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Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts

CHH Woodproducts NZ

As the pre-eminent manufacturer of wood products to the Australasian market, plus the additional advantage of a global reach, a position with CHH Woodproducts offers the ultimate in career achievement. Leading the market in the major wood products categories across Australia and New Zealand is a clear indication that our Timber, Plywood, Laminated Veneer Lumber, Particleboard Flooring & Wood Panels come from an organisation that values quality and rewards commitment. Find out more here


We appreciate making a decision about your first career opportunity is huge!

As a business we recognise growing and supporting new talent is critical not only to the success of our business and in supporting our customers but in supporting our younger generation with building long term and sustainable careers.

Carter Holt Harvey will provide you with full on the job training & mentoring if you’re 100% committed & driven to achieve a positive career in manufacturing or engineering.


Tertiary Study Options include:

  • A National Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing
  • Engineering Apprenticeships - An extensive three year apprenticeship training program
  • Woodproducts NZ Cutting Edge Operators, Leaders & Managers In-house training & development programme


At CHH Woodproducts, not only do we offer a variety of career options, you can join the many people taking advantage of our beautiful country across the different regions our manufacturing facilities are based.  These locations include:

  • Auckland
  • Whangarei
  • Marsden Point
  • Tokoroa
  • Kawerau
  • Nelson


With 1200 employees nationwide, we are currently recruiting for entry level opportunities including:

  • Mechanical Apprentices – Whangarei & Kawerau
  • Electrical Apprentices – Kawerau
  • Machining Apprentices - Whangarei
  • Machine Operators – Whangarei


Combined with receiving every day coaching and development with your dedicated Manager and team around you, you’ll be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, overtime rates, a comprehensive benefits package including medical care plan, personal insurances, a generous superannuation program with CHH contributions, and generous staff purchasing discounts at Carters stores as well as on-going investment in training. 


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