Oji Fibre Solutions (NZ) Limited is New Zealand’s largest pulp & paper manufacturer.  Backed by the strength of the Oji Holdings Group, we are a company with heritage, and are committed to delivering quality, innovative products that enhance the competitiveness of our customers. We have an extensive team of people, who work together to produce quality kraft pulp, paper and fibre packaging products from renewable, sustainably harvested forestry and recycled wood fibre.  We are proud of our circular economy ‘solutions by nature’, creating value from natural, renewable and recyclable resources, is key to our ongoing operations, customers, communities and sustainability success.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical who has high safety ethics and is a solution driven maintenance professional to join our Tasman Team. This role is based at our longstanding Tasman Mill, in the sun-drenched Eastern Bay of Plenty.  This is a challenging but exciting role that will see you play a key role in the team and make excellent use of your Bachelor of Engineering degree.  Ideally you will have at least 3-5 years Mechanical Engineering experience working in pulp and paper or a heavy manufacturing operation.

Reporting to the Area Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for providing maintenance, operational expertise and support to the assigned business unit so that the overall mill business objects are met. You will share technical information, create common maintenance standards and implement improvement initiatives and at the same time maintaining a safe working environment by promoting safe work practices. While demonstrating the ability to meet the needs of a 7 days a week, 24 hour / day operation and as required participate in a week call out roster.

The successful Applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Preferably an engineering tertiary qualification and or highly
    experienced in mechanical trades, maintenance or project supervision
  • Excellent working knowledge of fluid mechanics, heat exchangers, pumps, motors, valves, digesters and/or heavy industrial process equipment
  • Demonstrated experience increasing reliability through improved maintenance practices
  • Ability to work safely and methodical when under pressure in a fast paced industrial environment
  • Provide technical solutions for routine maintenance and shutdown activities
  • Effective project management & contractor management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with using CMMS systems (SAP is preferable)

What we offer:  there are lots of benefits in joining the team at Tasman.  In return for your skills and commitment, we offer

  • Permanent, full-time role
  • Competitive salary package
  • Enhanced superannuation
  • Free RegularCare Southern Cross medical insurance
  • Provide income protection, permanent disability, and life insurance
  • Supportive, experienced and committed Team
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Development opportunities


In accordance with Company policy, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination, drug test and criminal history. Oji Fibre Solutions will meet these expenses.

Applications Close: Wednesday, 30 November 2022

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