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Silver Fern Farms Finegand, our largest processing facility, employing around 1200 people at the peak of the season, have an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated and skilled tradesperson to join our team as a Refrigeration Engineer.

The Refrigeration Engineer will have a main focus on day-to-day operation of the refrigeration services on site and as required, perform basic plant repair and maintenance.

Successful candidates will ideally have previous experience in Food Process Engineering and have the ability to not just 'do the job', but to use their analytical and problem-solving skills to provide top level service to the processing plant.  Working as part of a maintenance team, candidates will have good interpersonal skills and an attitude for getting stuck in to get the job done.

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Relevant trades qualification
  • Be self-motivated and capable of working both independently and within a tight knit team of engineering support tradesmen
  • Organised, with the ability to plan and prioritise workload in a challenging engineering environment
  • Undertake engineering repairs and maintenance to Ammonia and other refrigerant plant equipment
  • Maintenance of refrigeration plant and reticulation to function efficiently and to the safety standard required

If you are interested in using your mechanical skills on a large industrial food processing site, and like the idea of working for one of New Zealand's largest food exporters, we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply online, click on "Apply" below to submit your application.

  • Classifications: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
  • Company: Silver Fern Farms Ltd
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha
  • Region: Otago
  • Country: New Zealand
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