Maintenance Engineer

Putting NZ on a plate
You can’t beat NZ lamb! This Wellington based company are all about “quality over quantity” which is why they standout as a leader in the crowded lamb export market. The site is perfectly located to be accessible from Wellington central, Hutt Valley and Porirua City. Your shift starts at 5:30am meaning you won’t start the day stuck in traffic!

Playing your part
This role has 4x 10hour shifts running Wednesday to Saturday or Sunday to Wednesday and was created to add further resource to the proven and successful Engineering team. On any given day you will enjoy a mix of routine preventative maintenance tasks, breakdown attendance / mechanical fault finding and contributing to Continuous Improvement projects. There is a range of machinery on site but are generally of a heavy industrial nature which feature hydraulic, pneumatics and electrical systems. On top of general “fixing and replacing”, you’ll also have the onsite workshop to machine, weld and fabricate components to fit on the production floor.

Up to the challenge?
This is an ideal opportunity for a proven Mechanical Fitter with a high degree of practical aptitude. The role is best suited to a Trade qualified Engineer with a knack for getting to the root of a problem. To be eligible, you’ll need:

  • NZ Trade cert (Mechanical or similar) – NZCE a bonus
  • Exceptional Mechanical Fault-finding ability
  • Able to weld (mild & Stainless steel), use hand tools and basic fitting and turning
  • Experience in Maintenance / production environments
  • Strong communicator and able work across departments
  • High degree of accuracy and personal standards for quality
  • Health & Safety leadership is a must

The most important attribute we look for is ATTITUDE! A positive attitude that is.

Reap the rewards!
On offer is a wage reflective of your skill level. You’ll enjoy a 4 day work week, giving you more time to pursue interests outside of work. This role is ideally suited to an individual who thrives on technical challenges big and small. Think you can fix anything and everything? Prove it!

To submit your interest, please apply directly to this advert. For a confidential enquiry or if you have any specific questions, contact Chiel Van Asch at Technical Recruitment Solutions on 04 282 0402