Apprentice Electrician

We are currently seeking a motivated and reliable Apprentice Electrician to work within our Fresh cut process engineering team. Reporting to our Maintenance Supervisor you will work alongside our Multi skilled Engineering Team who enjoy the range of Industrial and commercial tasks at our Multi-Million dollar Fresh cut salad processing plant.

Our Ideal applicant for this position will have these key attributes:

  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Attention to detail
  • Good work ethic
  • Good communication skills
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to multi task
  • Friendly great personality
  • Physically fit
  • Commitment to health and safety
  • New Zealand driver's licence

Having previous electrical experience or currently training as an Electrical Apprentice would be advantageous to applicants.

Opportunities often arise in our company for upskilling, our Ideal applicant will become competent in these areas:

  • Preventive maintenance, ensure reliability of the processing plant
  • Install and maintain electrical distribution systems and associated electrical equipment
  • Responding immediately to machinery breakdowns and implementing repair actions
  • Carrying out scheduled compliance checks
  • Recalibrating instruments, cleaning and maintaining site equipment
  • Project work, including new installs
  • Industrial electrical industry

We will offer you a good progressive salary, a permanent secure role, safe working environment and once up to speed a four days on/four days off roster system. We also offer great extras such as paid birthday leave and a service incentivised rewards scheme.

LeaderBrand Produce Ltd is one of New Zealand’s most recognised and diverse horticultural businesses, which is 100% family owned and operated fresh produce supplier based in Gisborne.  Our culture is challenging, exciting and rewarding.

If you believe you are the right person to take on this great opportunity please email your cover letter and CV to