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Service Technician

We are looking for a Service Technician.

This role operates and maintains Balclutha site-wide utilities and services to support manufacturing and maintenance operations.

You will be part of a team working to minimise our spray-drying plant's environmental impact in line with our global Nature ambition.

This is a permanent full-time position, working 12-hour shifts with 4 on - 4 off rosters.

Benefits for you:

  • Work/life balance.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Health and Safety conscious workplace.

You will:

  • Ensure utilities (electricity, chill water, steam, water, waste, wastewater) always operate to optimum safety, reliability, availability, cost, efficiency, and product quality.
  • Ensure the sludge and wastewater around the site is properly cleaned and kept to standard.
  • Troubleshoot plant performance issues including breakdowns and failures in a timely manner, in conjunction with plant specialists and service providers.
  • Manage the chemicals inventory to ensure no stock-outs.
  • Carry out hands-on preventative and reactive maintenance.
  • Operate daily effluent irrigation and sludge to offsite farmland, in line with environmental requirements.


With your hands-on experience, willingness to do physical jobs around the site to maintain services, you are looking for an opportunity to build a career in Engineering/Maintenance within the dairy industry.

We are happy to provide training for the right candidate who has strong work ethics, is eager to learn and develop into a Services Engineer in the future!

To be successful, you will have:

  • Hands-on experience in either electrical or maintenance capacity (electrical qualification is a plus)
  • Endurance to do physical activities around the site to keep it clean.
  • A thorough approach to your work and high level of responsiveness
  • Willingness to learn and a commitment to build a career.
  • Good communication skills, ability to be a team player.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this role. You will be required to pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol screen, MOJ check and be able to provide two work references.

To apply now, call Nicola or Lisa at Select Recruitment on (03) 477-0873 or come in and see us at 330 Moray place, Dunedin


Vacancy ID: 200195175

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