Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

Night Shift - 11.40pm - 7.40am


In this important position in OSA Night Shift team, your primary role will be to ensure the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on all manufacturing equipment and production machinery. Here, you'll be involved with maintenance, diagnosis and repair of manufacturing equipment assets and share your ideas forward on how to improve overall operation productivity and processes in a large manufacturing environment, up to providing inputs to the design of future equipment.


This is a hands-on role requiring a mechanical trade to ensure processes are followed in the maintaining of equipment, to diagnose & repair unscheduled stoppages in an efficient timely manner & to support improvement programmes to enhance overall operation productivity.


Skills and Experience

  • An NZ trade qualification (or NZQA equivalent) in a Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical field (EST would be an advantage)
  • 3-5 years of experience in the maintenance of manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • Experience in the maintenance of electromechanical manufacturing equipment
  • Experience/knowledge in working with PLCs for fault finding purposes
  • Exposure to LEAN manufacturing
  • Understanding of measurement and calibration procedures
  • Ability to interpret electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics and mechanical specifications an advantage
  • Machining, welding, fitting, CAD experience is an advantage


Attention to detail, the ability to be able to work autonomously when required, a methodical and practical approach to fault finding and problem solving, alignment to team goals and values, communication skills combined with a strong customer focus are critical for this role.


In return, you will get to work with a great team who are known for their helpfulness, supportive nature and wealth of experience. You will be working with state of the art machinery and equipment within a clean and an extremely health and safety conscious environment.


At Fisher & Paykel Healthcare we have a passion for making things better, not only for our patients but for our employees. Therefore, it is key that our successful applicant has a real focus on continuous improvement.


This is a full-time, permanent position (40 hour week) with a salary range of $77,000 - $89,000. 

The role is based in our Auckland office Highbrook Drive in East Tamaki.