Shift Engineer (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time


  Auckland, Auckland/Northland

For us, attitude is everything.  We need people who display a "can do" attitude, who work well as part of a team, who want to be an expert in their chosen job, who look for ways to be better every day and who are reliable and flexible and willing to go the extra mile for the customer.

In return, you will join an excellent team who enjoy a great working environment.  The WineWorks group offer exciting career and development opportunities for those that challenge themselves to excel.

WineWorks is experiencing an exciting period of change and expansion and we are currently seeking a Shift Engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Shift Engineer will join a team which is responsible for the maintenance of our bottling equipment  The Engineering team pride themselves on working in a safe and cost-effective manner whilst minimising downtime and maximising production output.

Our ideal candidate will be technically competent – ideally trade certified- and have at least 3 years’ maintenance/ engineering experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in bottling, food or beverage packaging or short run manufacturing. 

The specific tasks undertaken by this role will include:

· Use engineering best practice to achieve production efficiency targets

· Completion of improvements and repairs to equipment in a timely and efficient manner that minimises downtime of equipment, keeping maintenance costs within budget

· Maintain appropriate and correct spare parts stock holdings

· Build and maintain sound relationships with team members, team leaders, managers and contractors

· Be instrumental in the drive to train operators, supervisors, & line staff in the technical aspects of the equipment and machinery.

Successful applicants will have the following attributes and skills

· Reliable, flexible and adaptable

· Ability to prioritise and manage own time effectively

· Ability to develop productive relationships with colleagues

· The ability to fault-find in complex machines

· Ability to work to a high standard

· Demonstrated ability to coach and train others

· Proactive and focused on optimisation of plant

     *  Familiar with the principles of TPM

· Positive ‘can do’ attitude - thrives on challenge

· Strong people, client service and continuous improvement orientation

· Strong work ethic

This role supports our Production department which currently runs over two shifts,  AM and PM, Monday-Friday. We will be introducing a night shift mid year. so flexibility to cover all three shifts as well as availability for some planned weekend work is essential.

To learn more about us, visit our website  

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