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Mechanical Leading Hand
Canterbury Canterbury New Zealand
Full Time

Monday to Friday - Day Based Role, Leadership role in a large maintenance fitter team, Staff training and development schemes, forward thinking team.

Our client is a speciality MDF manufacturer based in Rangiora, who focus on an extremely high-quality product, which exports to international and local markets. The company have a large focus on innovation, quality and sustainability and pride themselves in their ability to consistently produce individual pieces of high quality in a sustainable manner.

As part of the Maintenance team, the Mechanical Leading Hand will focus on providing safe proactive support to all site processes by optimising plant and equipment performance for quality production, demonstrating high levels of responsibility, ownership, workmanship and communication. Reporting to the Mechanical Team Leader, the Leading Hand will be responsible for leading a team in maintaining plant machinery and equipment in 24/7 production line. You will be responsible for fault finding, diagnosis, repair and preventative maintenance, as well as assisting with planned shut downs. This is a plant that focusses heavily on planned maintenance, so your organisational skills will be well utilised here. Your usual working hours are Monday - Friday 7:30am-4:00pm.

To be suitable for this position you will need the following skills:

  • Trade/Tertiary qualified in a mechanical trade
  • Experienced with Fast moving, highly automated production lines
  • Hydraulics & pneumatics knowledge would be advantageous
  • Supervisory/Team Leadership experience or skills
  • Failure cause analysis skills
  • Willingness to learn and turn your hand to any task
  • Physically fit
  • Forward thinking and organised - this is a preventative maintenance focussed team, not reactive
This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a well-established and specialist team in a great location with a competitive hourly rate. This is the perfect opportunity for a maintenance fitter with some good experience in the manufacturing industry.

Note: If this vacancy is not exactly what you are seeking, then please contact me in confidence to discuss your individual requirements.

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