New Zealand
Sales region
Production units

  • Global brand, employment stability, Record Growth in 2020
  • Perm full time role, career progression, training & development
  • •Permanent full time role in Invercargarill

Life at Scania

For more than 120 years, Scania has been at the forefront of the automotive industry and today is one of the worlds most recognised and respected commercial vehicle brands.  From small beginnings in Sweden, Scania has developed into a leading multinational producer of heavy trucks, buses and engines.

Today, Scania is a member of the Volkswagen Group and as such sits within a prestigious portfolio of brands including Lamborghini, Bentley, Audi and Porsche.

Our purpose is to Drive the Shift towards a sustainable transport system.

At Scania, our people are our most valuable asset. Being part of the Scania family offers employees an exciting future in an environment that is steered by inclusive core values which foster individual responsibility and personal development.

What you will do

Working in the Invercargill workshop, you will be responsible for providing assistance to qualified technicians. You will be responsible for;

  • Performing tasks as instructed under supervision
  • Fitting components onto vehicles
  • Assisting technicians with tasks in the workshop
  • Maintaining a high level of cleanliness and tidiness ensuring workshop areas are kept in order
  • Using and storing company equipment, uniform and PPE

Who you are

To be successful as a Trade Assistant within our organisation, we believe that you will have good mechanical aptitude with experience in a similar position assisting skilled tradespersons. You will pride yourself in providing timely high quality work in a timely manner.

What we can offer you

  • A dynamic and inclusive work culture - be part of a great team environment
  • Be part of the bigger picture - a company with a focus on digitalisation, autonomous vehicles, electrification and sustainability
  • A company that is growing with potential for career progression

To apply

If you want to join a dynamic company with strong values, if you want to be more than a number and have a real voice, join us and start an exciting career in an international company. “Apply now” and submit your CV.

For further information, you can contact Marie Evans, Talent Acquisition Partner on 9 954 0547 or email

You need to be an Australian / New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident to apply for this role.

Formal offer of employment is subject to standard pre-employment checks including medical and other background checks

As an equal opportunity employer, supporting workplace diversity, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, genders and cultural heritages

Type: Permanent

Category: Trades & Services - Trades Assistants

Reference ID: ME000123

Date Posted: 18/12/2020