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Apprentice Service Technician

Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Posted: 23/11/2022
Company: CLAAS Harvest Centre Taranaki

Job Description

Gear Up & Grow Further…

Across New Zealand, CLAAS Harvest Centre is evolving. We’re gearing up our sites, our customers, and most importantly, our people. We’re all about the journey – and we’re opening the door for you to get some momentum in your career. To get straight to the point, here’s what we offer:

Build unparalleled skills – Working with some of the most advanced equipment and systems in the international agricultural machinery market, the level of technology and capability in our machinery translates to you possessing high value experience and skills

Earning potential – Competitive hourly rate, rewarding over-time structure and the sheer scale of available hours, will maximise your take-home earnings, alongside the other powerful benefits on offer with us.

Frequent technical training – Our expert Master Technicians and CLAAS factory trained Technical Specialists deliver regular training both at a local branch level and at our dedicated national training facility. Many Technicians who join us tell us they’ve never experienced so many learning opportunities anywhere else!

Tailored Individual Development Plans – Including opportunities for offshore training and experiences, multiple pathways – technical specialisation, people leadership, sales & product Management – we provide targeted, personalised training. You’ll be encouraged to find your ideal career path with us and build toward it.

Culture – Our values of In It Together, Front Up, and Keep Growing form the backbone of what is a dynamic business, providing a challenging and stimulating environment. Family is key to us – We’re a family-owned business, we employ people with families to care for, and our purpose is to provide resources and support to families in the farming community to enable their success as they feed our world. We don’t feel like a corporate, we embrace a wide group of different people with different interests, and we understand the importance of our work being rewarding and fulfilling.

And now, we’re ready for you! Right now, our Taranaki CLAAS Harvest Centre is ready and motivated to welcome a talented, mechanically passionate Apprentice Service Technician on board.

We’re keen for those with a true passion for machinery, vehicles and electronics. What does that look like? Well, while the other kids were riding their bikes, maybe you were probably the one taking the wheels off and getting chain grease all over your hands… Or maybe your ideal weekend involves doing an oil change and stretching the legs on whatever toy it is you have hiding in your garage or shed! You get the idea – we’re keen for those who have a deep attachment that will see them buzzing about coming to work on the very cool, very big toys that we repair and service every day.

You will…

  • Earn while you learn!
  • Work across the full spectrum of our premium harvesting, seeding, Greenline, tillage, fertilising, material handling and tractor product ranges
  • Be involved with assembly and pre-delivery of new equipment
  • Working to support our Sales team with preparation
  • Be expertly trained on the full scope of mechanical service work including scheduled service, rebuilds, diagnostics and breakdowns
  • Build positive relationships with our valued customers throughout the lifecycle of their gear
  • Pursue new learnings from our team and our leaders, take training opportunities and progress
  • Supporting the service team and broader branch with improvement initiatives
  • Work hard to knock out your study and assessments and achieve your trade-qualification

How to Apply

Keen for more info or to get the ball rolling? Let’s talk now – hit the apply button, or contact Liz Jones 

Are you based offshore? We’re happy to talk about providing financial support for your Visa application and relocation costs, and we’re here to help you through the process.


If you have any questions about this listing, please email our CLAAS Harvest Centre HR representatives.

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