Careers

Join The Eastern Truck Team

Eastern Truck is a family-run business that invests wholly in our employees. Professionally and personally.

Our beginners enter an Apprenticeship Mechanic pathway that includes in-house training, along with external instructive training on Kenworth and DAF products. More experienced team members receive individual, ongoing professional development.

We’re never bored. We work on a vast variety of mechanical and electrical heavy on-highway trucks, in all kinds of locations. That might be in the workshop, or in the ranges.

Our busy workshop is equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment and cutting-edge technology. We are super proud to have been awarded 2021 Dealer of the Year.

We’re a close-knit team, who take pride in what we do and have fun while we’re doing it. Our workplace culture is awesome. We enjoy flexible hours, with tool and on-call allowances. We receive yearly pay reviews, free health insurance, plus regular financial contributions towards child care and gym memberships. We even get lunch shouted each month.  

Check out our career opportunities below!

Warranty Administrator

Warranty Claims Administrator 

Eastern Truck has over 30 years of experience providing quality service to the Hawke’s Bay Heavy Transport Industry and are Hawkes Bay’s Kenworth, DAF and Cummins franchise dealer.

Our service/parts team carryout a fall range of maintenance, servicing and supply of parts for Kenworth, DAF and Cummins along with other brands of heavy vehicle and trailers.

We are now looking for a Warranty Claims Administrator.

  • Do you have excellent organization and administration skills?
  • Do you have a high degree of accuracy?
  • Do you have mechanical experience in the vehicle industry? Ideally previous experience in processing vehicle warranty claims.

This position is for 20 hours per week with flexible days and hours. The successful applicant will work with our Workshop team to follow the warranty process, making sure that the correct documentation is compiled for claim submission in the specified timeframes.

We offer an upbeat progressive workplace culture with staff benefits such as health insurance and subsidized gym memberships.

About you

You will have proven administrative & customer service experience and enjoy working in a dynamic environment with a team that is passionate about what they do. You will: –

  • Have excellent communication and listening skills
  • Be confident and composed, being able to give direction and advice in an informative and positive manner
  • Enjoy problem solving, is proactive and is continually looking for process improvement
  • Be a team player, who is organised, flexible and uses initiative
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Windows Software
  • Preferably have experience in heavy transport servicing or logistics

In return we offer:

  • Being part of a team passionate about keeping our customers moving with a supportive management team at the helm
  • Employee benefits including retail discounts, health insurance, and access to an employee assistance program.
  • Friendly and supportive work environment

Currently offering a Part time role of 20 hours per week however we are flexible and keen to recruit the right person for our team – so there is an opportunity here for you to work the hours that suit you best.

This position is based at our 95 Austin Street, Onekawa, Napier site.

If this sounds like you and you are ready for a new and exciting challenge, please email your CV and cover letter to , noting Warranty Claims Administrator in the subject line, job closes Monday 11th March 2024.

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COF Inspector

Eastern Truck has over 30 years of experience providing quality service to the Hawke’s Bay Heavy Transport Industry. Our team carries out a full range of heavy vehicle repairs, maintenance and servicing and hold the Kenworth, DAF and Cummins franchises. We service and repair other brands and trailers as well.

We are looking for a COF (Certificate of Fitness) Inspector to join the COF team in our brand-new, independent two-lane COF testing facility.   Duties include building a team for conducting inspections of commercial vehicles for COF compliance and issuing COF certificates, along with maintaining accurate and complete records for compliance purposes.

If you have the following experience and skills, we’d love to hear from you:

  • A current COF-B (PSV) Certificate with solid experience in the Heavy Transport Industry
  • Excellent communication skills and computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work and contribute to a team environment where combined effort contributes to the overall success of the team, as well as being able to work unsupervised
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Hold current driver’s licence Class 5
  • A conscientious health and safety attitude

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to grow your skill set within our organisation.
  • Exposure to world class brands such as Kenworth, DAF and Cummins
  • Competitive market renumeration
  • Being part of a team passionate about keeping our customers moving with a supportive management team at the helm
  • Employee benefits including retail discounts, health insurance, and access to an employee assistance program.
  • Ability to negotiate relocation expenses
  • Working in our brand-new state of the art facility
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Flexibility around family.

All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality, so please apply via email to or by calling Kieran on 027 5572 534. All shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview. This rare role is exciting and will be very rewarding. Apply now!

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