Maintenance Engineer
Fisher Clinical Services
East Tamaki, New Zealand
1d ago

About Thermo Fisher Scientific NZ

Over 250 employees bring a wide variety of skills and expertise to deliver world-class science products and solutions. Our manufacturing and distribution sites in Auckland and Christchurch (and satellite sites scattered across the country) cover a vast product portfolio, including lab equipment and chemicals, life sciences, diagnostics, microbiology and analytical instruments.

  • We deliver science solutions to a wide range of key markets such as academia and research; diagnostics and healthcare; environmental;
  • food, dairy and beverage; industrial process; life sciences; pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical.

    Maintenance Engineer

    Reports to : Maintenance Supervisor

    Position Location : East Tamaki

    Number of Direct Reports : None

    How you'll make an impact :

    Our LabServ site in East Tamaki is a plastic manufacturing site generally in laboratory consumables. The manufacturing plant runs 24 hours a day and all days of the week depending on workload.

    Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you are responsible for ensuring all plant and equipment is maintained in a condition that will allow it to be operated in a safe and efficient manner, enabling maximum utilisation of the facility.

    What will you do?

  • Understand and work within the safety requirements as detailed in the LabServ Safety Manual and in accordance with NZ regulatory requirements
  • Organise and implement preventative maintenance plans
  • Communicate openly with all departments on all maintenance issues and the condition / availability of all plant and equipment
  • Liaise with maintenance contractors when required and ensure work carried out by contractors is completed safely and efficiently
  • Attend plant and equipment breakdowns in the molding department and process room.
  • Advise planning / management of maintenance issues
  • Supervise and manage direct (and when required non-direct) reports in maintenance activities
  • How will you get here?

  • Trade qualified mechanical or electrical
  • Current driver’s license
  • 5 years or more experience in plastics industry or related manufacturing environment
  • Electrical / mechanical / hydraulic experience in fault finding and repair of injection moulding machines and manufacturing plant and equipment
  • What will put you ahead of the competition?

  • Proven team building and team participation skills
  • Background experience in maintenance of plastic molding machines, capping and labelling machines
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications, including Microsoft office.
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of PLC (Programmable Logic Control) systems (preferred)
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Work in a collegial, customer focussed and motivated team
  • Work within a strong culture of process improvement and lots of great tools
  • Access to global systems training and professional colleagues
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities on the job and through our own on-line Thermo Fisher University
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