Northland Mill - Maintenance Fitters

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Juken New Zealand (JNL)

Kaitaia, New Zealand
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

We are currently seeking two experienced Maintenance Fitters who would like a role working with a supportive and close-knit team team, within a progressive and growing company.

Working for JNL you will be part of one of the Kaitaia’s largest employers, your primary role will be to ensure the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on manufacturing equipment.

This is a hands on role maintaining equipment, finding the cause of unscheduled stoppages and completing repairs in an efficient timely manner. You will also support improvement programmes & share your ideas on improvements in a large manufacturing setting.

Role 1: Currently this role is a shift position but may change in future depending on company requirements. The 4 on 4 off roster consists of 2x 12hr days (6.30am-6.30pm), 2x 12hr nights (6.30pm-6.30am) then 4 days off, and potential for extra hours.

Role 2: Day Shift


  • $30-$35 per hour
  • Shift Allowance: 8.75%
  • Overtime: Varies depending on circumstances. Paid at T1.25

What you can expect from us:

Working for us you'll have excellent training opportunities, a Super Scheme with very generous employer contributions, plenty of free parking and a great working environment which is extremely health and safety conscious. Among other things we also offer free annual flu vaccinations, annual medical and Hearing tests, EAP support services.

We are able to offer competitive remuneration and benefits and a career path to future management roles if this is the track you would like to take.

What we need from you:

You will have good knowledge and experience with Mechanical repairs. Experience in an industrial environment would be an advantage but is in no way essential, as long as you have an understanding of the nature of the industry and an interest in it.

You will have a well-rounded knowledge in Engineering maintenance, with the ability to be able to make decisions autonomously when required.

Applicants must have:

  • Full NZ Class 1 Drivers License
  • NZ residency or a valid work permit
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a maintenance Fitter
  • Good knowledge and experience with mechanical repairs

Attributes that would be an advantage but not essential:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical and Maintenance Engineering or equivalent qualification (at Level 4)
  • F (forklift) Endorsement

Come join us!

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, then we look forward to receiving your application.

JNL is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. In-line with our stringent health and safety standards, the successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment drug and medical tests, as well as a criminal record check.

Applications close: 25 September 2023