Maintenance Planner

Miraka is a fast-moving and innovative dairy company making a mark on the world. Our creativity in generating new solutions and opportunities is built on strong values to nurture our natural resources and people for a prosperous future. Leading by example we strive to perform beyond our best every day. Our manufacturing process is powered by sustainable and renewable geothermal energy, this is what sets us apart, delivering premium milk powder and UHT products to a worldwide market from the heart of New Zealand.  Our manufacturing site is located at Mokai, 25 minutes northwest of Taupo. 

We are seeking a Maintenance Planner to join our Engineering Team.   Reporting to the Engineering Manager your focus will be on preventative maintenance across mostly automated production as well as assisting on all breakdown scheduling requirements. You will help identify and implement system and process improvements. Plant reliability and inventory management are key results areas as well as ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures.

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Are a trade qualified Engineer Fitter with some maintenance scheduling experience
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Food Manufacturing Industry (Ideally including dairy exposure)
  • Have experience with fast moving, highly automated production
  • Have experience with a variety of processing equipment, such as canning/bottling high speed equipment.
  • Have MEX experience (this would be a bonus), however the ability and willingness to learn is essential.
  • Positive attitude and excellent work ethic.

To be successful in this role you will have strong planning, organisational and diagnostics skills, have excellent time management skills and have a proven work history within either the Dairy or Food & Beverage Manufacturing Industries. You must be willing to positively contribute to fostering our Miraka culture by displaying behaviours that are consistent with the Miraka values. 

We’re lucky to be based in the heart of New Zealand – Taupo. If you live here, you’ll already know how good we have it. With great schools, affordable housing, and the largest freshwater lake in New Zealand, Taupo has all the amenities you need without the stress of big city living. If you love the outdoors, some of the best biking, hiking, and water sports spots are right on your doorstep.

Are you up for the challenge? For a full job description, go to CLICK HERE

If this sounds like the lead into 2021 you are looking for, apply online! Send your CV to quoting reference HS70151 or call Holly Southworth at RobLawMax for a confidential chat (Ph: 09 601 8979).

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