Jobs Listing Branding
Company Drake New Zealand
Location New Plymouth, Taranaki
Listed Thu 1 Feb, 6:06 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference DP9550BP0102e
Live, Work, Play in the glorious Bay of Plenty!

Our client seeks an experienced motivated and enthusiastic Maintenance Engineer / Fitter to join their team.

The Company

Our client boasts an impressive international presence - being one of the largest leaders in the food production sector, processing high volumes of product and supplying to major consumers across the industry, both locally and overseas.

They believe their success is not just in their investment in facilities and innovation but also in its people, whose dedication to the company and the customers they serve has been a feature for over 100 years. Investment is increasingly being applied to training people, young and old in gaining new, or improving existing expertise.

The Role

This role involves routine maintenance on production equipment and machinery to ensure optimal plant performance and reliability. With the business focused on food processing, a high competence level of condition monitoring on mechanical equipment, stainless steel fabrication and exceptional workmanship is a must. The company operates a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) therefore the ability to undertake administrative tasks, such as work permits, both before and after maintenance jobs is also a must.

Skills & experience you will have:

  • * Health & Safety focused
  • Engineering Trade Certified, minimum 5 years in the trade
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and follow instructions and procedures
  • Fitting & Turning experience (preferred)
  • Welding experience, stainless steel TIG
  • Knowledge of Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good computer skills for use on a CMMS
  • Certified Boiler Operation (training can be given to the right candidate)
  • Working at Heights & Confined Space trained (training can be given to the right candidate)


  • Excellent salary
  • Company superannuation
  • Subsidised health insurance
  • Great team culture
  • Monday - Friday (weekly rotational roster)
  • Be available for on call

If you have the right aptitude and passion for Engineering and you want to progress your career as a Maintenance Engineer with an international brand - APPLY NOW!

Send me your CV (in MS Word format) along with a covering lettering explaining why you are a stand out candidate!

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.