Mechanical Engineer
Hawera, NZ
3d ago
  • Bring your knowledge and skills to make a difference in a rewarding and challenging role
  • Newly created role, with excellent future progression opportunities within Fonterra
  • Great opportunity to help us take Asset Integrity to a new level!
  • 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

    We have an exciting new opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Asset Integrity team at Whareroa, reporting directly into our Asset Integrity Engineer.

    This is a key role contributing to our plant reliability and an opportunity to take asset integrity to a new level.

    As our Mechanical Engineer, you will bring your technical engineering expertise to the site and, working closely with our Reliability Engineers, be responsible for the Engineering & Asset Lifecycle Management of the site mechanical assets.

    You’ll be passionate about excellence, continuous improvement and have a keen interest in emerging technology.

    Other responsibilities include :

  • Lead and manage the Condition Monitoring Team and Lube Technician
  • Own compliance with Licence to Operate requirements
  • Drive plant improvements as well as analysis of plant performance
  • Design and development of engineering solutions
  • Planning for effective project implementation
  • About you

    We are looking for a strong problem solver with great analytical abilities as well as Project Management experience. You’ll pride yourself in your relationship management and communication skills, with the ability to work with others to achieve results.

    You will also have the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team.

    Sound like you so far? A couple of other key attributes and skills that will help ensure your success include :

  • Strong interpersonal and team engagement skills
  • Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Process Engineering or equivalent
  • An interest in leading and coaching other team members
  • Strong health and safety focus!
  • Understanding of Major Hazard Facilities.
  • 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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