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Automotive Technician and Working Foreman

Automotive Technician and Working Foreman

Job Title: Automotive Technician and Working Foreman
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Whangarei
Reference: 642000
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Job Published: January 20, 2021 10:01

Job Description

Job reference - 642000
  • Move to the city in Northland known for its stunning scenery and laid-back lifestyle
  • 2 roles on offer - Automotive Technician and Working Foreman
  • Expanding workshop and high end diagnostic equipment
Access 29 years of our client relationships and connections and find your next job.
This upmarket workshop is based in Whangarei and is looking for a superstar for their expanding business. They mainly work on high end European vehicles and have the newest diagnostic equipment. To be considered for these roles your diagnostic skills should be top class and if you have a franchise background this will be highly advantageous.
The role
Although this workshop is aftermarket, the processes, facilities, and diagnostic gear are not very different to dealership life.
Your day to day duties would include repairs on brakes, gearboxes, general servicing and both mechanical and electrical repairs.
Hours are Monday to Friday 8h00 to 16h30 and no weekend work. You will be measured on productivity, efficiency, and "get it right first time".
Though the focus is on European vehicles, there will be a variety of other brands with the opportunity to work on European prestige and luxury vehicles.
  • Trade qualified motor mechanic
  • WOF certificate advantageous
  • Post-qualification experience and exposure to a broad range of vehicle brands
  • Excellent diagnostic skills
  • Communicates well with colleagues and customers
  • Clean driver’s license
  • Clean record i.e. no drugs or criminal convictions

Benefits and rewards 
Job satisfaction is everything in this role as the owners value hard work and dedication and reward you accordingly.
You will get your birthday off and will be paid for it. Barbeques are a weekly occurrence and, when it comes to family responsibilities, the owners value family and will support you when you need it.
This role offers an attractive hourly rate with no weekend work, offering a true work life balance.  
How to apply 
Unfortunately due to border closures, we cannot accept applications from offshore migrants at present. This vacancy is therefore only open to citizens, residents, those with Open Work Visas and those in NZ with Work Visas that can be transferred to a new employer. If you are located outside NZ and do not already have the right to work here, we are unable to assist during COVID-19 for the foreseeable future.
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For more information contact the team at Automotive Employment NZ Ltd for a confidential discussion. Phone during NZ business hours: Freephone 0800 67 57 47 from landline and mobile. The international landline is +64 9 271 3200.
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