Preventative Maintenance Fitter


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Be brave, not perfect.
- Reshma Saujani

Lion is a global beverage company with a portfolio that includes many market-leading names in beer, wine, spirits, seltzer & non-alcoholic drinks. Our range includes classic brands like Tooheys, Speights, XXXX and Wither Hills, and craft beer brands like Little Creatures, James Squire and New Belgium’s Fat Tire.

We employ approximately 4,000 diverse and talented individuals across the globe, predominantly in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and the UK, who are passionate about their craft and working towards a shared purpose: to champion sociability and help people to live well.

At Lion, we do everything from “land to hand,” including manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing of our products, making Lion an exciting and complex business with a wide range of career paths. Whether you want to work in one of our breweries, in a sales role partnering our customers or a business support role in one of our offices, we invest heavily in our people’s wellbeing and their development.

At Lion, ours is a culture of going beyond - constantly pushing the boundaries to innovate, enter new markets and do things differently with a relentless focus on our customers, consumers, communities and environment. It’s a culture where we welcome difference, actively seek diversity of thought and stand for fairness. Our leading practices in gender equality, flexible working, family/ parental support, mental health and LGBTQIA make everyone feel safe, supported and respected. Above all, we promote a culture where our people can be the best they can be, really make a difference and have a great time doing it!

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At The Pride our preventative maintenance team support with ensuring the equipment onsite continues to operate efficiently. Producing some iconic New Zealand beverages, The Pride is one of New Zealand’s large format breweries. As a Preventative Maintenance Fitter, you will be responsible for supporting with the reliability and asset care of production equipment on site. This role will see you partnering with the Reliability Planner to execute maintenance plans and updates in line with the operations of the brewery.

The Pride operates Monday – Friday 24 hours. This role will weekend work (twice a month) and will work across a rotating roster week on week. This is a permanent full-time opportunity.

Some of the skill you will bring:

  • Mechanical trade qualification
  • As least 2 years’ experience in maintenance or reliability
  • Stakeholder engagement and the ability to bring people on a journey
  • Moderate computer literacy skills
  • An understanding of production and packaging within an FMCG environment

Some of the things you’ll be doing in the role

  • Support with the preventative maintenance strategy for site
  • Work with the Asset Planner to plan and execute maintenance work
  • Engage in root cause problem solving to minimize downtime events
  • Support with the delivery of work orders
  • Champion a safety-first culture at the Brewery

At Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity, and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business. Are you hesitating to apply because you don’t think you meet all the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we’d encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore your unique skill set and the value you could add to one of our teams.

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