WPI

2019 Summer Holiday Student Work

Dependants of Employees and

Ruapehu College Award Recipients

Supporting our whanau and our community


The following roles are available this summer through the WPI Summer Holiday Work Program

 

Position Title/ Location Description Additional Information
General Support (Tangiwai Sawmill) Assist with stocktaking, data entry and document control across the stores and maintenance areas, plus other tasks as required.

2 x positions available.

Applicants must be fit and able. Computer literacy and administration skills are essential.

 

Labourer

 (Tangiwai Sawmill)

 Timber packaging and despatch plus other tasks as required.

 

 1 x position available.

 

Manual work, applicants must be fit and able.

 Labourer (Woodroom)

 Industrial site clean-up plus other tasks as required.

 

 1 x positions available.

 

Manual work, applicants must be fit and able.

 

 Administration/ Reception Support

 (Pulpmill)

 Provide cover for Reception and basic administration within the Health and Safety, Security and Privacy team.

 Computer literacy and administration skills are essential. Front of house skills experience advantageous

 

The Summer Holiday Work Programme typically functions November to March annually.

• Applicants must be;

o children of current employees. Other family/ whanau who are financially dependant on a current employee and permanently living with that employee may also apply and will be considered at employer discretion, or

o Ruapehu College Award recipients.

• Applicants must be currently undertaking or have enrolled to undertake tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution and must be able to show evidence of this.

• Applicants must be at least seventeen years of age.

For further information, please contact Human Resources on 06 385 8545 ext. 827. To apply, please complete the ‘2019 Summer Holiday Student Work (General) Application Form’ (click HERE to download) and return along with a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.

Applications close at noon, Tuesday, 29 October 2019.

 

Karioi Pulpmill

 2019 Summer Holiday Student Work
Engineering Students


Supporting our future


The following roles are available this summer through the WPI Summer Holiday Work Programme.

 

 Position Title/Location

 Suitable for:

 Additional Information

 Electrical Maintenance Assistant

 Students who have completed at minimum one year of study toward a degree with an electrical focus.

 1 x position available.

 Mechanical Maintenance Assistant

 Students who have completed at minimum one year of study toward a degree with a mechanical focus.

 1 x position available

 Projects Support

 Students who have completed at minimum one year of study toward a degree with a mechanical focus.

 1 x position available.

 Reliability Support

 Students who have completed at minimum one year of study toward a degree with an electrical focus.

 1 x position available.

 Technical Services Support

 Students who have completed at minimum one year of study toward a degree with a focus on chemical or process engineering.

 1 x position available.
Primarily an office-based role, supporting documentation update and control. Some field work will be available.

 

• The Summer Holiday Student Work Programme typically functions from November to March annually.
• Applicants must be currently undertaking or have enrolled to undertake tertiary study at a recognised tertiary institution and must be able to show evidence of this.


For further information, please contact Human Resources on 06 385 8545 ext. 827.


To apply, please complete the ‘2019 Summer Holiday Student Work (Engineering) Application Form (click HERE to download) and return along with a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.


Applications close at noon, Tuesday, 29 October 2019.

 

Karioi Pulpmill & Tangiwai Sawmill

 Human Resource Assistant (Fixed-term, Graduate role)


• Are you an HR Graduate looking for an entry level role to gain workplace experience?


WPI, a leading manufacturer of mechanical market pulp in Asia Pacific is seeking a recently, or soon to be degree qualified graduate with a major or minor in Human Resource Management. This opportunity is based at the Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill, Ohakune, Central North Island.


The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill)
A six month (maximum) fixed term opportunity has arisen to support the Human Resources function at WPI. At minimum, additional resource is required from December to mid- February. The Human Resources Assistant will primarily support the Human Resources Lead, whilst being the onsite first point of contact for the department. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical workplace experience and technical competency in a generalist role.


Key functions will include, but not be limited to;
▪ Assisting with the recruitment process from start to finish.
▪ Assisting with the preparation of all employment documentation and variation letters.
▪ Providing support with the on-boarding of new staff and internal transfers.
▪ Providing support to managers and staff through the off -boarding process.
▪ Assisting the HR lead with ad-hoc HR related projects and delivery.
▪ Supporting, organising and promoting internal cultural initiatives.
▪ Contributing to a positive workplace environment.


About You
The ideal candidate will have;

▪ high energy levels, be engaged and motivated.
▪ the ability and keenness to learn on the fly, and develop yourself with excellent initiative.
▪ demonstrated success in an administration support or coordinator role.
▪ an understanding of the principles of the ERA 2000 and how they apply to people.
▪ strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
▪ high levels of integrity as confidentiality and discretion are essential.
▪ strong administrative skills (MS Office), including attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.


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 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.


Applications close at 12noon, Monday, 21 October 2019.

Karioi Pulpmill

Engineering Manager

The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill, Central North Island, New Zealand)
Reporting to the Pulpmill Site Operations Manager, the Engineering Manager (previously called Maintenance Manager) will be accountable for providing leadership, co-ordination and management of the engineering team which includes the maintenance, reliability and projects functions.
The Engineering Manager will manage the engineering function in full, including completion to schedule and budget, engineering productivity levels, and monitoring and managing progress to meet schedule milestones.
The primary objective is to ensure pulp production is maximised through continuous provision of reliable plant.

About the role
 Develop high performing teams in alignment with organisational values.
 Manage and coordinate engineering activities to achieve improvement in performance in productivity, reliability and standards.
 Monitor plant repair and maintenance expenditure, ensuring alignment to the repairs and maintenance budget.
 Work with production leaders and planners to ensure preventative maintenance programs meet production demands, while reducing and eliminating production downtime.
 Implement continuous improvement initiatives to improve equipment capability, processes and achieve cost objectives.
 Drive a safety first culture across the site, ensuring compliance against safety measures.

About you
 Tertiary qualified (Bachelor at minimum) in engineering, preferably mechanical or electrical.
 Proven experience in managing an engineering (reliability) or maintenance function within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
 Customer orientated and process focused.
 Demonstrated ability to manage a complex budget.
 Sound understanding of New Zealand health and safety legislation and standards.
 Proven maintenance management software, ideally Maximo, experience.
 Project management experience would be advantageous.
 A strong results orientation and continuous improvement mind-set.
 Well-developed leadership skills.
 Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage at all levels within the organisation.

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 drug testing and an independently conducted pre-employment health and medical assessment.


For further information including a position description, please email jobs@wpi-international.co.nz or phone Stuart Gibson, Pulpmill Site Operations Manager on ext. 844.

Karioi Pulpmill & Tangiwai Sawmill

 Health and Safety Advisor


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


WPI, a leading manufacturer of mechanical market pulp in Asia Pacific is seeking a Health and Safety Advisor that can work across all our Health and Safety functions, reporting to the Manager Health Safety, Security and Privacy.


This opportunity is based at the Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill, Ohakune, Central North Island.


The opportunity (Karioi Pulpmill and Tangiwai Sawmill)
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 organization committed to continuous improvement.


About You
You will be able to demonstrate the following competencies and capabilities essential for this role;
▪ ability to collaborate with teams to maintain our continuous improvement drive in respect to health, safety and well-being.
▪ 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). Vault 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).


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


Applications close at 12noon, Monday, 21 October 2019.