Job Opportunity: Product Assembly Technician and Production Support, Boxfish Research

Boxfish Research is at the forefront of underwater observation innovation with remotely operated vehicles and video equipment built for cinematography, inspection, science, education and adventure markets all over the world. Their growing business is seeking a product assembly technician to help us build our ROV and 360 degree camera systems. 

Date published: 2019/04/05

Boxfish Research is a young at heart, relaxed, on-to-it NZ business based in Auckland. We are at the forefront of underwater observation innovation with remotely operated vehicles and video equipment built for cinematography, inspection, science, education and adventure markets all over the world.

The work environment, although light-hearted and fun, is one where all the team work together and are serious about doing a top job. The silences are comfortable silences and the moments in-between are little bursts of sunshine throughout our day.

Our growing business is seeking a product assembly technician to help us build our ROV and 360 degree camera systems. This is a full time position and the successful candidate will have responsibility for manufacturing output as well as manufacturing related administration tasks such as parts ordering and inventory management.

You will have mechanical and soldering experience with the ability to produce quality workmanship. Previous electronic assembly experience preferred but not essential.

To succeed in this role you will need to display

  • Initiative
  • Enthusiasm
  • Humour
  • The ability to learn. Quickly

Required skills

  • Experience assembling complex electrical and mechanical systems
  • Ability to get the job done
  • Experience soldering

Experience in the following areas will also be very helpful

  • Previous experience in a start-up manufacturing environment
  • Experience in cable manufacture
  • Experience creating, working with and improving quality systems
  • Procurement
  • If you would like to join a vibrant, emerging and young company poised for growth please apply.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an assembler?

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