Maintenance Fitter in Auckland

Job description

Our customer is a leading manufacturer and supplier of food packaging with strong focus on the use of paper and other solutions to achieve circular economy outcomes.

We are seeking a skilled Trade Qualified Fitter to join our plant in Mount Wellington, Auckland. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a diverse range of equipment in a progressive and dynamic organization.

As the Trade Qualified Fitter, you will play a critical role in providing engineering and mechanical services to our plant, focusing on the repair and maintenance of production equipment. Troubleshooting experience, particularly with packaging and printing machinery, will be highly advantageous.

Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, you will bring the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Hold a Level 4 Trade certificate in Fitting and Turning or Mechanical Maintenance and Diagnostics, or possess a relevant trade qualification.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills with a sense of urgency towards production breakdowns.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in mechanical plant maintenance.
  • Proven ability to maintain plant and equipment through published PM plans.
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude, including proficiency in lathe, milling, general machining, and welding/fabrication.
  • Familiarity with pneumatics, hydraulics, and the ability to read and interpret drawings will be beneficial.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a collaborative approach to teamwork.
  • Ability to work autonomously, driven by self-motivation and a commitment to meeting targets and schedules.
  • Availability for on-call duties every 2 weeks and willingness to work overtime when required.
  • A strict adherence to health and safety protocols.

Ideally, you have experience in a similar fast-paced production environment. What we offer:

  • A positive, supportive, and professional work environment.
  • Competitive hourly rate.

Please note that only candidates currently in New Zealand and eligible to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role. Applications that do not meet these criteria will not receive a response.

This position is normally offered as an independent contractor, which means the candidate will have to consolidate and register his company and pay his own taxes, annual leave etc.

if you have further questions about the nature of the role, please contact us on 021 0233 6406 or email us to

Opportunity Overview




80k - 120k



Recruitment manager

Jose Delgado

Contact Info 021 0233 6406

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