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Gough Materials Handling

We aim to inspire our people through an incredible family culture where we all aspire to excel and grow.

Career and job opportunities across our New Zealand branch network range from heavy diesel apprenticeship to service manager, parts interpreter to territory sales manager and support staff to senior manager.

Heavy Diesel Technicians: We are always on the lookout for experienced heavy diesel technicians who want to forge a career with a world leading brand. If this sounds like you please check out our current vacancies at:

Apprenticeships with Gough Materials Handling: each year GMH offer up to 5 apprenticeships at various branch locations.  An apprentice undertakes a 4-year learning programme encompassing practical, on the job training and theory learning. On successful completion a National Certificate in Heavy Diesel Automotive Level 3 is awarded.

An apprenticeship with us will set you up for a successful career within our company. Many of our apprentices have gone on to enjoy years of satisfying and rewarding work and career achievements with us. 

To find out about the apprenticeships the Gough Group offers click here: 

International Candidates: at times, when we are unable to source the talent we need within the New Zealand market, we do recruit international candidates for roles as Heavy Diesel Technicians.  To be considered for a role with GMH you will need to be a fully qualified Heavy Diesel Technician with a minimum of 5 years post qualification mechanic experience.  You will also need a superior level of English communication skills.  
To view a full list of our current vacancies please click here:  

Staff Benefits: 

As well as competitive hourly rates or salaries Gough Materials Handling also offers the following staff benefits:

  • Interest free tool advances
  • Insurance & calibration of tools
  • Up to 6% employer contribution to super fund
  • Subsidised medical insurance
  • Staff purchasing privileges across all our business units
  • Annual wellness check and flu vaccination
  • Access to EAP services
  • Study leave 
  • Rewards for employee referrals
  • Social club – minimal charge