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Mechanical Coordinator

Mechanical Coordinator

Mechanical Coordinator

  • Rangiora  | 
  • Full Time
  • Salary: 95000 PerAnnum


  • Day shift 7.30 am – 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Variety of projects to grow your skills
  • Respectful and stable management team

About our client:

Manufacturing the world’s premium Medium Density Fibreboard, exported internationally to a wide range of customers, this company focuses on continuous improvement, quality and sustainability whilst proudly producing individual pieces.  They run a large and unique manufacturing plant – operating 24/7/365 – based in the Waimakariri district, ten minutes north of Rangiora, set amongst the Canterbury Plains.  The success of the business is driven by their core values of integrity, accountability, initiative and respect.

The Role:

As a mechanical coordinator, your role is pivotal in ensuring the highest level of efficiency and operational uptime for the manufacturing facility.  Reporting to the Mechanical Team Leader, you will take responsibility for a section of the plant, looking after everything from general maintenance, planning routine shutdowns, and ensuring machinery operates safely and reliably.  The work is varied and stimulating, with a focus on continuous improvement.


  • Provide maintenance solutions & expertise to the production maintenance and technical departments
  • Investigate and report on improvements for plant performance, minimising downtime
  • Recommend changes in design and/or maintenance procedures
  • Coordinate and supervise resources for plant maintenance, materials and people
  • Establish and maintain SOP’s, training and quality control systems
  • Manage purchase orders and work order processes in SAP

Skills and experience:

  • Relevant Level 4 trade qualification as a Fitter Turner, Fitter Machinist or equivalent
  • Proven leadership experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Diverse and competent range of mechanical skills
  • Passion for problem-solving, analytical thinking and enjoy a challenge
  • Excellent computer, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work collaboratively with initiative and the ability to prioritise


  • Competitive remuneration and annual pay reviews
  • Medical insurance membership
  • Subsidised on-site cafeteria
  • Wellness allowance
  • Retail purchasing programme
  • Day shift Monday to Friday, 7.30 am – 4.00 pm
  • Stable and supportive work environment
  • Variety of machines and equipment, to grow your skills

How to apply:

Apply online, or for a confidential discussion about this role, telephone Fiona Sanderson on 03 366 9662.  (Applications will be acknowledged within five (5) working days.)

Only NZ Residents or Citizens will be considered for this permanent position.

At Ryan, we are committed to building diverse and inclusive workplaces. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

  • Posted on 26th of June, 2024
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    Fiona Sanderson

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