Job Vacancies


Closing Date: Tuesday, 30th November 2021

Rakaia Dairy Services are looking for the right person to manage our newly acquired Allflex Milking & Automation - Protrack Milking & Automation division.

We are based in the Rakaia township 40 minutes south of Christchurch.

We are looking for a technician capable of carrying out tasks in this sector. This person must be able to plan jobs and carry them out with our already skilled staff. They must be able to work with a group and alone, deal with customers on a professional level and present themselves to a high standard.

We are currently a small business and are very eager to work with the right people to expand and are very happy to take on ideas and plans that will better the future of our business.

As we are also proud agents for Read Industrial and Wetit teatspray systems. We specialize in milking machine plants of most types, including light engineering, stainless steel and plumbing.

So although we are seeking someone who can focus on the automation sector this person would also be required to get involved in all aspects of our business.
Experience in this industry would be preferred, however opportunities to learn and gain qualifications would be available to the right person.

The applicants would need to:
- Ideally have experience in Protrack automation but not essential.
- Have a general knowledge of milking plants.
- Have some experience with light engineering.
- Have a desire to learn new skills and progress in the dairy maintenance industry.
- Be able to deal with customers needs in a professional manner, and appreciate the urgency required to meet these needs.
- Be able to think outside the box.
- Have communication skills, friendly and approachable manner.
- Not mind getting their hands dirty.
- Have a full NZ drivers licence.
- Have NZ residency.
- Be part of an on-call roster.
- Be willing to work longer hours when required. (which is typically the winter months leaving holidays to be taken at the best time of the year).

Please send CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Also feel free to contact us on 0274 382 180.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Tony, Lisa and the team