Shift Engineer

Our client is a leader in the nutritional industry and widely regarded as an employer that invests in its staff.  With a strong reputation for providing quality products to New Zealand, Australia and Asia, demand for their product is growing at a significant rate.
They are looking to boost their maintenance team with the appointment of a trade qualified maintenance engineer to work at their state-of-the-art highly automated manufacturing plant. In this interesting role you will be responsible for carrying out plant and machinery maintenance, resolving breakdowns and implementing improvement projects. 
The dayshift position is operating from 6am-6pm on a 2-2-3 (2 weekly) shift pattern.  Some overtime may also be required.  
Successful candidates will ideally have previous experience in the food, dairy or pharmaceutical industry and have the ability to not just ‘do the job’, but to use their analytical and problem solving skills to provide top level service to the manufacturing plant.  
Ideally our clients are looking for someone with:
  • Trade qualification in either Mechanical Engineering or Fitting and Turning
  • At least 3 years experience in an engineering maintenance role preferably within the Food, Dairy or Pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong fault finding/problem solving experience 
  • Sound pneumatics and PLC experience 
  • TIG welding skills
  • High-level computer skills 
  • Developed communication skills, someone who can communicate with team members and customers alike
The right candidate will be joining a company who encourage and develop their employees.
To apply for this position please click on the relevant button below, alternatively for a confidential and discreet enquiry contact Franziska Buch on 0800 171 000 or email
Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.