Maintenance Engineer
Silver Fern Farms
Hastings, NZ
5d 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, 5 offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries.

To become the world's most successful and sustainable grass-fed red meat company' 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 great opportunity at our Pacific plant near Hastings for a Maintenance Engineer with a strong background in Food Process Engineering.

Reporting to the Maintenance Engineer, this position will be critical in ensuring breakdowns have minimum effect on production throughput, and would involve rostered shift work on a rotating basis.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes :

  • Relevant trade qualification with a sound knowledge of mechanical and engineering practices
  • Competent fitter and welder
  • Well organised and can prioritise workloads
  • Self-motivated, energetic, with a positive attitude
  • Have good written and oral communications skill
  • Takes pride in their work and has a passion for delivering superior service
  • Represents the company to a high standard
  • Is able to work in a team or individually.
  • The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for engineering repairs and maintenance to plant equipment, mechanical drive and conveyor systems.

    You will also assist with planned maintenance along with the installation of new plant equipment. This is an ideal position for a self-motivated individual looking to join a skilled and progressive team within a large plant environment.

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