Maintenance / Plant Engineer
Please Quote Reference Number 76641
  • Ensure the smooth running of all factory equipment
  • Varied role, no two days are the same
  • Opportunity to utilise your fabrication expertise

  • For more than 30 years Pacific Helmets has established themselves as a world leader in safety helmets. Pacific Helmets is a family owned business and has the largest range of structural fire and emergency helmets in the world, manufactured right here in Whanganui.

    About the role

    We are currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to become a part of our engineering team. This role is permanent fulltime with hours of 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work.

    Our factory manufactures safety helmets, and uses specialised purpose-built equipment across several factory departments, such as, painting, clicking, shells, and sewing. You would become a key member of the engineering team ensuring the smooth running of factory equipment.

    This role provides and exciting, challenging opportunity for the right candidate.

    • Routine maintenance of all plant, machinery and building maintenance.
    • Maintain all maintenance records.
    • Attending to breakdowns in a timely manner.
    • Fabricating modifications and improvements to plant and machinery; and,
    • Fault identification to ensure minimal downtime.
    Skills and experience:
    • A Fitter Trade Qualification.
    • At least 5 years' practical experience (desirable)
    • The ability to work as part of a team and unsupervised
    • Computer literate
    Your efforts will be remunerated competitively, and you'll enjoy working in a great team environment. If you feel you have the background to make this role your own, please express your interest through our online application form, with a cover letter and resume, or email:

    Please note, a pre-employment drug screening test may be required as part of the recruitment process. You must also be eligible to legally work in New Zealand.
    Pacific Helmets (NZ) Ltd
    Please Quote Reference Number 76641

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