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Spray Painter / Assembler

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
  • Agricultural industry
  • Family oriented business
  • BBQ lunch every Friday and ½ hr early finish
  • Willing to train for the right person

Do you have previous Spray Painting experience? OR Are you prepared to learn and be trained? Do you like working in the agricultural sector with farm machinery? Can you use tools and assemble machinery?

A great opportunity has arisen for a motivated, hardworking individual to fill the role of Spray Painter / Assembler for a well-established Ashburton based agricultural company. 

The role will involve spray painting farm implements and machinery that is designed and manufactured on-site. No preparation is required before spray painting and all gear will be supplied. In addition to spray painting you will also be required to assemble farm machinery, this would ideally suit someone with previous spray painting experience and a mechanical aptitude. 

Although spray painting experience is preferred, full training will be given to the right applicant who possesses a good work ethic, attitude and willingness to learn.

Standard hours are 6.00am-4.30pm (10 hrs), Monday to Thursday, 6.00am-4.00pm (9.5 hrs) Friday with flexibility to work occasional Saturdays 6.00am – 12 noon. You must be able to get yourself to work each day as the location is based on the outskirts of Ashburton. 

This local agricultural company is well respected in the industry and prides themselves on being a family orientated business. They respect their staff for their hard work and provide a BBQ lunch every Friday and ½ hour early finish along with morning tea supplied each day.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

If you have previous experience in spray painting or have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn then please send your CV and Cover letter to or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Factory Assistant and Administration

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Our client is seeking a dedicated team member with an eye for accuracy to fill the role of Factory Assistant for a well established Ashburton based company. 

This role is a full-time, permanent position offering diversity within the company. As Factory Assistant you will be responsible for supporting the Factory Manager or Foreman in task for all product arriving into and out of the factory. Duties will include, but not limited to, running various factory machinery, monitoring stock levels, product inspection to ensure the company’s high standards are maintained and checking machinery. 

The Administration side of this position includes varied administration tasks such as data entry, printing orders and maintaining the company production schedule as require. 

This is a customer focused position and hours are generally Monday to Friday 7.30 am – 4.00 pm however you should be flexible enough to do some Saturday work and/or other hours as required. 

To be considered, its essential that you:
• Enjoy working in a team environment
• Are flexible and able to work full time hours
• Can pass a pre-employment drug test
• Are physically fit, ideally with the ability to lift up to 20kgs
• OSH and Forklift licence 
• Strong focus on Health and Safety is a priority

The ideal candidate will process strong customer service skills, be self-motivated, have a high level of integrity, good communication skills and work well within a team in a professional manner

To apply, send you CV and cover letter to donna@personnelplacements or phone 03 308 9675 for more information.

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Night shift Laboring & Forklift driving position

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

We are currently seeking an experienced staff member that will need to have the following attributes:

  • Physically fit and happy with a variety of forklift operation, and labouring including heavy lifting.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Hard working, with great attention to detail and happy with long hours.
  • Punctual, reliable and works well under pressure.
  • Adhere to health and safety procedures in the workplace
  • If you have your forklift licence/OSH endorsement and drivers licence desirable.

There is labouring required with this role so it’s essential that you are not afraid of hard work. You will need to be drug free as you will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and randomly throughout your employment . 
This role is on a temporary basis but this could lead to permanent work for the right candidate.

Are you:
– Able to pass a Pre Employment drug test?
– Willing to complete an ACC and Ministry of Justice check?

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please tell us about your experience in your application and attach a cv if you have one –

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that, we look to place the right candidates with the right client to increase your chances of long term work.

We are currently looking for hard working individuals who are available for a range of temporary/permanent nightshift assignments with immediate start.

The work will be in a range of industries such as:

• Factory Labouring
• General Labouring

In order to succeed in many of our assignments, you will have strong communication skills, and you will be physically fit and able to complete manual handling and heavy lifting duties.

Successful applicants will need to:

• Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace
• Be physically fit and able to do heavy, manual labouring

Whilst most of these roles are based in Mid Canterbury, it would be beneficial to have your own transport.

To register your interest, please send your details through to stating your availability and the type of work you are looking for.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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Class 2 – 5 Drivers

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Have you got HT Licences?
C2 to C5?

Personnel Placements specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long term work.

Our clients are regularly asking us to find highly motivated staff with experience in HT driving.

Assignments can vary from a few days to a few months and often these roles result in permanent placements.

To register your interest send your letter and C.V. to:

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

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Friday, January 11th, 2019

We need experienced Forklift Operators who are also willing to participate in manual labour when required.

You will possess the following:

• Current F & Osh Endorsement 
• Experience operating a Forklift
• Outstanding work ethic
• Ability to be part of a hardworking, tight knit team

All applicants must be willing to complete a Ministry of Justice check and able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Please send your cover letter and CV in word format to