Agricultural Engineer


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Agriculture, fishing & forestry, Engineering

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Hawkes Bay 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:


Mike Kettle Contracting is a large progressive agricultural contracting business based in Hastings providing cultivation, hay & silage solutions to the agricultural sector.

We have a large modern fleet of John Deere tractors, Claas forage harvesters & hay equipment & a broad range of the latest cultivation and ground engagement machinery.

The Position

This role involves the sole management and responsibility of servicing and maintaining the full fleet of agricultural equipment and attending to breakdowns as they arise.

  • The role can also involve driving & operating the equipment at peak periods during the peak season.

  • To undertake this work, there is a standalone well-equipped workshop & parts area, along with a service vehicle for in-field servicing.

  • The applicant will need to be self-managing and have a good understanding of agricultural machinery and its operation.

  • The applicant should be good at planning, work under pressure and be able to interact well with people.

  • The successful applicant will also possess;

  • A can do, will do attitude

  • Engineering background including being able to weld and fabricate with competence.

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude

  • Sound problem solving skills

  • Efficient work methods and the ability to be flexible including being able to work outside of normal working hours to get the job done.

  • A professional approach to all areas is required for this position.


If this sounds like you, please apply by clicking apply now and sending your CV and cover letter or call mike on 021733918

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


Company Info
Mike kettle Contracting Ltd
New Zealand

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