Shift Electrician

Job title : Shift Electrician
Location : Waikato
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Kerry Rowlands
Job reference : HS70077

Looking for a lifestyle change? Ready to get out of the hustle and bustle of the city? Want to work within essential services? Or maybe you have just completed your apprenticeship and are looking to step up? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for...

This leading manufacturer is a successful Maori business. Located on the edge of the Taupo township and built on strong values of Excellence, Kaitiakitanga, Tikanga, Integrity and Innovation, which guides their business decisions.

Our client is not just at the heart of New Zealand's dairy industry, but at the core of NZ culture. They have a global reach on the shelves in 23 countries with their products being sourced from local dairy farms. They pride themselves on being the first dairy factory to use sustainable and renewable geothermal energy to power their state-of-the-art manufacturing processes which includes a Powder plant with a spray dryer and a UHT plant.

On their behalf we are on the hunt for an Electrician to join their in-house maintenance team. Your focus will be on preventative maintenance across mostly automated production as well as assisting on all breakdowns. To be successful in this role you will have strong fault finding and diagnostics skills, have excellent time management skills and have a proven work history preferably within food manufacturing. You will be on a fantastic shift pattern, 4 x 4 shift roster, (two-days followed by two-nights, 12-hour shifts).

To be suitable for this role:

  • Trade qualified Electrical Technician

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the Food Manufacturing Industry is preferable but open to all manufacturing backgrounds - Packaging, FMCG, Beverage, Dairy ECT

  • Experience with fast moving, highly automated production

  • Experience with a variety of processing equipment, such as canning / bottling high speed equipment

  • Positive attitude and excellent work ethic

What's in it for you?

This position is lucky to be based in the heart of New Zealand – Taupo. If you live here or have visited, you’ll already know how good we have it. With great schools, affordable housing, and the largest freshwater lake in New Zealand, Taupo has all the amenities you need without the stress of big city living. If you love the outdoors some of the best biking, hiking, and water sports spots are right on the doorstep.

Our client are also previous winners of the Outstanding Maori Business Leadership Award from the University of Auckland Business School and Maori Agribusiness Award at the MPI Good Employer Awards. They offer great opportunities to progress your career and even have their own haka and waiata.

If you are looking for a role that will propel your career, give you on the job training and allow you to be a part of an awesome working environment apply online today, send your CV to quoting ref HS70077 or call Kerry on 021 917 913

This role is open to ALL correctly qualified candidates within NZ, our client is open to candidates with international experience also.