Maintenance Engineer

Job title : Maintenance Engineer
Location : Invercargill, Invercargill City, Southland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Amy
Job reference : JV69762

Our client specialises in supplying building products such as weather boards, decking, and mouldings to building supply stores throughout NZ. They are one of New Zealand’s leading timber processing plants with 85 years’ experience manufacturing quality timber products.

They are currently on the lookout for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join their ever-growing Invercargill team at their state of the art remanufacturing plant. This is a handson tradesperson role working collaboratively with the maintenance team, plant managers and team members.This brand new role will be focused on maintenance of the cutting edge technology on-site including automated finger jointers, four-siders and associated handling and processing equipment. This role will involve fine tuning and commissioning of new plant, installation, servicing and other projects.

What you need to be successful:

  • Background in Mechanical Engineering or Light Fabrication

  • Proven Engineering experience

  • Excellent trouble shooting and faultfinding skills

  • A strong understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics and automation, the ability to weld (MIG, TIG and Arc), with electrical experience as a bonus!

  • A high regard to Health and Safety

  • The ability to take the lead in a team environment

  • Be able to pass a pre-employment drugs test

What you will get in return:

  • Daytime shifts

  • Security of being part of a strong, expanding company

  • An attractive package

  • The provision of top of the market tools

  • Overtime hours available

  • The chance to live in the most southernmost city of New Zealand, also known as the City of Water and Light” - referring to the long summer twighlights and the aurora Australis (Southern Lights)

If you believe you possess the right skills, experience and attitude to succeed in this position please e-mail or call Amy now on 04 917 0858 quoting job ref# JV69762