Maintenance Supervisor
Silver Fern Farms
Dargaville, NZ
17d ago

Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products.

We are a regionally significant business : with annual revenue in excess of $2bn, 7,000 employees, seven offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries.

Inspirational Food created by Passionate People' is our vision as a food company. We are committed to excellence with a level of skill, expertise and care that allows us to bring the very best of New Zealand to the world.

We have a challenging opportunity at our Dargaville operation for a highly motivated individual who will provide a reliable, efficient, and high quality engineering maintenance service.

Reporting to the Plant Engineer, this position is critical in leading a team of tradesmen to ensure the smooth operation of plant services by engaging in preventative maintenance and reacting proactively to engineering problems as they arise.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes :

  • Preferably hold a relevant Tertiary Engineering Qualification, though individuals who have a Mechanical or Electrical Trade Certificate and relevant experience will be considered
  • Experience within the services division of a production operation
  • Ability to manage a team of trades-people
  • Industrial refrigeration experience
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to plan, prioritise and maintain performance under pressure.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy and CMMS experience
  • The Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring that engineering services and utilities are developed and maintained for the site.

    You will also assist with planned maintenance and capital projects, to optimise plant reliability and reduce operating cost, and manage engineering resources to ensure the day to day functions are organised and prioritised effectively.

    We look forward to hearing from applicants who enjoy problem solving in order to maximise production. This is an ideal position for a self-

    motivated individual looking to up skill and join a progressive and important team within a large industrial plant environment.

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