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General information

All posting locations: Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Job Function: 06 - Manufacturing

Department: 06 - 05 - Engineering & Maintenance

Date Published: 23-Feb-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the role:

Are you passionate about maintaining diverse equipment?  Can you use your initiative to effectively prioritise your workload and achieve results?  If so- this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for! We are seeking a professional with the knowledge and experience to take on the role of Maintenance Coordinator at our King Street Site. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to manage and lead diverse teams- in such a way that all targets are met- and that the plant operates in an efficient and effective manner.  You must be physically fit- reliable and can provide a high standard of customer service.  You will have good attention to detail- good written and oral communication skills- be good with numbers and be available to work overtime as required- which could include weekends. 


  • Create overhaul work plans- liaise with engineering planning /scheduling for overhaul time- complete overhauls.  
  • Develop and monitor outcomes of preventive maintenance program.  
  • Arrange corrective maintenance.  
  • Improvements- projects and line efficiencies.  
  • Breakdown / downtime analysis.  
  • Budget accountability.  
  • Health & Safety Environmental.  
  • Performance Management.  
  • Capital Project Management. 

About you:

  • Appropriate trade skills- qualifications and experience.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff including production- engineering and management.  
  • Ability to analyse data- prepare reports and preventive maintenance programs.  
  • Computer literate. 

Benefits program:

We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Gatherings - End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing – annual health checks & flu shots- wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

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