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Current Vacancies

MHM Automation is on a growth phase and are recruiting for the following permanent full-time roles in Christchurch and Hastings. We live our values at MHM Automation of – we are bold, we are aspirational, we are in it together, we stand by it.

If you would like to join our team and require further information about the roles, please use the apply now button stating the role you are interested in, or the information you require.

Please note: applications will only be considered if you are legally entitled to work in New Zealand. You must be a New Zealand Citizen, a permanent resident or a holder of a current New Zealand work permit to apply for these job vacancies. Please ensure your application details your entitlement to work in New Zealand.

Automation Engineer
Hastings  |   Permanent

The Role:

This position involves designing and programming the industrial control and automation systems associated with Material Handling projects. Working autonomously or in a team, you will manage automation projects and ensure their success by troubleshooting electrical issues, interpreting electrical drawings, and developing software solutions. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects meet customer’s requirements in an efficient manner.

About You:

  • Be tertiary qualified in a relevant subject or Electrical Trade qualified
  • Have experience in PLC programming
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical and automation systems
  • Have a good eye for details and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise, and manage time effectively
  • Be able to work autonomously or part of a team

We Can Offer:

  • A competitive remuneration
  • A great team environment
  • The opportunity to be part of a very progressive, growing and successful organisation
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Machinist / Fitter

The Role

As part of the After Sales & Service team, you will be responsible for machining MHM components in our machine shop. The role will expand to fitting duties when needed within the workshop. The components will be for service parts and capital projects. This equipment includes timber machines, chilling and freezing and equipment, grain stackers. Leaning on your strong relationship skills you will be able to give technical support to the team and customers in an efficient and effective manner.

About You

    • Experience in using manual/semi-automated or automated tools i.e. lathes, grinders
    • Fitter/ Turner Qualification or similar is highly desirable
    • Ability to use precision tools to take accurate measurements
    • Ability to read mechanical drawings, schematics and manuals
    • Ability to work with delivery timeframes and multiple service requests
    • Excellent communication skills and work well in a team environment

What we can offer you

    • A competitive remuneration
    • A great team environment
    • The opportunity to be part of a very progressive, growing and successful organisation
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Project Engineer

In this role you will be reviewing engineering designs, overseeing the manufacture and installation of our products and services, use your relationship skills to liaise with customers and our internal teams in Mechanical Design, Automation, Electrical Operations, and the Workshop and ensure that projects are completed on schedule, within budget and within project specifications.

About you:

  • Have a minimum Trade qualification or NZCE qualification in engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years project engineering experience
  • Be competent in Microsoft Suite and preferably ERP software
  • Operational planning experience
  • Model excellent time management
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can challenge people’s thinking in constructive ways
  • Thinks and acts in the long term
  • Creative, pragmatic problem solver focused with a solutions orientation

We can offer:

  • A competitive remuneration
  • The opportunity to be part of a very progressive and successful organisation
  • A great team environment
  • An opportunity to grow your career

We are interested in hearing from you if you can:

  • Work as part of a team and independently when required
  • Do whatever it takes to succeed and be up for the challenge
  • Be a solution provider and not a problem dweller
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Project Manager
Christchurch  |   Permanent

You will be promoting cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve goals and deliverables whilst establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all project partners and stakeholders. You'll be responsible for ensuring all projects are closed appropriately and deliverables are effectively transferred to business as usual, and participating in procurement of goods and services for the project.

About you:

  • Have a tertiary engineering qualification
  • Project management experience
  • Be a skilled leader
  • Have business and financial acumen
  • Have proven ability to deliver projects on time, schedule and within client parameters
  • Perform project reviews and status updates on a regular basis, keeping all stakeholders informed
  • Have good knowledge in contract management
  • Be competent in Microsoft Suite
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Continually raise the bar, thinking and acting in the long term

We can offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • The opportunity to be part of a very progressive and successful organisation
  • A great team environment
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Stainless Fabricator

We are on the hunt for an experienced tradesperson who can contribute to the achievement and success of our organisation. The role involves a variety of work and fabrication challenges on a range of exciting projects. We are a fast growing company with lots on the go at any time. You will be provided with training and support to develop your skills in fabrication.

To be considered you must have the following skills and attributes:

  • Experienced in stainless fabrication
  • Trade qualified, desirable not essential
  • Understanding and commitment to Health & Safety
  • Genuine team player with a good attitude
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve
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We are always keen to hear from people with relevant skills and experience in our areas of specialty. If you think you have what it takes, please get in touch.

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