Rheem is a trusted New Zealand household name when it comes to heating the hot water we all love to use in many ways. As market leader in the design, manufacture, and supply of electric water heating appliances, Rheem is on an exciting journey to help facilitate New Zealand’s transition to a sustainable and carbon-neutral future. We have a strategy to achieve this already in place and are in the exciting early stages of implementation. Part of this journey will be revitalising the Rheem brand as we introduce new and exciting sustainable water heating options to New Zealand homes and businesses.
This is a great opportunity to join a global organisation and future-proof your career with a range of different avenues for growth. You will gain exposure to all areas within the production, manufacturing, and assembly of storage water heaters and boiling water units. The manufacturing processes include but are not limited to the following: cylinder rolling, welding, plenishing, coining, flaring, clenching, piercing, blasting, spraying, enamelling, brazing piercing, foaming, wiring, testing and general assembly.
The current shift that we have on offer is our afternoon shift:
You will start out on a fixed-term contract, with the possibility of becoming a permanent employee. This shift operates Monday-Thursday from 3.15 pm - 1.15 am, giving you a 3-day weekend, as well as the opportunity to earn attractive overtime pay.
This role will see you:
- Perform assembly line tasks
- Process line work
- Manufacturing internal tanks
- Testing and quality checking
- Set up, control, run and stop machines
- Work to daily work plans sets by the supervisor
- Maintenance checks are carried out and re-work is completed in a timely manner
You are passionate about delivering high-quality products and able to work in a rapid environment with a steady pace. Naturally, you will be fit and able to lift around 25kg, you are health and safety conscious, and eager to learn about the rest of the business.
Previous experience in a similar role, particularly in any of the above listed areas like sheet metal or FMCG environments, familiar with product assembly using jigs and power/hand tools, steel and aluminum welding, and forklift experience will be advantageous.
You have great attention to detail, can follow instructions and plans, and love working as part of a team.
What’s on offer
We are fun, family orientated, and supportive. Become part of an international business where you will not only have international career opportunities, but also career development pathways, a competitive salary, income protection, life insurance, and increased kiwi saver contributions. What more could you ask for? Apply today.
Note: Applicants with NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa will be prioritised, though we are willing to support offshore applications for experienced and skilled migrants. You will be required to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test. On-going random drug testing is carried out.