« View other current vacancies

Service Technician (Agriculture) - Ashburton

Position: Service Technician (Agriculture) - Ashburton
Closing Date: 14 July, 2022
Location: Ashburton

Vacancy Details

What Norwood can offer you

  • Competitive hourly rate plus overtime at x1.5 for hours over 40 hours per week
  • Workshop based role in a friendly environment
  • Free medical insurance, staff purchasing and company banking benefits
  • Permanent role with stability working for the number one retailer of agricultural tractors and equipment in NZ
  • Career advancement opportunities within our nationwide network of Dealerships and National Support Office

About us

The power of our machinery put us on the map. But it’s the power of our people and our network that sets us apart.

Norwood is the largest network selling and servicing premium agricultural machinery in New Zealand.

Kiwi farmers, growers and contractors plough fields, harvest crops, and raise stock all over the country, from Cape Reinga at the top of the North Island, to Bluff at the bottom of the South. We’ve made it our mission to be there too, setting a goal of being 90 minutes or less from any blade of grass in New Zealand.

We work together as One Norwood to drive the performance and sustainability of New Zealand agriculture through technology and innovation. We’ve been keeping New Zealand farmers moving for more than 70 years now. And we intend to keep doing it for many years to come.

About the role

  • Join our busy Ashburton workshop
  • Work on a wide variety of world renown and highly respected brands
  • Qualified diesel mechanic with agricultural machinery experience essential

Our Ashburton Service Manager is seeking a qualified diesel mechanic to join his busy workshop team as a Service Technician. This role is workshop based diagnosing and repairing tractors, diggers and a wide variety of our machinery brands that include New Holland, Kubota, Vaderstad and Horsch to name a few.

What you will bring

  • Minimum Level 4 Diesel Mechanic qualification
  • Current / recent experience with servicing / repairing agricultural equipment
  • Excellent work ethic, a positive and enthusiastic personality
  • Knowledge in diesel engine structure and fuel systems
  • Knowledge with hydraulic systems and electronic systems
  • Computer skills including the use of OEM diagnostic software
  • Be friendly, inclusive and adapt well to different personalities

Our customers, NZ farmers and contractors, have no control over weather, breakdowns or time of day / night a breakdown happens. They need to know that Norwood will be there providing exceptional service with a positive attitude when things go wrong!

Please note we are only able to consider applications made directly through Trade Me.  Applicants will be shortlisted as they are received, so if this opportunity is something that you are interested in please apply now!

Norwood is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer