Production Hand

Porirua, Wellington
Job type:
Full time

This position can offer valuable experience to anyone looking at a career in fabrication or mechanical engineering.

Who is ES3?

ES3 offers world class engineering and bespoke metalwork fabrication solutions. Our team is a division of the Satius Group, a collective based in Porirua, Wellington. Check out our websites for more on what we do and how we work: |

What will your work involve?

As a production hand, you’ll provide valuable assistance across our production team. You’ll have a hands-on role in our product finishing processes, and provide general operations support as required.

Your key responsibilities may include:

  • Working in a safe manner at all times, and complying with H&S directions.
  • Assisting with parts clean-up, deburring, sorting, and identification.
  • Preparing parts for secondary processes or dispatch.
  • Assisting with set up for fabrication processes, under the guidance of more senior fabricators.
  • Assisting with general metal fabrication work as trained and required, including but not limited to:
    • Grinding
    • Drilling
    • Tapping
    • Countersinking
    • Deburring
    • Pressing/Folding
    • Cutting
  • Assisting laser operators with setup, materials handling, or general operation as required.
  • Keeping your work areas orderly and clean.
  • Completing quality checks on parts that pass through your responsibility.

This is a permanent full-time position for 45 hours a week, at our main site in Porirua, Wellington.

Why work with us?

As a family-owned business, we strive to be a workplace where you feel respected, elevated, and empowered. We:

  • Value the input of all employees.
  • Consider and care for the welfare of employees.
  • Encourage initiative, enterprise, and personal responsibility.

What skills and experience do you need?

We value hard-working individuals who are open to growth and strive for daily improvement. Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Works effectively and efficiently in a team
  • Accepts responsibility and demonstrates accountability for their actions
  • Shows a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Is practical and shows an aptitude for the work
  • Has a strong safety record and understanding of health & safety in a manufacturing or engineering environment.

We’re keen to hear from anyone who thinks they have what it takes. If this sounds like you, please get in touch with a cover letter and updated CV.