Engineering & Technical

Maintenance Engineer

Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Contract Type: Contracting Solutions
Location: Port St Johns
Salary: $55 - $60 per hour
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Job Published: 14 days ago

Are you an experienced Maintenance Engineer looking for a short-term opportunity for the next few months?    Are you able to work 30 or 40 hours per week to assist an organisation out whilst their team are taking a well-earned break?

About the company:

Our client is a 20+ year old innovative food production company based in St Johns. They have an Internationally renowned brand and offer their product to the New Zealand and overseas markets.    They have a friendly culture, really value their staff and enjoy producing top quality products.

The Role:

The role is based around the maintenance, and repair of machinery within the production facility, predominantly concentrating on preventative maintenance. This will include but is not exclusive to:

  • Carrying out maintenance, responding to breakdowns, diagnosing faults and repairing equipment
  • Undertaking scheduled maintenance checks at the required regular interval’s to a schedule
  • Monitoring equipment to identify potential errors and develop solutions to eliminate issue reoccurrence
  • Determining test methods, procedures, and required parts and equipment necessary to implement maintenance requirements on machinery and systems
  • Consulting with facility Production Manager on equipment and machine modification to improve output efficiency’s
  • Organising stock of necessary parts / equipment

About you:

Ideally you will:

  • Be able to commence a role immediately or in the next few weeks
  • Have a relevant trade qualification or at least 8+ years experience working in a maintenance role in a manufacturing environment
  • Have top maintenance engineering skills, be able to assist with breakdowns, faults and preventative maintenance
  • Have sound mechanical and electrical knowledge
  • Enjoy trouble shooting, problem solving and have excellent communication skills
  • Have a good understanding of Health & Safety Requirements
  • Be physically fit as some lifting is involved
  • Be able to pass a Drug & Alcohol test

All applicants must be a NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid Work Visa.

An excellent hourly rate is on offer and an immediate start is available.

For more information please contact Lewis McDonald on (021) 919-859, or click on the APPLY button so we can commence discussing our role TODAY!

Job Ref: 113779

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