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Cummins Inc. Truck Bay Supervisor in Palmerston North, New Zealand

Truck Bay Supervisor


Supervisor - Truck Bay - Palmerston North

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Truck Bay Supervisor to join our team specializing in Cummins engines & heavy vehicle equipment repairs/maintenance at our Palmerston North branch . This key appointment is responsible for coordinating all on & off-site based activities whilst providing direction to a team of dedicated service technicians.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Being part of a team delivering first-class service to our customers and key partners within Plamerston North region & nationally.

  • Efficiently manage the day to day running of the service department,

  • Plan, schedule and allocate all service repair events for Palmerston North branch.

  • Lead, mentor, and coach technicians

  • Track and measure technician productivity and performance,

  • Building and maintaining relationships with customers and suppliers,

  • Provide technical support to the staff.

  • Maintain a safe workplace in accordance with OH&S requirements. Conduct quality checks.

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives

  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping, workflow, and traffic management in the site.

  • Work for the only factory owned Diesel Engine company in NZ giving you direct access to Cummins global systems & support.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Proven supervisory/leadership experience with a strong technical background – ideally within heavy diesel

  • Significant experience in a workshop environment with Strong leadership and people management skills

  • Heavy Vehicle / Machinery technician qualification – highly desirable

  • Motivated towards developing a high performing and professional team and their commitment to safety and providing exceptional customer service

Compensation and Benefits

  • Hourly pay rate commensurate with experience.

  • Overtime after 8 hours per day or as agreed.

  • Participation in an annual variable compensation (bonus) program.

  • Annual remuneration reviews.

  • Safety equipment / PPE and uniforms provided and a range of personal and professional benefits.

  • Access to staff discounted Cummins (CMI) share purchase program.

  • Relocation assistance if moving within New Zealand (conditions apply).

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.


Primary Location New Zealand-Manawatu-Wanganui-Palmerston North-New Zealand, Palmerston North, Distributor BR 688

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Technician

Job Posting Nov 17, 2023, 1:58:34 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Role Category Onsite

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 23000AVJ