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Workshop Manager


Want to work closer to home? Looking for your next career move? Look no further!

Based in Takanini, Hammar NZ Ltd is an industry leader in sideloader manufacturing, and they are looking for an experienced Workshop Manager to join their busy and growing team now! With a strong presence in NZ and a reputation for delivering a high quality Swedish designed product, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a business that shows no signs of stopping.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, Hammar are seeking the right person to utilise their practical Engineering and leadership experience and become part of the NZ team.

To be our successful applicant you will need the following skills:

  • An Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification at University level – with practical experience

  • Be experienced in a leadership position and have the ability to lead a team of 11 tradespeople

  • A familiarity with hydraulics and the Transport Engineering industry

  • Exceptional organisational skills – this is a varied role so you must be able to work under pressure and work to deadlines

  • Well-developed communication skills – you must be able to communicate and manage a diverse team

  • Supporting the workshop staff

  • Assist with problem solving if issues arise

  • Have a solid understanding of Health & Safety and ensure procedures are followed and communicated to the team

  • Be personable, approachable and empathetic

You will also need a great sense of humour, and not take things too seriously!

This is a great career opportunity that rewards the right person with the right skills. If you’re excited and confident of ticking our boxes, then we’d love to hear from you. Apply online today, or call our recruitment team at People Passion on 09 299 2525.

Aimee Lander