CNC Plate Cutting Machine Programmer

•Progressive Company
•Full Time, Permanent Position
•Monday – Friday, 07.00am – 3.30pm

The Company is looking for a CNC Plate Cutting Machine Programmer to join our production team in Whangarei.

Culham Engineering Company Ltd is a multi-skilled Company based in Whangarei and is one of the largest fabrication facilities in the country, with 59 years’ experience in the business. Culham Engineering specialises in areas of Heavy Fabrication; ranging from the fabrication and installation of structural steel, storage-tank construction, to pressure vessels, heat exchangers and piping.


The Company is seeking a CNC Plate Cutting Machine Programmer to join our production team in Whangarei. The programmer will be required to do the programming of our plate cutting and drilling machine which is a heavy duty combination machine used for doing machining operations and precision plasma or flame cutting.

You will be responsible for the nesting of DFX files and inventory control while maintaining accurate records at all times. You will also liaise with machine operators to ensure the machine is operated in an efficient way and to comply with our fabrication schedules.

We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic, quick thinking individual with relevant qualifications and an excellent ability to communicate.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A knowledge of prime cut would be an advantage
  • Heavy Engineering experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and conceptual skills
  • The ability to read and interpret construction/workshop drawings

This position is only open for candidates that are NZ Residents or able to work legally in New Zealand.

If you are interested in joining our team please forward your CV and covering letter to 

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