With a stable workforce, the workforce groups in the pulp and sawmilling operations include:

  • Administration and accounting
  • Engineers in chemical, electrical, mechanical and information systems fields
  • Health and safety
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Maintenance planning
  • Project management
  • Stores & supply
  • Management
  • NZ registered tradesmen - mechanics, fitters and electricians
  • People learning and development
  • Research and development
  • Specialist skilled operators

Does WPI have any current vacancies?

Please click here Current Vacancies

If there are no current vacancies we welcome your contact as there may be a future opportunity for you.


Email the HR Manager at jobs@wpi-international.co.nz


Why work for WPI?

  • A strong company commitment to support the workforce in their professional development and achievement of recognised qualifications
  • Remuneration based on qualification achievement
  • Support for multi position skilling of the production workforce
  • As the largest employer in the National Park district, WPI recognises its responsibilities and contribution to the local community and district through sponsorship and participation
  • WPI has a long history of supporting the kiwi bird egg recovery programme and the returning of hatchlings back into the forest environment
  • WPI works closely with local Maori to ensure cultural and spiritual values and practices for the protection and safe management of any wahi tapu and wahi taonga found within the forestry operation areas 

Why live in the Ruapehu District?

To name but a few of the many good reasons to consider living locally:
  • There are two commercial ski fields with excellent learner and advanced snow sport facilities. Turoa is some 15 minutes from Ohakune and Whakapapa 40 minutes away.
  • There are many local opportunities for outdoor activities including many beautiful bush and alpine walking tracks, mountain biking, motor bike trails, hunting, freshwater fishing, kayaking etc
  • There are many local competition and fun sporting activities including touch rugby, rugby union, rodeoing, squash, indoor soccer, netball, tennis etc

For more information regarding what the local district has to offer check out www.ohakune.info