Maintenance Engineer | Christchurch
|Position Type:||Full Time|
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|Application Close Date:||26-Jul-2019|
Goodman Fielder New Zealand is one of the largest branded food manufacturers and suppliers in New Zealand, serving customer needs with a portfolio of iconic, trusted food brands that New Zealanders have grown up with and enjoy every day. Our excellent portfolio of consumer brands includes Vogel's, Molenberg, Freya's, Meadow Fresh, Tararua, Puhoi Valley, Edmonds and Ernest Adams.… just to name a few!
We are passionate about our iconic brands and products, and strive to be the best place to work in New Zealand. We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our business and be part of our success.
We now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Engineer or mechanically trained Electrician to join our Meadow Fresh Christchurch Site.
This role is based at our Meadow Fresh Christchurch site and will help drive and deliver an on-going maintenance strategy to ensure that production targets are met. Additionally, to help with improvements across the site, both in minor form and in larger projects. As a Maintenance Engineer you will build on our partnership between the production and engineering functions and strive together towards process and project management excellence on the site.
Key accountabilities of the role include:
- Ensuring that the site is run efficiently with effective engineering solutions and recommendations
- Ensuring downtime on the plant is reduced via a proactive approach
- Driving for performance in Reliability, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance
- Helping to establish and drive ‘Best Practice' engineering actions for the site.
- Help to drive change management activities to support on-going continuous improvement
- Understanding the targets required to deliver safety, quality and cost objectives in engineering
- Ensuring engineering activity is carried out in the most cost-effective way which includes plant, buildings, services, project management and people.
To be successful in your application, you will have:
- Strong maintenance engineering experience
- Be a trade qualified maintenance engineer or electrician (with a high level of mechanical aptitude)
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills
- Experience with contemporary reliability practices
- Previous experience in the FMCG/ food manufacturing industry would be ideal.
- Have strong interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude.
- This role is in a working dairy production facility, therefore some experience with pneumatics, conveyors, pumps, dairy processing equipment, and other specialized machinery would be useful; and/or the desire to learn
- Previous experience on Dairy equipment (or similar would be a definite advantage)
- The role involves working with operators to trouble-shoot and then fix the problem. Which means there can be production related time pressures, so a cool head is advantage.
The position is for a Maintenance Engineer, night shift. The shift pattern is 5.45pm – 6.00am 4 nights per week (4 x 12.25 hours) and then 4 off.
With sites spanning across the Australasian region our employees have the opportunity to fashion their own home grown career across functions, locations and brands. Our aim is to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer careers.
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