Maintenance Electrician


Job Description:

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Based just 40 minutes inland from Hastings, this busy plant is working hard to put their premium brand of NZ lamb on plates around the world. With strong demand and ambitious plans for further growth, the door is open for a skilled and qualified Electrician to join the team

In a typical work week

Acting as the sole Electrician on-site, it’s your challenge to staying ahead of machinery breakdowns and keep the site humming. Based on a 40 hour week, you’ll be on-site Monday to Friday during “daylight hours” during which you’ll have a range duties including PLC/HMI faultfinding on automated machinery, keeping trusty “old school” equipment in top working order and even changing light bulbs when required. Although this role focuses on Electrical equipment, be prepared to lend a hand to the Mechanical Engineers when required. You’ll also have the opportunity to play a key part in the roll-out of their new CMMS which will ensure all Maintenance is planned organised to make life just a little bit easier.

Up to the challenge?

This an ideal opportunity for a “can-do” Electrician with experience in food processing/FMCG environments, who enjoys a rural lifestyle. To be eligible for this position you’ll need

Full EWRB registration

Experience in food/meat processing highly preferred

Able to Fault-find / troubleshoot PLC’s

Work autonomously and assist others

CMMS user experience

Team player

Health & Safety leadership

The most attribute we look for is ATTITUDE ! We’re looking for a team-player who is proud of their work.

What’s on offer?

On top of your hourly rate, you’ll receive premium rates for overtime and on-call allowances. You’ll enjoy a rural lifestyle, no more traffic! Also working in a key NZ industry, you can rest assured that your position secure.


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Posted on: 

August 18, 2021