Maintenance Electrician
Dairy Goat Co-operative
Hamilton, New Zealand
3d ago

The company : Dairy Goat Co-operative is a manufacturer, developer and exporter of premium, niche, and consumer packaged infant formulas.

It is one of the region’s leading exporters and now services international markets via its marketing partners and joint venture relationships.

The markets are located primarily in Asia and Europe.

The job :

The purpose of the Maintenance Electrician role is to implement electrical maintenance activities across the DGC manufacturing assets ensuring plant reliability and efficiency.

This will require the undertaking of preventative and reactive maintenance as well as contributing to root cause analysis and improvement projects.

The role will take a central position in undertaking electrical maintenance activities and ensure that work is appropriately resourced, providing feedback to the Electrical Lead and scheduling team.

Core activities will focus on implementing the electrical maintenance program for annual shuts and scheduled maintenance, working closely with the Maintenance Schedulers and Electrical Lead to ensure priorities are maintained.

The Maintenance Electrician will closely integrate with manufacturing teams to resolve plant issues ensuring exceptional reliability.

The Maintenance Electrician position will take responsibility for growing organisational knowledge and understanding of the electrical systems and ensuring maintenance tasks are performed accurately and to schedule.

On a day to day basis you will undertake maintenance activities to ensure reliability of all DGC plants and facilities by :

  • Carrying out preventive maintenance checks and the associated corrective actions
  • Responding to reactive maintenance needs as required in a timely manner
  • Proactively identifying and troubleshooting plant electrical and instrumentation issues
  • Completing necessary documentation, including timesheets and work reports
  • Participating in on call roster and attending to breakdowns after hours where required
  • Integrating with manufacturing teams to deliver reliability including training DGC staff to ensure appropriate operation of installed equipment
  • Work collaboratively with various contractors to implement maintenance and where necessary project related works
  • The person :

  • Qualifications required for the position
  • Electrical trade certification & NZ practicing license
  • Optional : Advanced trade qualification
  • Optional : NZCE - Electrical Engineering
  • Optional : IMCT certification
  • Skills, knowledge, and experience

  • Strong industrial electrical background
  • Experience within a food manufacturing environment preferred but not essential
  • Intermediate level skills using Microsoft Office suite
  • Appreciation and knowledge of quality systems compliance
  • People & project coordination skills
  • Developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and working to a high standard
  • Ability to prioritise for self and others
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • The Right Opportunity for You?

    If you are a team player with a growth mindset and a knack for electrical maintenance, we want to hear from you. DGC provides performance based and employee benefits, an insurance package, a supportive and friendly culture, plus the all-important work-life balance.

    We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer, who actively supports a diverse and inclusive multi-cultural workforce.

    If you are interested, we would love to hear from you, so apply today or pass the news to someone else who might be interested.

    This vacancy will stay open until 3 June 2022, but we may start interviewing prior to that.

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