Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

On behalf of our well-established Wellington client, we are looking for an experienced and qualified mechanical engineer.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for carrying out plant and machinery maintenance, resolving breakdowns as well as implementing continuous improvement and engineering projects.

Successful candidates will ideally have previous experience within food, dairy, pharmaceutical or similar manufacturing. You will also have the ability to not just ‘do the job’, but to use your analytical and problem solving skills to provide top level service to the manufacturing plant.  Working as part of a team you will have good interpersonal skills and an attitude for getting stuck in to get the job done.

In a permanent role, the ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
• Trade qualification in either Mechanical Engineering or Fitting and Turning
• At least 3 years experience in an engineering maintenance role 
• Sound fault finding/problem solving experience 
• Hydraulics, pneumatics and PLC experience preferred
• General engineering and welding (TIG and MIG) skills
• Able to work unsupervised
• Developed communication skills, someone who can communicate with team members and internal customers alike

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a great team in a stimulating and rewarding work environment and also enjoy the excellent remuneration, benefits and career opportunities that an established company offers.

For a confidential enquiry and to present CV’s please contact
Franziska Buch on 0800 171 000 from New Zealand or 0064 4 472 6558 if calling internationally, or email

Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.