Full Time

Job Description:

Madison Recruitment

The Company

This market leading company supplies, installs, and services a range of automated post-harvest machinery for the horticultural sector.

Being a long-established family-owned kiwi business that has grown to cover New Zealand and Australia you will get the stability, brand, and product variety.

This is a company who are both happy to bring in skills and offer training where needed so you continue to develop your career.

There is currently hiring in play to provide more training and automation support to people in this Service Technician role too.

The Role

This Gisborne based Service Technician role will involve a mix of new machinery installations and regular servicing of electro-mechanical equipment.

You will soon become familiar with your own customer sites so you will need to be happy and capable of working independently and be able resolve electro-mechanical machinery issues on site.

Electrical understanding at the 230v + level is ideal for this role, and if you understand PLC logic, can do electrical diagnostics, and dual channel relays, you will certainly put a smile on this manager’s face.

Hours: This is a standard 40 hour a week role, but you will need to be happy with being on-call and doing overtime which will largely be in Autumn, and to a lesser extent in Winter too. This will all result in more money in your pocket.

Does this sound like you?

EWRB: E or EST Registration

Electrical and/or Mechanical Trade background, e.g., you may be an Industrial Electrician, a Mechanical Fitter with EST, or an Industrial Electrical Technician with mechanical aptitude.

Knowledge and experience servicing industrial electro-mechanical equipment e.g., pneumatics, motors, drives, checking and replacing parts in electrical cabinets, running cables etc.

Ability to diagnose, fault find, and quickly provide a solution

Ability to service a wide range of equipment using OEM manufacturer’s documentation

Field Service Experience would be an advantage

Personable with customers and can communicate well



Independent but also a team player


Eye for Detail

Right to work here: Applicants for this position must have NZ Residency or at least a 3-year work visa.

Boxes to tick: You must have a clean driver’s licence. You will need to take a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test as part of the hiring process.

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