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Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical & Electrical) (BH-8827)

Porirua, New Zealand
100,000.00 NZD to 120,000.00 NZD per annum

The company.
Whittaker's is New Zealand's largest chocolate manufacturer and has been voted New Zealand's 'Most Trusted Brand' for thirteen years running. They live by the belief that ‘best is always better’, insisting on using only the finest ingredients, the best methods, most precise machinery and needing the best people to keep making good honest chocolate.

Due to an internal movement, Whittaker’s are now looking for a Maintenance Engineer – Mechanical & Electrical to join their team to be involved in supporting the production through timely intervention in fault finding and repair work, machinery changeovers and installation work.

This is a Monday to Friday role 0700-1630 with the requirement to work one week of afternoon shift a month, which is 1600-0200, Monday to Friday.

Specifically, you will:
  • Undertake mechanical and electrical maintenance work
  • Problem identification, diagnosis, and rectification of production machinery
  • Assist with machinery changeovers
  • Assist with commissioning of new machinery
  • Liaise and work with contractors
The person.
To join us in this role, you will have:
  • A mechanical trade qualification with proven electrical skills (EST ideally), or an electrical trade qualification and EWRB registration, with proven mechanical skills
  • At least 5 years’ experience working on FMCG/packaging machinery maintenance
  • Experience working in the food industry
  • Proven skills in fault finding and diagnostics
We require someone who has attention to detail, is team focused and has sound communication skills, both written and verbal.

We need a person who takes pride in their work and in contributing to producing the best chocolate around! If you have the proven mechanical and electrical maintenance experience, with a drive to deliver the timely and quality maintenance work, let’s talk.

To apply for this position please click on the relevant button, or alternatively for a confidential and discreet inquiry contact Andrew Hickey on 04 282 1562 or email andrew@trs.co.nz

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from people already living in New Zealand and holding valid work permits or residency.

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