Mechanical Fitter


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Engineering, Manufacturing & operations

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Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

Mechanical Fitter

Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products. We are a regionally significant business: with annual revenue in excess of $2bn, 7,000 employees, seven offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries.

'Inspirational Food created by Passionate People' is our vision as a food company. We are committed to excellence with a level of skill, expertise and care that allows us to bring the very best of New Zealand to the world.

We have an exciting opportunity for Mechanical Fitters at our Te Aroha Plant.

In the role of Maintenance Fitter you will be involved in emergency breakdowns on live machinery, pulling apart and rebuilding, troubleshooting, testing & welding (Mig, Tig Arc). Setting up scheduled repairs and maintenance & preventative maintenance.

You will be an integral member of the team ensuring high operational standards for the plant. Lean manufacturing methodologies are very desirable.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven experience (min 3 years) in plant maintenance
  • Food/ meat processing environment experience highly desirable
  • Welding, fitting and turning qualified
  • Proven experience of compliance to H&S aspects
  • Natural flair for all things mechanical - if you can diagnose the problem pull it apart, fix it and put it back together we are keen to talk to you
  • Sheet metal fabrication experience is an advantage

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Company Info
Silver Fern Farms Limited PO Box 940 , Hastings 4156
New Zealand

Phone: (06) 872 6729
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