Maintenance Fitter


Hamilton, NZ, 2000

REQ ID:  43392


Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 


Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.


Sealed Air generated $5.6 billion in sales in 2022 and has approximately 16,300 employees who serve customers in 120 countries. To learn more, visit

The Role


Due to retirement, we have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Fitter to join our Industrial Maintenance team in Hamilton on a permanent fulltime basis.


The Maintenance Fitter provides ongoing maintenance on manufacturing equipment and machinery to prevent, diagnose, and repair faults.  They are entrusted with performing preventative, reactive and routine maintenance.  The core purpose of the role is to ensure that industrial machines and equipment are operating at optimum performance.  This includes routine checks, replacement of parts, lubrication, and improvements.  They attend emergency breakdowns to identify and repair faults to required specifications, limiting downtime and increasing productivity.

Key Responsibilities


The Maintenance Fitter will undertake a range of tasks including:

  • Interpretation of relevant drawings, and specifications.
  • Use hand and power tools in a safe manner.
  • Display proficiency in preventative, reactive and on-going maintenance
  • Find solutions to assist in the continuous improvement of equipment and machinery.
  • Work in collaboration with contractors and other trade professionals where required.
  • Follow all relevant workplace health & safety guidelines.
  • Perform routine maintenance in accordance with the maintenance schedule.
  • Participate in an after-hours call-out roster after a familiarisation period.

Skills and Experience


The successful applicant will possess a range of fundamental core and technical skills including:

  • Completion of a Mechanical Trade Certificate is preferred.
  • On-site experience in manufacturing maintenance.
  • Welding experience desirable.
  • Proficient in problem solving with the ability to quickly find faults with machinery and equipment.

The Offer


  • Monday-Friday base roster
  • Base wage plus attractive allowances, including generous penal rates for overtime.  
  • Ongoing development and training opportunities 
  • Career exposure at a global level


Requisition id: 43392 

Relocation: No  


The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

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