Our Belfast site in Christchurch is Silver Fern Farms Largest South Island beef-only processing facility employing up to 400 people at the peak of the season.
We are looking for a motivated and skilled Maintenance Fitter/Engineer to join our engineering team who are crucial to keep our production running in a challenging, dynamic food production environment.
Previous experience in FMCG or transferrable production engineering environments would be an advantage, but the key is the ability to work as part of a team, to identify faults and use analytical and problem-solving skills to provide top level service to the processing plant. Working as part of a maintenance team, candidates will have good interpersonal skills and an attitude for getting stuck in to get the job done as well as thinking outside of the box – we appreciate and encourage new ideas and thought processes about how we can collaborate across our site to ensure the get to the root cause of issues and fix it right – first time.
The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:
You will have the opportunity to be involved in projects and installation of new site equipment as well as a wide range of mechanical engineering applications across the site. If you are interested in using your mechanical skills on a large industrial food processing site, and like the idea of working for one of New Zealand’s largest food exporters, we look forward to hearing from you.
Our site operates both day and evening shifts. Our team of Maintenance teams are required to work to a roster covering production hours which run between 6am and 3am Monday to Friday and often include overtime during the day on Saturdays so flexibility to business needs – or understanding of this is important – but in return we will provide you with good $, some great training /development and a stellar team of work mates who not only want to see you succeed – but will support you along the way.
With an exponential amount of growth going on within each of our sites and a focus on CAPEX and People there has never been a better time to join the Silver Fern Farms Team – To apply online, click on “Apply” below to submit your application or reach out to our specialist Engineering & Trades Advisor Emily Peacock 0272466464 ( call or text) for a confidential chat and lets see if we can offer you the career path you are looking for!