Assembly Mechanic, Palmerston North

Palmerston North


We are looking to fill an assembly mechanic vacancy at our assembly plant located at Bennett Street.  If you are an experienced mechanic looking to move to a great employer, then this could be the opportunity for you!

With new product arriving from our overseas manufacturers there is the need to have an experienced mechanic on hand to perform a range of tasks based from our large tractor and machinery distribution warehouse located in Palmerston North.

This position will suit someone who enjoys working with new equipment. In any given day you could be performing a range of tasks from devanning of containers, assembly of tractors and machinery, maintenance of plant as well as the preparation and the dispatch of product. The role is varied, clean, interesting and suited for someone wanting to add value to an already great team environment.

Our vision is “exceptional solutions for every customer every time” so we want team members who have a passionate approach to customer service and the ability to work together to make it happen.  Our purpose is to “keep farmers moving” so you will have the ability to be bold and encouraging, work under pressure, prioritize and multi task.

Whether you are utilizing your mechanical skills or assisting the warehouse side of the plant with various tasks, it is about team work to ensure the Bennet Street site operates as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Requirements to be successful in your application:

  • A relevant trade qualification is desirable or relevant experience
  • Experience in the diagnosis and repair of tractors and machinery is preferable
  • Knowledge of working engines, structure and drivelines
  • An understanding of automotive/agricultural wiring
  • Previous experience working in a successful team
  • People and communication skills to enable collaborative teamwork and relationship building
  • Computer skills

We believe it is our people as well as our products that make Norwood a leader in the agricultural equipment industry.  Established in 1948, our main office, national parts warehouse, and Bennett Street assembly site are all based in Palmerston North and support 18 dealerships nationwide.  We are the number one distributor of agricultural tractors and equipment and have one of the largest retail footprints in the industry.  We are committed to the community and pride ourselves on our community involvement.

If you are personable, are able to show initiative, can be flexible, and have a can do attitude then we would like to hear from you. 

Please apply by forwarding your CV plus a cover letter to