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Workshop Leading Hand
Bay of Plenty Bay of Plenty New Zealand
Full Time

About the business and the role

Komatsu Forest is a supplier of premium forestry equipment to the NZ Timber industry. Our success is largely due to the unmatched after sales support we supply to the Komatsu Forest products.

We are currently seeking a suitably qualified candidate to join our product support team in NZ. The position is based in Rotorua however some travelling throughout NZ will be required.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Reporting to the General Manager NZ this hands-on role will be responsible for the day to day running of the workshop, including new and used machine builds, harvester and grapple fit-ups, product development, field service repairs and technical support.

The leading hand will supervise a small team up of to two personnel plus organising of sub-contractors.

We would like to hear from people that have superior heavy equipment troubleshooting skills, and who are conversant with hydraulics, electronics and modern machine control systems.

Skills and experience

You will need to:

  • Be trade qualified in Heavy Diesel
  • Have suitable or transferable experience for the role
  • Preferably have an HT drivers licence
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a small team
  • Strong commitment to meeting timelines
  • Ability to diagnose and repair faults with heavy plant equipment of various brands.
  • Commitment to workplace safety and environmental requirements.
  • Heavy plant engineering exposure
  • The right to work in NZ

A competitive salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate based upon experience.

No Agencies - please

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