09 525 5520

Maintenance Engineer / Fitter Turner (Ref 06/1903/PB)

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  • Excellent career opportunity in a progressive company
  • Fantastic company culture and ethics
  • Mixture of preventative & reactive maintenance and installation

Rare opportunity for a superb ‘hands-on’ Maintenance Engineer/Fitter Turner to join a great organisation with great career prospects

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Job Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full-Time

Area: Bay of Plenty

Published: March 11, 2019

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Our client is a NZ owned manufacturer with a sustainable and progressive company culture. Due to some ongoing projects and growth they are now looking for a bright, energetic and self-motivated Maintenance Engineer or Fitter Turner to support the smooth running of manufacturing operations.

This is a very ‘hands on’ role where each day you will provide engineering services to the plant.  It is envisaged you would have previous experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment.


Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Actively support production and site activities by optimising machinery performance and reliability.
  • Use engineering knowledge to analyse equipment failure, facilitate cross functional groups in decision making and improvements.
  • Through the use of preventative maintenance processes optimise the running of plant, machinery and services to meet H&S & productivity performance.
  • Routine maintenance and asset inspections.

To be considered for this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Trade qualification ideally in mechanical engineering or Fitter/Turner apprenticeship. Knowledge of electrical work will be advantageous.
  • Mechanical maintenance experience of at least 3-4 years in Production/Manufacturing environment.
  • Diagnostic and fault finding expertise, where you are experienced in Root Cause Analysis.
  • Previous experience with engineering projects and process improvement.
  • Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, PLCs and welding experience with stainless steel. Experience in Working At Heights and hazardous goods would be an advantage
  • Ongoing commitment to Continuous Process Improvement.
  • A commitment to follow and implement Health & Safety protocols.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Physically fit and self- motivated with a passion for ‘hands- on’ mechanical work.
  • Current Full NZ Drivers Licence

This is a night shift role working Monday to Thursday 2.30pm to 1.00am with some overtime work required. In return this company will offer a competitive level of remuneration and a stable work environment. They seek applications from lateral thinkers who will make value added suggestions to continued process improvement within the manufacturing unit.

If interested, please apply by attaching your CV and covering letter in WORD format only quoting reference number 06/1903/PB or call (09) 525 5520 for more information.

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