Metal Fabricator

Job Title: Metal Fabricator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Christchurch Central, New Zealand
Salary: Competitive Salary + Health insurance discount
Reference: 6943-1933-999-LM
Contact Name: Lydia McIntosh
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2021 09:53

Job Description

We are seeking a competent and quality focused Metal Fabricator/Machine Operator who can align themselves with our relentless focus on providing the best possible product to our loyal clients existing all over the world.

AW Fraser have been in business for over 80 years and operates the only brass extrusion in the Southern Hemisphere.

As one of our metal fabricators you will hold a key role in ensuring that our parts are made to bespoke specifications correctly and that our production team are exceeding demands to the highest standards possible.

Hours of work:

  • You will receive 7 consecutive days off work every month providing fantastic work-life balance!
  • Hours of work will involve a 12-hour day and night shift rotation averaging 42 hours of work per working week.
  • We operate the DuPont shift system ( for more info)


  • Heath Insurance discount
  • Great work/life balance!
  • Support services for employees and their families
  • Fantastic training and on-boarding
  • Health and Safety focused company

    This role will require you to:

  • Cut and machine materials using hand tools and metal cutting machines.
  • Prepare extruded bars for processing through heat treatment oven.
  • Ensure all bars are processed in a timely manner.
  • Draw sections through specified draw die.
  • Clean, polish, file and bath extruded bars in acidic solutions.
  • Machine stamp metal sections

    The perfect candidate will have:

  • Experience with tooling and dies.
  • Experience with Mandrel lubrication
  • Some understanding of metal and alloy specifications
  • Experience in operating saws, clamps and overhead cranes
  • Experience in quality control (ideally relating to metals and alloys)
  • Previous experience and understanding in extrusion and brass material.

    Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal convictions check.

    If this interests you and you currently reside in New Zealand, apply now!

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
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