Current Job Opportunities at Think Water

Dairy/Water Technician
Think Water Whakatane

Join a market leader within the Milking, Pump and Irrigation industry 

Work with a superior range of products 

Highly valued role within a dynamic team

Family Owned & Operated Business 

Company Vehicle, Phone and Laptop

Who we are: 

Think Water Whakatane is a specialist Milking Machine, Pump and Irrigation solutions business focused  on the design, supply, installation, and maintenance of all the Milking & Water Systems. As part of the  Think Water network, the group is committed to providing solutions towards the rapidly changing  landscape of management throughout Australasia. Due to increase demand and staff moving out of area,  we now require a Dairy/Water Service Technician to join our team and lead from the front. 

The Role: 

Reporting to the Service Manager, your primary responsibility will be to diagnose, repair, maintain and  install a range of Dairy Milking Plants, Pump’s, and Irrigation equipment for our customers. This will  involve, but not limited to, diagnosing, create a solution and carry out works to meet the needs of our  customers, whether in the field or in-store as required, completion of all relevant paperwork relating to jobs  undertaken both in the workshop and on site, materials take-off and ordering of parts and equipment as  required, plan external jobs in conjunction with other staff members and managers in addition to the  provision of technical advice and sales support to customers in-store and over the phone. 

The Successful Candidate: 

 To be successful in this role, you will have some experience as full training will be provided in all procedures of repairs and installation of equipment. You will demonstrate a sound knowledge of  a variety of all types, the ability to diagnose problems and implement efficient solutions, a proven  track record as an effective team player as well as a strong passion for superior customer  service delivery. A Class 1 manual drivers’ licence will be mandatory (Is legally permitted to  work in NZ).

Personal Attributes: 

Highly organised and excellent time management skills
Ability to work autonomously, unsupervised and as part of a team.
Energetic and enthusiastic with a positive outlook

What we Offer: 

Opportunities for Professional Development
Work/Life Balance
Flexible Hours
Wonderful workplace culture within a Family Business

What Whakatane can Offer: 

Close proximity to schools from Daycares to Primary through to High School, we have a great range of  shopping venues, sports clubs, Hunting & Fishing, great beaches, hiking and some of the best sunshine  hours in NZ.

To Apply: 

This also may suit someone with Mechanical, Electrical or Plumber knowledge who maybe looking for a  change in direction this could be you. 

To find out more about this current opportunity within our business, please contact Steve on  0274853735 for a confidential enquiry. Alternatively, please email your application to steve.darrah@thinkwater.co.nz.

Applications close on 31st October 2022.

Think Water Cambridge

An exciting opportunity has become available within our Cambridge based Service Department for a Technician to join our fantastic team. If you thrive on being a problem solver and have a background in Pumping, Irrigation, hydraulics or engineering and a willingness to learn, then this is the job for you. Working as a Technician you will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out scheduled service jobs
  • Troubleshooting and remedial work on pumps (on-site and in the workshop)
  • Installation of a variety of pumping and water systems
  • Liaising with our Customers in a professional manner About you: You are self-motivated, and practical with the ability to fault find and come up with solutions. You enjoy working independently and taking ownership of your jobs while appreciating the support of an experienced Team around you. You will have:
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to diagnose faults and make suitable recommendations to our Customers
  • Have an eye for detail and enjoy a job done properly
  • Able to work independently without supervision
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and communicate in a professional manner Benefits:
  • We offer a competitive salary
  • You will be provided with a vehicle and a mobile phone.
  • An employer who is committed to supporting ongoing training
  • Hours are Monday to Friday, however you will also be part of an on-call after hours and weekend roster.
  • A day in lieu for your Birthday A position description is available on request.

    Any application will be treated in the strictest confidence and can be sent directly to email: cheryl.clarke@thinkwater.co.nz

Think Water Taranaki

Are you a Certified Plumber looking for a change in direction?

At Think Water Taranaki we have an exciting job opportunity for you.

Think Water Taranaki is a diverse business specialising in the Supply and Installation of Water Systems including Tank and Pump Installation and Servicing, Milking Systems and Residential and Commercial Irrigation Systems (with scope for other plumbing work available)

Think Water Taranaki is a business that is always evolving and as a result the diversity of the services we offer is also evolving.   Being able to provide the complete solution to our customers is important to us so we are looking for a certified plumber to join our team to help achieve this.

The successful applicant will have the following attributes and skills:

  • Has a certifying Plumbing License
  • Is legally permitted to work in NZ
  • Has a clean and full NZ Drivers License
  • Can work unsupervised or within a team
  • Is highly motivated and dependable
  • Has good communication skills 

In return we offer:

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Over time rates 
  • Permanent full-time work
  • Variety of work
  • A company vehicle and phone
  • Health Insurance
  • Uniform
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • A great company culture

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Steve or Angela Bevan on
06 757 5064 all enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.  Alternatively, please email your application to ange.bevan@thinkwater.co.nz

Think Water Taranaki

Think Water Taranaki is a diverse business specialising in Milking Systems, Water Pump Systems, Tank and Pump Installation and Residential and Commercial Irrigation Systems.

Are you interested in Farming, Engineering, Plumbing?   

Whether you are a school leaver or someone looking for a change in their career path, we have an exciting opportunity on offer.

Think Water Taranaki are offering an apprenticeship in Dairy Systems, Engineering (Pumping Systems) where you will be working towards becoming a qualified Dairy Systems Technician

As a Dairy Systems Technician you will install, maintain, test, diagnose faults and make recommendations for milking systems, farm water and/or farm dairy effluent systems to keep them running smoothly.

Your workday will never be dull, each day can be quite different, working in a workshop one day and on a farm the next.

You will work under the direction of the Senior Dairy Systems Technician; you will also work alongside our Irrigation Team and our Water Filter Team.  So, there is plenty of diversity on offer at Think Water Taranaki as you complete your apprenticeship.

(Specific details on the Apprenticeship can be found on www.nzmpta.co.nz [link removed] – under the apprenticeship section)

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • A responsible and reliable team member who shows initiative and is willing to learn
  • Holds a clean NZ Drivers License (restricted class or full)
  • Communicate clearly and be able to follow direction
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a positive outlook

In return you will be working for a long established, locally owned business that continues to experience strong growth. 
You will be supported through every step of your apprenticeship in this exciting industry.

Remuneration to be negotiated based on previous experience.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Christine Grant, Operations Manager on 06 757 5064 or 027 555 1549.  Alternatively, please email your application to christine.grant@thinkwater.co.nz

Store Assistant
Think Water Cambridge

Think Water Cambridge is a leading water-based company dedicated to providing top-notch products/services to our valued customers. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we have built a reputation for delivering exceptional customer experiences.


  • Assist customers in making informed purchasing decisions.
  • Provide excellent customer service and address inquiries both in-person and over the phone.
  • Process sales transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintain a clean and organized sales floor.
  • Keep up-to-date with product knowledge to effectively communicate features and benefits.
  • Collaborate with team members to achieve sales targets and goals.
  • Participate in promotional events to drive sales and enhance customer engagement.
  • Assist with inwards and dispatch


  • Previous experience in retail or sales is preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Basic computer skills for transaction processing.
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Cheryl Clarke on 027 203 8365. Alternatively, please email your application to cheryl.clarke@thinkwater.co.nz