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Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Planner - Whenuapai

NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Transport & Logistics
Auckland - Helensville
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Gain diverse experience
  • Unique environment

  • Join a dynamic team

Great opportunity to work in an Aviation Logistics environment.

What you will do
The Bay Planner Maintenance Support Squadron (MSS) is responsible for managing the internal repairs conducted within MSS in accordance with the NZDF and RNZAF policies. This position is also responsible for the management and supervision of the Bay Planner at Avionics Squadron.   

What we need
We are ideally seeking a person who has experience working in an Aviation Logistics environment however we are also keen to hear from individuals that have worked in a logistics role that has had a strong customer service focus. You will need to bring some good practical knowledge of SAP and a good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office.

This is a busy and varied role where you will need to build and maintain strong working relationships with both military and civilian personnel. You will be joining a small supportive team while also working with your counterpart in the Avionics Squadron.

It's important that you are a good problem solver, solutions focussed and forward thinking. Although you will be part of a team this role does require a person who is self-directing and proactive.

Who we are
The purpose of the office of Logistics Command (Air) is to manage the effective and efficient delivery of logistics support specific to all NZDF aviation platforms, installed systems, components and support equipment. The Logistics Support Squadron (LSS) Auckland (AK) is a sub unit of Logistics Command (Air).  LSS AK is broken down into Two Flights (Supply Operations Flight and Supply Support Flight) with their primary purposes being:

  •  Providing Depot level Warehousing, Receipt, Dispatch and Distribution function for all aeronautical spares on behalf of the Force Element Groups (FEGs) on base.    
  • The provision of embedded Flight Stores within the FEGs holding high turnover aircraft spares and providing an interface into the Supply system and deployed Supply support.

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice. 

Why Us
This is an opportunity to gain experience within a niche industry which will add a different dimension to your existing logistics experience. The team you will join are dynamic and proud of the work they that contributes to the outputs of NZDF.

Check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF!  

How to Apply
To view the Position Description and to ‘Apply Online', please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Lea Hodges on 09 417 7222, quoting NZDF 1803019.

Applications close at 5pm on 21/03/2018.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Higher level Security Clearance

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last ten years, OR

  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last ten years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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