Operation Maintenance Technician

It’s not easy to keep up with the increasing global demand for their premier range of dairy baes products, but this rapidly expanding exporter has the recipe for success – Teamwork! Their modern site is conveniently situated on the boundary of Auckland and the Waikato and houses the latest tech & fully automated processing machinery but it’s PEOPLE that make the magic happen. The team are proud of the positive work culture, where new ideas thrive, and everyone shares the work as well as the reward. There is no better time to get on board!

Working closely with the Production, Quality and Services teams your goal is to keep key Dairy production equipment in top working order by carrying out prescribed preventative maintenance tasks. This is predominantly a Mechanical role but also allows you to show off or develop your Electrical/Controls knowledge and faultfinding ability. On top of daily Maintenance/Repair tasks, you will play a key role in Continuous Improvement by identifying ways to improve Safety and Quality.
Currently, this role operates on a “4 days on, 4 days off” rotation but flexibility is needed to be able to work a mix of day & night shifts

We’re looking for a forward-thinking Technician with a background maintaining/optimizing related to Dairy/Food/FMCG. On top of a positive attitude and a passion for performance, we want to speak to people with:

  • Trade qualification relating to Maintenance or Mechanical Engineering
  • Dairy, Food/Beverage industry experience
  • Exceptional Fault-finding/Diagnostics ability
  • Driven by Continuous improvement
  • Documentation / PC literate
  • Health & Safety leader
  • Vaccinated against Covid-19

You will be working in a progressive and performance-driven team where ideas are encouraged and rewarded. This is an opportunity to continuously learn new skills and overcome challenges. On top of the salary, you will be eligible for performance-based incentives and a range of other employee benefits.

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