Maintenance Electrician - Night Shift | Wiri


Are you looking for a new opportunity to work alongside an inclusive, fun and collaborative team? You will be part of a busy team, providing round the clock support to ensure our products are delivered on time. This varied role is responsible for providing high quality electrical services, as well as supporting production and site activities to optimise productivity and minimise downtime. 

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Electrician - Night Shift for our Wiri Bakery. Starting from 7pm - 7am, 4 days on & 4 days off on a rotating roster.  Public holidays and weekend work is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be able to identify and implement preventative maintenance opportunities
  • Achieve maintenance and reliability targets
  • Demonstrates actions to optimise productivity and minimise downtime.
  • Use your strong problem-solving skills to find faults and solve problems
  • Implement improvements to drive operational performance
  • Partner with our production team and onsite leaders
  • Share our safety values and champion high standards of H&S practices

About You:

  • Demonstrate minimum of 5years+ mechanical engineering experience
  • In addition to the above, have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in bread baking, food handling or FMCG environment
  • Currently hold a Full Electrical licence and registered with the Electrical Workers Registration Board of NZ
  • You must be able to work rotating night shifts
  • You love to offer solutions and think outside the box
  • You will have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You will have great attention to detail and be results driven
  • You have a continuous improvement mindset
  • You will have the ability to work independently, as well as be a team player

About us:

George Weston Foods (NZ) Limited “GWF” is a quality and customer focused FMCG company that makes some of Australasia’s favourite food. We are one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest food manufacturers employing around 6000 people across 40 sites. GWF’s business units include: Tip Top, Don KRC, Mauri ANZ and Jasol. Our diverse product range includes leading brands of breads, baked goods, small goods, flour, milled products, and animal feed.

Our baking division is renowned in New Zealand for our iconic brands which include Tip Top Bread, Ploughmans, Burgen, Golden and Big Ben Pies - just to name a few. As a diverse business with a proud heritage, we offer a broad range of career opportunities, where we challenge and support our people to 'Be Yourself – at your best.' Creating Everyday Moments of Goodness is at the core of what we do, and we are proud to have recently been recognised as the Inclusive Workplace and Supreme Winners at the 2021 Diversity Awards.

Applications close: 23 June 2022

Please note: Applicants for this position will be required to undertake pre-employment screening tests, including Drug & Alcohol testing. 

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: EYAI212445

Location: Auckland, North Shore, South, West, Ellerslie/Mt Wellington, Otahuhu, Wiri

Closing Date: Sunday, 21 August 2022