Technical Specialist - Kalmar & Manitou


AB Equipment Limited


Support Office (can be based in any NZ main centre - North or South Island)

Join New Zealand’s market leader in construction, material handling, forestry and environmental equipment.

We are looking for a focused and passionate Technical Specialist to support the Kalmar & Manitou brands. Reporting to the GM Technical Support, you will be a natural problem solver, have experience working with material handling machinery, diagnostic software with exposure to key suppliers and customers.

About us:

Originally established in Christchurch as Andrews & Beaven in 1878, AB Equipment now brings New Zealand world-class material handling, construction and forestry equipment brands including Toyota, BT, Tigercat, Sumitomo, Doosan, Bobcat, Sakai, Manitou, Vermeer and more. Our customer-centric teams provide 24/7 industry leading sales and support for these world class brands. With a solid network of 18 branches right across NZ, we deliver sales, service and parts for all our new, used and rental machinery.

What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Company vehicle
  • Medical and life insurance benefits
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Supportive team culture.

Key responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Branch Service Managers and Branch Service Teams on technical matters and supply technical expertise to deliver prompt technical solutions
  • liaise with OEM factory support
  • Provide on-site mentoring and on-the-job training to service technicians
  • Resolution of warranty claims
  • Provide specialist and operator training both internally and externally
  • Manage and assist in the installation process of major attachments and wire guidance applications
  • To travel nation-wide at minimal notice (essential).

About you:

  • Technical expertise with current engine, transmission and hydraulic systems and diagnostics
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of electronic/electrical circuits and systems
  • A team player who is customer service focused and has a can-do attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A good command of Microsoft packages
  • Health and safety role model.

If this sounds like you and you would like to join our National Support Team in this key role, apply now online at

For further information on the role, contact Grant, details below.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in NZ.

No agencies.

This job listing will expire on 11 November 2020 at 23:59

Contact Information:

Grant Wearing
029 295 4403