Careers at FPS

Are you looking for a new challenge in the hydraulics industry?

Work with one of the largest and most trusted hydraulic companies in New Zealand.

  • Are you looking for a new challenge in the hydraulics industry? 
  • Are you motivated and enthusiastic and have at least two to five years proven experience in a similar role?
  • Do you want to live in one of the sunniest places in New Zealand and have a great lifestyle along with the career?

If you have the expertise we're looking for, then we want you to come and work for us at FPS.

Keen to join our team, but there isn't the job you are after listed below? Contact us on position@fluidpower.co.nz. We are always on the look out for experienced staff as we continue to grow.  

 

Looking to move to New Zealand?

We employ over 30 staff and have been established for over 15 years. Our engineers are some of the most experienced in New Zealand and work on international projects with leading brands. We are the preferred hydraulic partner for many leading companies in the top of the South Island, New Zealand.

FPS is constantly growing and offers staff training and great opportunities for self-growth within the company.

Come and work with one of the largest and most trusted hydraulic and pneumatics companies in New Zealand in a busy customer service role in our Nelson workshop.

The right person will be a team player who can provide friendly and professional customer service – ensuring customers get the right equipment and service to get the job done.

If you are career driven, looking for a new challenge or even working in a similar role, we want to talk to you.

Experience in the hydraulic and pneumatics industry is not a requirement as on-the-job training will be provided for the right applicant. However, customer-service experience is essential. In this role you will work with customers to engineer solutions for them, this could include building a power steering hose through to pulling apart a motor to replace components. Your on-the-job training will prepare you for the hands-on workshop component of the job.

The role involves:

  • Front counter sales
  • Managing inwards and outward goods
  • Picking and packing stock
  • Order distribution
  • Working with distributors
  • Answering phone queries

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A can-do attitude
  • Enthusiasm and team spirit
  • Motivation and a willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Honesty and integrity
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

For further information, please contact Chris on 027 223 3421 or email chris@fluidpower.co.nz. You can also send your CV to either the above email address or: Attn: Chris Gray Fluid Power Solutions Ltd. PO Box 5018, Port Nelson, 7043, New Zealand.

In this full-time role, you will be both hands-on in the workshop and on site. You will also have the opportunity to work across a diverse range of industries that FPS services such as the marine and forestry industries.

The ideal applicant would be:

  • NZ Trade qualified in Fitting
  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Friendly and work well in a team environment
  • Excellent at time management and able to meet deadlines
  • Able to work well unsupervised as well as part of team
  • An excellent communicator
  • Physically fit 
  • Able to read design drawing
  • Flexible to work extended hours (optional overtime available)
  • Interested in learning new things and working across a range of industries

The ideal applicant would have:

  • Engineering experience
  • A good work history and references 
  • A full and current NZ driver’s licence
  • An eye for detail and the ability to produce products to the highest quality
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

 Salary package will be based on skills and experience.

For further information, please contact Chris on 027 223 3421 or email chris@fluidpower.co.nz. You can also send your CV to either the above email address or: Fluid Power Solutions Ltd. PO Box 5018, Port Nelson, 7043, New Zealand. 

As one of the largest and most trusted hydraulic companies in New Zealand, with over 30 staff covering the top of the South Island, FPS are continually growing the company and are currently recruiting for an experienced Hydraulic Technician in our Nelson head office.

We’re looking for people who have:

  • A high level of technical understanding and knowledge for the position
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work well autonomously and within a diverse team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A customer-friendly attitude
  • An interest in learning new things
  • A long-term interest in a career in hydraulics
  • Motivation and enthusiasm
  • A full, current driver’s licence (required)
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

The successful applicant will receive a comprehensive and competitive salary package.

 For further information, please contact Chris on 027 223 3421 or email position@fluidpower.co.nz. You can also send your CV to either the above email address or: Fluid Power Solutions Ltd. PO Box 5018, Port Nelson, 7043, New Zealand.

 

The full-time role will be based from our head office in Nelson. You will be responsible for meeting project deadlines and handling day-to-day jobs for our clients.

We’re looking for an energetic individual who can work unsupervised, who wants to be in the hydraulics/pneumatics industry and is keen for a long-term career position.

The main responsibilities of the job are tube and pipe bending, installation, fabrication and general fitting work across our large and varied customer base.

Preference will be given to someone with welding and fabrication skills. Previous experience in hydraulics/pneumatics is highly desirable. If you’re the right candidate but need a bit of on-the-job training, we can provide that.

If you’re friendly, professional, well-presented and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa, we’re keen to talk to you.

For further information, please contact Chris on 027 223 3421 or email position@fluidpower.co.nz. You can also send your CV to either the above email address or: Fluid Power Solutions Ltd. PO Box 5018, Port Nelson, 7043, New Zealand.