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Field Service Technician - Timaru

Position: Field Service Technician - Timaru
Closing Date: 01 June, 2022
Location: Timaru

Vacancy Details

Are you a Qualified Diesel Mechanic with recent experience repairing and servicing tractors and agricultural machinery?  Do you take a pride in your work and like to do a job well?   If so, Norwood Timaru would like you to become part of the team!

What Norwood can offer you:

  • Competitive hourly rate including overtime, work vehicle, phone and laptop 
  • Free health insurance, staff purchasing and company banking benefits
  • Opportunity to work with a wide range of world class agricultural machinery
  • Multiple career pathways within our nationwide company
  • Immigration Accredited employer with a nationwide network of dealerships

A chance to work for a Company who prides itself on community involvement and strives to Make it Happen and Keep Farmers Moving!

About us:

Norwood has partnered with rural communities for over 70 years, and we’ve grown to be one of the best known names in New Zealand agriculture today. We offer service and support to keep farmers moving, and we strive to provide industry leading solutions to help NZ farmers and growers take their premium produce to the world.

The location:

Timaru is an agricultural service town and sits about midway between Christchurch and Dunedin.  It is the second largest city in Canterbury and has the second largest fishing port in New Zealand.  You'll find botanic gardens, great walks and the very popular and safe swimming beach at Caroline Bay is right on your doorstep.   It is also home to the Timaru International Motor Raceway – one of 4 permanently sealed motor racing circuits in the South Island. 

The role:

Norwood are currently recruiting for a Qualified Diesel Mechanic with  recent experience repairing and servicing tractors and agricultural machinery to fill the role of Field Service Technician.  You would become part of our busy Norwood Timaru workshop and field service team which has a large and varied customer base.  We are on the hunt for someone with heaps of drive, ambition, a positive outlook, a great sense of humour and excellent communication skills; a genuine passion for agricultural machinery and fortitude to go the extra mile, do the job right and provide exceptional service and solutions to our customers. 

 This role provides you with a great opportunity to service, diagnose, and repair a wide range of machinery such as tractors, balers, forage and combine harvesters, cultivators, spreaders, diggers and more. Working on world class brands such as New Holland, Kubota, Vaderstad, Horsch and Pichon to name a few. You will be fully supported by our dedicated technical support team, ongoing training, and parts availability as Norwood has the biggest agricultural Parts Warehouse in New Zealand.

We see these skills as key factors to succeeding in this role:

  • Recent experience with the diagnosis, service and repair of tractors and agricultural / construction machinery
  • Knowledge in diesel engine structure and fuel systems
  • Knowledge with hydraulic systems and electronic systems
  • Computer skills including the use of OEM diagnostic software
  • Relevant trade qualification and/or experience
  • Excellent work ethic - determined to deliver both a timely and high standard of service and repairs to our customers

If you have a bold and encouraging personality and want to be part of a company that enables New Zealand’s farmers and land-based industries to build a better future for themselves and New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you!

Note:  Applications will be short listed as they arrive, so please apply now!