Diesel Mechanic and/or Forklift Technician


North Island Forklifts Limited


North Island Forklifts is a locally owned and operated specialist forklift and materials handling company with our workshop based in Mt Maunganui. We are proud of our reputation and long-standing history in the forklift and materials handling industries. We supply and service forklifts and other heavy equipment throughout the North Island and pride ourselves on being customer and solution focused, based on our core company values of being resourceful, trustworthy and fair.

We currently have fulltime opportunities for one mobile forklift service technician and two senior or skilled forklift technicians/heavy equipment diesel mechanics to join our friendly and supportive team to carry out various mechanical, electrical and hydraulic servicing and repairs.

We have a broad customer base and large forklift rental fleet and require technicians/mechanics to carry out fleet servicing, workshop repairs as well as field servicing on a wide range of forklifts and heavy materials handling equipment.

Kiwifruit, Port, Manufacturing, SME, Storage and Distribution industries are our primary clients and the work is varied, so an in-depth knowledge of either electric or diesel/LPG forklift trucks would be advantageous but we are willing to train the successful applicant.

Come and join the most progressive forklift company in the Bay of Plenty and enjoy a supportive and friendly culture. This opportunity would be particularly attractive to anyone from outside the region wanting to relocate to the sunny Bay of Plenty to enjoy great career prospects and a lifestyle second to none.

You will need to be hard-working, customer focused and cool under pressure allowing you to prioritise tasks in a busy workplace.

If you have the following in your toolbox, then we would love to hear from you:

  • Qualification 3+ years' experience (including apprenticeship), OR 5+ years' heavy diesel experience (no qualification).
  • Excellent diagnostic ability
  • Clean driver licence
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience with Jungheinrich, TCM and UniCarrier forklifts is advantageous but not required
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • A positive, can do anything attitude.

In return, North Island Forklifts can offer you:

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible work hours, plenty of overtime along with a company vehicle (if applicable)
  • An opportunity to work for a well-established, reputable company
  • Significant in-house training and career enhancement opportunities
  • Well-equipped, modern facilities
  • Interesting and varied work
  • A supportive team environment
  • A senior management team that understands the needs of their employees
  • Great outdoors lifestyle in the Bay of Plenty which is second to none.

North Island Forklifts is shifting up a gear and driving towards a strong future as a total solutions provider to our highly valued customers. So what are you waiting for? Apply now and feel “Empowered to Succeed."

North Island Forklifts aims to employ the best people for these roles and if those people need additional support to take on the role, we will look at ways to accommodate that employee in the workplace.

Please send your CV to North Island Forklifts Limited, P.O. Box 4119, Mt Maunganui 3149, or call in and introduce yourself at 178 Totara Street, Mt Maunganui.

Or you can phone Carolyn (Office Manager) on 07-572 2209 or email us at info@nif.co.nz

This job listing will expire on 28 February 2021 at 23:59

Contact Information:

Mark Tingey mark@nif.co.nz
027 270 7032