Mechanical Engineer

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ABC Plywood seeks Mechanical Engineer to lead Fitters team at Tokoroa Mill. Manage projects, team and meet site production goals. Apply now to enjoy scenic lakes and mountains.

Job title
Mechanical Engineer
Employer
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Location
Tokoroa, Waikato
Category
Engineering
Time
Full time

Pay

Competitive salary + super + medical

ABC Plywood is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to lead the team of Fitters at the Tokoroa Mill. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this role is responsible for a team of fitters and contractors, engineering projects and planning, and supporting the delivery of the overall site objectives in relation to people, production, costs, health, safety and quality. This is a Monday to Friday role with flexibility required due to the continuous manufacturing environment.

Close to Rotorua, Taupo and surrounding central regions, our Tokoroa Mill at the ABC Estate is in a prime location for those looking to make the most of New Zealand’s natural paradise of lakes, forests, mountains and rolling green farmland. Whether you enjoy mountain biking, fishing, golfing or skiing, this is the perfect gateway.

The role:

To lead and manage a team of fitters and contractors that is engaged, cohesive and accountable, and strive to achieve high performance standards
Ensure appropriate people resourcing levels to be able to maintain production schedules
Manage engineering projects ensuring short and long term viability of the PLY Mill plant and equipment
Optimise plant and production performance through the integration of planning, engineering services and projects
Ensure costs are managed against budget
Support and implement best practice maintenance systems and engineering processes that improve reliability, contribute to production targets and quality
Lead health and safety standards
Contributing member of the maintenance lead team
Contribute continuous improvement initiatives

About you:

Mechanical engineering tertiary qualification (bachelor level or equivalent)
Minimum 10 years engineering leadership experience
Previous experience managing teams including shifts
Prior experience managing to budget
Project Management experience and/or qualification
Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office suite and ERM system (SAP or Business Central)
Experience managing and implementing best practice
Previous experience managing within a 24/7 industrial manufacturing environment
Knowledge and experience of current health and safety practices
Experience with continuous improvement programmes

In return, we can offer:

Competitive salary plus relocation assistance if required
Corporate medical care plan through Southern Cross
Company superannuation including discounted life insurance and income protection with ABC contributions
Retail benefits through employee benefits scheme Boost Rewards
Staff buying privileges at ABC
Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ
Access to Employee Assistance Programme services
Opportunity to be employed in a long-term primary industry within NZ
On-going support and training opportunities for personal development

About Us:

ABC has been in operation for over 150 years manufacturing a full range of wood-based building products from our three mills in NZ. Woodproducts include both structural and outdoor timber for residential, commercial construction and outdoor applications. Manufactured from sustainably grown NZ plantation pine, ABC Plywood offers a range of appearance and performance rated plywood products. Futurebuild offers a wide range of Laminated Veneer Lumber products, combined with a unique set of software and a range of design services to support the use of LVL in residential mid-floor and roofing applications.

Our company values include:

Be safe at work
Drive for results
Customer focussed
One Team
Integrity and Trust

Applicants must be a New Zealand Resident or have a work visa.

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