Production Welder/Fabricator


Production Welder/Fabricator – Ali Arc Industries, Whanganui

Ali Arc Industries was established in 1988 and is a successful locally owned and operated business manufacturing, designing and fitting a wide range of light commercial vehicle accessories and truck replacement bumpers. Ali Arc Industries provides quality customised products and continues to protect New Zealanders’ and their vehicles – and all from our Whanganui workshop!

Due to growth, the Whanganui team are looking for a Production Welder/Fabricator wishing to join the Ali Arc success story and enjoy the benefits of working and living locally in our small yet beautiful city. No more crazy over inflated big city house prices, long commutes, rush hour traffic, parking issues – for the right person, Ali Arc Industries offers family friendly and flexible work/life conditions and benefits including: a day off on your birthday; overtime rates; service recognition and additional leave entitlements; the opportunity for professional growth and development.

This is a fulltime permanent position likely Monday-Friday.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience measuring, cutting, welding, shaping, assembling aluminium and steel products to spec
  • Demonstrated fabrication expertise and the ability to adhere to a build schedule
  • An eye for detail and accuracy and well-honed technical/numerical ability
  • Experience in working safely operating light engineering equipment and power tools
  • The ability to interpret and assist in production design drawings

Ideally, the candidate will also:

  • Hold a formal technical welding and/or fabrication qualification
  • Hold an unrestricted car license and forklift license or have ability to attain
  • Have awareness of LEAN manufacturing philosophies; a passion for continuous improvement and improving production processes
  • Be able to work as part of a productive team autonomously and independently
  • Have a conscientious, reliable and loyal work ethic

Applications are invited by midday Wednesday 13 April 2022 and will be processed as received. Applications can be emailed to, submitted using the button below or bring your CV and Cover Letter into our Ali Arc office at 449 Heads Road, Whanganui.