Engineering Team Leader

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

United States
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023
  • Team Leader to oversee & support Mechanical Engineers
  • Competitive remuneration and opportunities for advancement
  • Join the team at Juken NZ's plant in sun-soaked Gisborne!

At Juken New Zealand we manufacture high quality solid wood & laminated veneer lumber products. We're looking for an Engineering Team Leader to provide leadership and direction to our mechanical staff. You will be based in our Gisborne Mill.


$40-$46 per hour


  • Liaise with electrical and production departments to coordinate maintenance
  • Scheduling, assigning, planning, and monitoring the work of mechanical personnel
  • Preparing and monitoring the acquisition and use of materials and labour to ensure efficient and cost effective use
  • Planning and developing work schedules and procedures
  • Ensuring appropriate training, cross skilling and knowledge sharing is achieved
  • Cataloguing and retention of machine/mechanical information

Skills and Experience:

  • 5 + years’ experience in mechanical engineering
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in engineering
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience within forestry/wood is desirable
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills
  • Strong communication & relationship management skills
  • Ability to communicate information clearly
  • High level analytical and strategic planning skills and the ability to manage and supervise staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills are essential

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity for advancement as we look to the future
  • External training pertinent to the site requirements
  • Company Super scheme
  • Discounted Medical insurance
  • A safe working environment
  • All work tools supplied
  • All PPE supplied
  • A great lifestyle

Applicants must have NZ citizenship, residency or a valid NZ work permit and will be expected to meet our drug and alcohol free workplace expectations.

Please express your interest through our online application form with a current CV and cover letter attached.

Closing Date: 28th September 2023

We will be interviewing candidates prior to the closing date.