Posted on: 1/03/2017

Job type: Permanent

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Leading International Manufacturing Company
Christchurch Based
Iconic New Zealand Marine Brand

Marine Boat Builder

  • Team Leader

    • Leading International Manufacturing Company.

    • Christchurch based.

    • Iconic New Zealand brand.

    Hamilton Jet are a respected international company and market leader providing marine propulsion systems to high profile clients. With a mix of demanding applications, our products and services are trusted by boat builders, naval architects and a wide variety of end users in over 120 countries worldwide. Hamilton Jet New Zealand (Marine) specialises in the local recreational and work boat market.

    Marine Boat Builder

  • Team Leader

We are seeking applications from trade qualified, time served or equivalent automotive mechanics/coachbuilders or fitters to work with minimal supervision on marine based engines from diagnostics testing, tuning, repair, through to full assembly. Primarily, these being Toyota Lexus, Ford and GM V6/V8 engines.

Allied with your automotive and supervision/team leading skills, experience with water propulsion systems and jet boat applications would be advantageous.

Candidates would be expected to be able to install and align engines and significantly contribute to the manufacture and equipment installation of the boat assembly.

Coupled to your automotive skills, candidates need to be able to demonstrate competent mig welding skills to NZ standards both in aluminium and mild steels in the manufacture of boat hulls and trailers. Tig welding in stainless and aluminium would also be advantageous plus use of small workshop equipment including lathes, drill press, guillotines and rollers.

As part of leading a small team the role also encompasses liaising with customers and clients on a regular basis.

To be considered for these positions you must be able to demonstrate your experience, relevant training and qualifications.

To find out more about this opportunity contact Johnny Harker on 027 5429 032 for a confidential discussion or email me -

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