L6 On Farm Asset Technician
Hawera, NZ
1d ago
  • Hands-on role with plenty of variety
  • Day shift Monday to Friday
  • Be part of a supportive tight-knit team
  • About Us

    We are a proud New Zealand Co-operative built by generations of farming whānau. We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world.

    About the opportunity

    This exciting hands-on role based around the Taranaki region will be spent on the road carrying out the removal, installation, preventative repairs and maintenance of our On-Farm Assets.

    You will be out and about visiting our farms with a focus on milk collection compliance, repairs and maintenance of our on-farm storage and assets, reporting, and building rapport and relationships with our farmers.

    Extensive training will be provided in all aspects of the role but in particular Health & Safety, Working at Heights & Confined Spaces, Team Engagement, Asset Care & Preventative Maintenance, Bridge Inspection & Maintenance Procedures.

    About You

    We are looking for a strong decision maker with excellent time management and planning skills that will enjoy the challenge and autonomy this role affords, within a supportive team environment.

    Your natural problem solving, and analytical mindset will help you to thrive in this position.

    While a background in maintenance, basic mechanical aptitude and dairy industry experience is important, having the right people skills and attitude will be essential to your success.

    You will be renowned as a good communicator who easily develops sound relationships with your key stakeholders.

    Key skills and experience include :

  • Basic mechanical or light engineering aptitude
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Class 4 or 5 drivers licence is advantageous
  • Experience using a HIAB also advantageous
  • Our Story

    Whanaungatanga, our Co-operative spirit gives us all a common strength and purpose. Manaakitanga is how we care for all our people who are at the heart of what we do, we want our farmers, employees, customers and communities to thrive.

    Kaitiakitanga, ensures we take care of the land. We are committed to farming in a way that regenerates our farms and environment for future generations.

    Whakaohooho constantly inspires ourselves and each other with great career development opportunities and benefits. We enable flexibility and balance to suit everyone’s lifestyles and choices.

    Our Co-operative is a place where everyone can be themselves, feel empowered to do their best.

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