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Service Technician (Bromley, Christchurch)

New Zealand
June 10, 2024

The Opportunity:

An exciting opportunity is available for a qualified and experienced Service Technician (qualified mechanical fitter)to join our team based in Christchurch. This is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to further their career working with advanced automation systems and would be ideal for someone who has previous experience working in automation support, service, breakdown, and maintenance work.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Carrying out service work as required both on site and remotely.
  • Managing the use of materials, tools, and consumables for all work, ensuring agreed timeframes are met or exceeded.
  • Operating all manual service engineering equipment.
  • Performing breakdown maintenance as required.
  • Diagnosing and resolving automation issues pertaining to:
    • quality and yield
    • mechanical assemblies
  • Concise, timely and accurate recording of spares and inventory used.
  • Providing electrical/mechanical support and training to the service team as required.
  • Availability to support the service technicians who are on call and provide on call support as required.

About You:

  • A trade qualification in Mechanical Engineering (dual trade Mechanical & Electrical desirable)
  • 3-5 years' experience in a relevant role (automation equipment experience highly desired).
  • Fitting experience with proven quality outcomes.
  • Manual machining experience.
  • An understanding of pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • A "can do" attitude, great communication skills and willingness to grow.
  • Availability to travel (domestic or international) to our customers’ sites to install and commission equipment as required.
  • The right to live and work permanently in New Zealand.

The Company:

At Scott we automate the future. The automated production and process machinery we design, and build deliver productivity gains and exceptional reliability to many of the world's leading manufacturers. We also go a step beyond engineering production solutions to revolutionising entire industries - using robotics to automate manual processes and create genuine competitive advantage.

For over 100 years Scott has looked to tomorrow and rapidly responded to shifting needs. Today, we have production bases in the United States, Germany, China, Australia, and New Zealand, customers in 88 countries, and a real commitment to developing new technology and bringing it to market. Our parent company JBS - is the world’s largest protein company and world’s second largest food company.  Across everything we do you will discover true quality, advanced engineering, and a renowned design aesthetic.

If you're looking to take your career to the next level in a global company with a reputation for excellence, then you don't need to look any further. 

The Application Process:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading company. Interested? Apply through our career’s website ( Seek users- please exit Seek to apply online. Scott Technology is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.