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When you join us, you’ll find that the great set of skills that you bring to the table are just the beginning. Napier Port believes in offering all of our staff the opportunity to develop their careers and set their sights as high as they can go.

We also believe in recognising and rewarding all of our team members for the part they play in our success. That starts with a competitive salary and extends to a great range of staff benefits.

If you would like to join Napier Port, you can find out about our latest vacancies below.  If the right role for you isn’t on offer just yet, please register your interest and you’ll be the first to know of any openings.

Napier Port offers a wide range of benefits to its employees, including:

  • discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
  • a customised superannuation scheme
  • access to an Employee Assistance Programme through EAP Services (Hawke’s Bay)
  • an onsite gym (open 24 hours a day)
  • onsite massages
  • yearly mole map checks and flu vaccinations
  • fresh fruit in break rooms
  • annual uniform allowance

Our focus on Health & Safety at work includes regular wellbeing initiatives to support our people’s mental and physical health.

Our staff also enjoy a range of local discounts and special rates in local businesses across Hawke’s Bay.

Napier Port prioritises the safety of all our people in all areas of our business.

In order to ensure our staff can meet our high safety standards, we carry out a range of pre-employment checks. These include, but are not limited to:

  • A full drug test
  • A Ministry of Justice criminal justice check
  • A medical (the extent of your medical may vary depending on your role)

You may also be asked to complete psychometric or proficiency testing prior to being accepted for a role.

We also conduct regular drug and alcohol testing for all employees on a randomised basis throughout the year.


Listed on Thu, 7 Dec 2023 10:22:32 GMT

Napier Port are looking for a Technical Reliability Specialist to join our team.
Location: Napier, Hawkes Bay
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 At Napier Port, we are clear about our purpose; together, we build a thriving region by connecting our customers, people and community to the world. We understand our role in the region and within the national transport network. We know that by supporting a thriving regional economy, and by actively growing regional outcomes, our community, our country and our shareholders benefit. 

The Assets & Infrastructure Team have consistently supported a dynamic operation and delivered resiliency and operational excellence. To elevate this further we are placing a greater importance on a whole of port approach to reliability, efficiency and the leveraging of shared resources to enable broader activities. 

Reporting to the Technical Operations Manager and providing capability across multiple business units, the Technical & Reliability Specialist is a key enabler of delivering on our operational objectives by gaining deeper level insight through the use of data and technology to extract value and optimize performance of plant and equipment.

Key priorities:

· Champion reliability initiatives using data and technology for deeper equipment insights.

· Optimize maintenance systems for measurable benefits.

· Act as a key liaison between Napier Port and equipment stakeholders, fostering ethical relationships.

· Deliver effective operational planning to maximise efficiency.

· Conduct defect and fault trend analysis 

· Generate proactive and predictive maintenance initiatives aligned with strategic objectives.

· Lead CMMS capability for effective maintenance coordination.

· Collaborate with stakeholders to promote a "One Team" culture.

· Generate reliability initiatives to reduce critical risks.

· Contribute to regulatory compliance across port functions as they relate to the management of assets.

· Provide insight for decision-making aligned with sustainability objectives.

· Contribute to cost reduction strategies.

· Work collaboratively across groups, sharing knowledge for continuous improvement.

· Provide insights for replacement and renewal projects.

The Technical and Reliability Specialist will have experience in technical operations pre-planning and forecasting, coordination of technical activities, and vendor and service provider governance.

If you think this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit an online application today. 

Applications close Friday 8th December 2023.

Must have current eligibility to work in NZ.