If you’re keen to grow your career, there’s no better place to nourish it than here. We’re committed to providing our people with all they need to positively thrive. So, isn’t it time you put your trust in the company that’s been trusted throughout New Zealand for over 40 years?

We’re seeking a high calibre individual to lead our experienced maintenance team to deliver best practice maintenance and service excellence to our manufacturing plant in Napier. Reporting through to the Works Manager, a key aspect of this role is developing and maintaining close working relationships throughout site, ensuring that your team deliver to a high level. You will be pro-active in your management manner, looking after the existing maintenance requirements on site, as well as working with the site managers to introduce initiatives utilising best practice to improve efficiency. You will manage systems and, as a member of the site management team, ensure the maintenance strategy aligns with the overall site strategy around efficiency and performance.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess:

  • Proven experience in a maintenance environment in an industrial organisation
  • Either B. Eng, NZCE, or Advanced Industrial Maintenance Trade
  • Budget management experience
  • Team management experience
  • Background in Maintenance planning or coordinating, including contractors
  • Experience in the bulk materials industry
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Focus on continuous improvement

You will have a focus on Health and Safety and financial performance for your team, and contribute in a positive manner to ensuring the management team lead the site in a constructive collegial way. You will be an excellent communicator with staff and have strong relationship building skills - these together with your strong technical background will be an ideal fit for this role.


For all you’ll bring to us you can expect plenty in return, including a phone, laptop, medical insurance, superannuation, and training and development opportunities.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply to Marina Groom, HR Advisor by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button and attaching your CV and cover letter.

Applications close 21st May.

Ravensdown is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

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