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09 September 2022

Agricultural Mechanical Workshop Engineer

Job Outline

LeaderBrand South Island Ltd is part of one of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse horticultural businesses.  As a large scale farming operation we grow, pack, distribute and market a wide range of vegetable crops, as well as added value products for the domestic and export markets.

About The Role

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic agricultural mechanic/workshop engineer in this fulltime permanent role to support our farming business and post-harvest facility in our year-round operation.  You will be responsible for all duties relating to design, build, modification, repair and maintenance of a range of equipment in our post-harvest facility and field operations.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Purchase plant and equipment
  • Custom builds and design
  • Welding
  • Service, repairs and maintenance of agricultural machinery
  • Inspecting, reporting and record keeping
  • Fault finding and diagnostic skills.
About You

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

  • Physically capable
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Proven practical knowledge and work experience
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Produce work of high quality with good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attitude towards health & safety
  • Computer literacy
  • A full NZ driver’s license
  • Flexibility in relation to working hours.

For the successful applicant, we offer:

  • Excellent remuneration recognising experience, qualifications if any and skills
  • A well-equipped and modern workshop
  • A diverse workload
  • A safe working environment
  • A great team environment
  • A position in a unique NZ company.

 If you thrive on challenging yourself and have a passion for maintaining and designing horticultural equipment, please apply now including your CV and cover letter.