Position: Entry level

Job type: Part-time

Salary: Negotiate

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Job Details Factory Engineer # 1 for our fishing vessels
  • Nelson based
  • Trip on and trip off
  • Career pathways for progression, including qualifications
A classic story of commitment and determination, our people play a significant role in making Sealord a proud New Zealand company and the country’s best-known seafood brand. With operations in New Zealand and Australia we’re one of the largest seafood companies in the Southern Hemisphere. And with nearly 60 years of fishing experience, our business consistently delivers quality seafood to our customers around the world.

At Sealord, we encourage an innovative, safe working environment and a positive culture. Our people are engaged, motivated and likely to tell you that Sealord is their employer of choice. Coaching, career development, succession planning and promotion from within, are aspects of every employee’s career journey at Sealord. We have a performance-based culture and pride ourselves on reward and recognition initiatives that recognize top talent and outstanding performance.

Currently, we’re looking to add to our team of 1,200 employees and have an opportunity for an experienced Factory Engineer # 1 .

Factory Engineer # 1 role:

This role requires supervisory skills for the # 2 Factory Engineer, the ability to maintain and optimise utilisation of factory fish filleting machinery through innovation and continuous improvement, operating a preventative maintenance program, maintaining all conveyor belts, trio skinning machines, hydraulics and pumps to their optimum capacity, monitoring electrical systems, stainless steel repairs and maintenance of the fishmeal plant as required. Assisting in the engine room when required and assisting with fish processing duties on the factory deck as required.

Passionate about the sea, fishing, and developing your career in the industry, including gaining qualifications while you work ...then this opportunity is not to be missed!

Trip lengths range from 15-45 days and crew operate on a trip on, trip off rotation. The hours of work are generally shift rotations of 8 hours on and 8 hours off and all meals provided by our experienced cooks.

If this sounds like the right job for you, you have proven engineering experience on deep sea fishing vessels and would enjoy working in a small close-knit team, then impress us with your positive can-do attitude, teamwork, safety focus, and the ability to follow instructions and rules. While out on the water, resilience is a life skill that is critical, as is respect for each other and the environment. Being committed to your team and tasks is imperative for the whole crew to be successful.

Being at sea is a way of life, unique and exhilarating! This is a lifetime opportunity with a company committed to its people and their training and development to help you fulfil your potential; offering stability and a great work-life balance.

If you’re keen to work at sea and have the right to work in New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you.
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