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Careers at McKechnie

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Working at Mckechnie

McKechnie is a company at the forefront of delivering sustainable aluminium components.  Are you ready to join our diverse team? 

About Us

At McKechnie, we are pioneers in the aluminium extrusion process in New Zealand. We’re the only extruder to have a Remelt cast house, leading the way in recycling scrap aluminium, reducing energy consumption and positively impacting the environment. With a legacy dating back to 1959, we've continually embraced technology and innovation to uphold our reputation for excellence. Trusted by global brands, we push the boundaries of what's possible with aluminium.

Benefits working for McKechnie

Careers at McKechnie

Join Our Team

With over 300 dedicated employees, our team is the heart of McKechnie.

Current Vacancies

We operate around the clock, offering varied working hours, along with benefits to support employee wellbeing. With a strong focus on career growth, we’re committed to providing progression opportunities within our company.

Our manufacturing site is nestled in picturesque New Plymouth, provincial capital of Taranaki - the sunniest region in NZ. Whether you're a local seeking a new opportunity in your career or you’re considering relocating, we invite you to experience the benefits that Taranaki and McKechnie offer for your work-life balance.



  • Pre-Employment Medicals
  • Annual Health Monitoring
  • On-Site Occupational Health Nurse
  • Employee Discount Cards
  • Nutritious, Affordable On-Site Canteen
  • Provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Dedicated First Response Team
  • Exclusive 25-Year Club
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Service

A Day in the Life at McKechnie

A Day in the Life at McKechnie.

What our employees love about McKechnie and New Plymouth:

  • The Best of Both Worlds: With the mountain and sea within arm's reach, there's always something to see and do.
  • Work-Life Harmony: We prioritise family-friendly activities and support a healthy work-life balance.
  • Central Location.
  • Professional Growth Opportunities: McKechnie is a place where your career can flourish. We invest in your professional development.

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Current Vacancies