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Parts Apprenticeship - Te Awamutu

Position: Parts Apprenticeship - Te Awamutu
Closing Date: 06 December, 2021
Location: Te Awamutu

Vacancy Details

  • Do you have an interest in the automotive or agricultural industry?
  • A great opportunity to take on an apprenticeship and grow with us, based at our Te Awamutu Dealership
  • Ongoing training, development and team support

The opportunity:

Norwood are excited to open applications for our 2022 Apprenticeship Program! We have a fantastic opportunity for a Parts Apprentice to join our Te Awamutu Dealership.  You will need drive, ambition, and the ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment where teamwork and communication are paramount. You will provide service and sales support to Norwood customers both in the Dealership and over the phone, sell products through the showroom, provide parts administration support and coordinate parts inventory. You will be well supported by our Parts Technical Support team and ongoing training will be provided.

A Norwood apprenticeship provides you with up to 2 years of on-the-job training, equipping you with an NZQA NZ Certificate in Automotive Parts & Accessories Level 3 qualification. An apprenticeship takes commitment and discipline with an estimated completion time of 2 years and is a fantastic opportunity to earn while you learn. You may be finishing school, or an adult looking to retrain or learn a new trade - if you’re keen and willing to learn you will receive a well-rounded introduction to our business. From there it’s up to you! 

If you have an interest in the automotive or agricultural industry, exploring how machinery operates, and have a basic understanding of technical drawings then you are almost there.  Add to this your genuine willingness to find solutions for customers, and this could be the dream job for you!

An apprenticeship with Norwood will give you:

  • Up to two years of on-the-job paid training, supported by our National Training Centre in Palmerston North
  • Regular pay increases on achievement of credits throughout your apprenticeship
  • Excellent remuneration opportunities upon completion
  • Nationally and internationally recognised NZQA qualification
  • Location opportunities throughout New Zealand
  • Multiple career pathway options in a global industry with a secure future
  • Free medical insurance
  • On-the-job training

To be successful you will need:

  • Achievement of Level 2 NZEA
  • Motivation and drive to complete an Apprenticeship
  • An ability to listen and understand customer and colleague needs
  • Competent user of Information Systems
  • Good organisational skills, ability to multi-task, and communicate effectively
  • A Full class 1 license preferred, and a forklift endorsement would be advantageous

About Norwood:

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’re New Zealand’s leading supplier of a wide range of new and used farm machinery, 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.

How to apply:

If you have a particular interest in the agricultural industry and are committed to a successful apprenticeship with us, please apply online now! 

For further information on an Apprenticeship with Norwood, please visit https://www.norwood.co.nz/careers/apprenticeships or email us at toolbox@norwood.co.nz

Please note: only applications received from candidates eligible to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.