Plant Engineer (2IC)
AFFCO
Moerewa, Northland, New Zealand
1d ago

Job Description

AFFCO Moerewa is seeking an experienced and motivated Engineer to join the team in a 2IC position.

This is a full time permanent position that works closely with the Plant Management team including the management of direct reports and overseeing the Engineering department alongside the Plant Engineer.

With multiple projects taking place at site, there is always something different to be involved in!

Responsibilities include :

  • Coordination and supervision of all fitters, electricians, outside gang and embedded contractors on a day to day basis
  • Attend to and ensure all breakdowns are a priority for maintenance staff and all breakdowns are minimized
  • Roster management to ensure adequate cover is provided across all shifts and contractor usage is minimized where possible
  • Preventative Maintenance is planned routinely to ensure plant and equipment performs at the optimum level
  • Oversee, along with Plant Engineer and Maintenance Planner, the role out of MEX and the compliance register
  • The successful applicant will need to demonstrate the following key requirements for the role :

  • A proactive approach that ensures that production departments experience minimal down time due to maintenance requirements.
  • Possess strong time management skills in order to prioritise projects when required.
  • A proactive approach to daily routines, with strong organisational skills.
  • A strong commitment to upholding health and safety standards.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Provides direction and leadership while appropriately delegating responsibilities to ensure ongoing development and effective use of team members.
  • Ability to fault find and work under pressure
  • Intermediate computer literacy
  • The successful candidate will be rewarded with :

  • A supportive, well-established preventative maintenance team
  • The ability to make the role their own and autonomously manage day to day operations
  • A wide variety of responsibilities, balanced between computer and hands-on work
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have the following experience, qualifications and skills :

  • Trade certificate in engineering / electrical / maintenance or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Previous engineering experience in a food processing environment would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing Plant Engineering.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand and hold a valid Engineering Qualification.
  • Additional Information

    If you believe you are the right person for this exciting and dynamic role then please apply online today, or come in and see us at our plant at 5923 State Highway 1, Moerewa.

    Applicants must have the right to live and work in New Zealand.

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