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General Mill Hand

General Mill Hand

Full time

Location: Kaituna Sawmill, Kaituna, MBH, NZ

Applications close: 31 October 2023

What we are looking for

We are currently recruiting General Mill Hands to join our team. You will be responsible for a variety of tasks stacking, and strapping timber, tallying packs operating machinery and some data entry. Having some sawmill or processing experience would be useful, but we prefer you have the right attitude and drive, as we will provide full training. Having forklift experience will be great, but if you don’t have it, but would like to learn and get the necessary license we will be happy to help you.

About you

To make the cut, you need to need to be physically fit, have good hand-eye coordination, be a team player and demonstrate your commitment to Health and Safety. Please note that we run a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Bring a positive attitude, a sense of fun and willingness to give sawmilling a go.

What we offer

We offer a very competitive, above living wage rate, participation in a monthly profit share scheme, free life insurance and income protection, free firewood to keep you snug and warm, wellness programs, gym membership discounts, fuel discounts, free training at your pace, the opportunity to develop your skills and increase your earnings and the opportunity to make a positive difference while working in an energetic and fun loving team.

About Us

At OFO Kaituna Sawmill we believe that we are in charge of our own destiny. We believe that we grow a better tomorrow through everything that we do. Every team member gets to determine their career path, learn, and grow at their own pace and reap the rewards of our collective efforts.

We have an employee led, safety first culture and take our environmental responsibilities seriously. OneFortyOne is committing to reduce emissions by 75% across scope 1-2 from 2021 levels by 2030. This is part of our commitment to accelerate climate actions and reduce the impact of climate change across the value chain we operate in. We invest in our people and our plant and are currently busy with an $11Million upgrade to our site. Not only does this investment create new and exciting opportunities for our teams, but it also increases the value that can be extracted from the Woodfibre and reduces our carbon footprint.

Our diversity makes us an effective team, constantly challenging the status quo, while trying to find new and innovative ways to be better at what we do. We respect our natural environment and the pristine product we work with.

Located in the beautiful Marlborough region, Kaituna Sawmill is situated 20km west of Blenheim, just outside Renwick.

What do you do now? If you want to be part of this exceptional group of people, please send your application to us at or for more information, call (03) 572 8921.

OneFortyOne acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their deep connections to land, water, and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all First Nations people today.

In Aotearoa New Zealand, Māori communities have a strong spiritual connection between people and the land – the wellbeing of one sustains the wellbeing of the other. We strive to build meaningful relationships with iwi as tangata whenua (people of the land/region), to be responsible intergenerational kaitiaki (stewards/guardians) of the land where our forests grow.