Employment Opportunities


Milking Machine Technician

DeLaval, was founded more than 130 years ago in Sweden, and is a worldwide leader in milking equipment and solutions for dairy farmers, which make sustainable food production possible, ensuring milk quality and animal health.

Invercargill based Southland Farm Services Limited is a progressive locally owned and operated DeLaval dealership, which has been operating in Southland since 1994.  Our company is based around the dairy and agriculture industry, focusing on the supply and servicing of milking machinery, water filtration, pumps, effluent design and installation, domestic and rural plumbing.

A position has become available at Southland Farm Services for a Milking Machine Technician.

With no two days the same, are you a practical and technically minded person who would enjoy working out and about in rural Southland, assisting with the installation, servicing and maintenance of milking systems?

Skills required  


P Knowledge of the dairy industry (but not essential)

P Mechanically minded

P Engineering capabilities

P Interested in automation and technology

Key attributes

P Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment

P Be a great communicator

P Has a commitment to Health and Safety

P The ability to build strong relationships with our diverse customer base

P Have a current full NZ Drivers Licence

Having a NZMPTA Milking Machine Tester Certificate, a Pre-Trade or Trade qualification or Milking Machine Technician experience is an advantage but not essential.  Full training and support will be provided as required.

Remuneration and conditions will be discussed at the interview stage.

Please send your CV, including references to:

Southland Farm Services Limited

Attention:  Lou Dougherty

PO Box 1256

Invercargill 9840


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Applications close:  Friday 22nd October


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