CNC Setter and Programmer for High Tech Manufacturing

About the business

Howick Ltd,, manufactures specialist automated roll-forming machinery which is exported to 80 countries globally for the construction industry. Howick Ltd (also located in Howick, Auckland) is part of an exciting game-changer in manufactured or industrialised construction, which uses technology and light gauge steel to build more efficiently.

We are in growth mode, and we are seeking a CNC Setter and Programmer to join us on our journey, to contribute to the continued success of the company.

NZ and family-owned and operated, and based in Howick, Auckland, we are a diverse team with great company culture and clean work conditions.

About the role

At Howick, we take pride that our machines are proudly 100% NZ and Howick made. The major componentry in our roll-forming systems are CNC manufactured in-house.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced CNC Setter Operator to program, set and machine a large variety of mainly steel components in small quantities in our modern CNC shop and manufacturing facility.

Take a look at our video below, at 1:37 you get to view our CNC manufacturing. You will get to work with some of the latest CNC technology has to offer.

  • You will work in an environment and be exposed to all aspects of general engineering practices in the manufacture,
  • assembly and testing of high-tech, high-value machinery (worth between $250,000 to $1million and more)
  • You will get to manufacture a large variety of components in varied quantities
  • If you have the right qualities and background, we will provide the training
  • This is a full-time position with regular hours (Mon to Fri)

Skills and experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience
  • Familiar with Fanuc / Haas controllers
  • Able to program, set and operate CNC Mills including 4 Axis work
  • Familiar with large billet work as well as small components
  • Knowledge of CAM programming and advantage
  • You should have a keen eye for detail and take pride in everything you do

IMPORTANT: Applicants for this position MUST have NZ residency or are NZ citizens.

To apply, write us a one-pager on why you think you will suit this role. Send together with a CV of any relevant experience.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?

How to apply

If you are keen to be a part of the Howick movement please send us a letter and your CV to outlining how your achievements, qualifications and personal traits can help us in the areas detailed above.

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