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TOP RATES PAID FOR EXPERIENCED FORKLIFT OPERATORS

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

We are seeking experienced Forklift Drivers (with F and OSH) for various roles that we have on behalf of our clients.

For these positions we are looking for someone who is:

  • Physically fit, on and off the forklift.
  • Experienced forklift driver with appropriate endorsements.
  • Good basic Math and reading.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Detail focused and efficient.


To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to Kristyn on kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz,
or call me on 03 688 8367.

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General Labouring roles available now

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

We have multiple vacancies requiring reliable labourers, you don’t need to be a gym buff but mid-level fitness will be needed.

Good hours – Monday to Friday so the weekends are yours to enjoy.

If you are keen to work and earn some $$ then get in touch with me ASAP to learn more about these roles.

Please send your CV to kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 027 688 8300 to chat about what might be available.

** Please note, Ministry of Justice background checks apply and you may be required to undergo a Pre-Employment Drug test **

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Ashburton Needs Labourers!!!

Friday, May 20th, 2022

We are currently looking for hard working individuals who are available for a range of long term assignments with an immediate start. Often many of our roles don’t get to the point of being advertised as we fill the vacancies with existing candidates.

Assignments can vary from a few days to a few months. Assignments could include:
• General Labouring
• Factory Processing and Labouring
• Packing Products
• Working with Crops / Seeds
• General Farm Work

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:
• Be physically fit and be able to handle manual lifting duties.
• Be available at short notice for work
• Good communication skills
• Be able to work in a team environment but also individually
• The drive to learn and obtain new skills
• Having a drivers licence and your own reliable transport would place your application at an advantage.

To register your interest for this position, please apply online or send a cover letter and C.V. to: ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must also be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

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 candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Super Star Agricultural Mechanic

Friday, May 20th, 2022

Our Temuka based client is currently seeking an Agricultural Mechanic to join their Workshop Team, working closely with their Workshop Manager/Engineer and Paint Sprayer. The duties of this role will include working on, servicing and fixing company trucks, utes, various makes of tractors and machinery. Pricing parts and liaising with the owner on best practice is a main component of the role. Over different periods of the year, you may be asked to help out in other areas of the business. Weekend work and on call in the busy months will be required.

The successful candidate will be offered a very competitive hourly rate based on experience and the opportunity for the company help you gain HT licencing if not already obtained.

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:
• Previous knowledge of agricultural machinery. Ability to service utes, trucks, and tractors as a minimum.
• Mechanically minded and able to perform general machinery maintenance and repairs.
• Work productively and efficiently, prioritising and completing tasks to a high calibre.
• Have an excellent work ethic and an all-round team player.
• Current, valid drivers’ licence.
• The ability to weld may place your application at an advantage

If you have all the above experience and attributes, please apply with your CV to: ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must also be drug free and willing to undergo a pre-employment drug test.

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 candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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RECEPTION MATERNITY COVER – PROFESSIONAL OFFICE

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Our client is a well respected Timaru accounting firm whose amazing Receptionist is off to have her first baby! She supports the team in the office as well as incoming clients by being the “window into the business”, monitoring and prioritising calls, supporting the admin function with any overflow, and low level accounts when required.

You will have the following skills:

  • Professional front desk appearance and manner both in person and over the phone.
  • Well developed administration skills, with competence in WORD and EXCEL.
  • You will be confident working your way around basic accounts with accuracy

As well as the following attributes:

  • Prioritisation and multi tasking are a given for you
  • Calm under pressure
  • Enjoy variety
  • The ability to “stay the distance” for the duration of the contract.

If you have some Xero skills, even better but not necessary for the right person.

Please apply with a COVER LETTER and CV in WORD format to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz.

All applicants must have a current, legal right to work within New Zealand and be prepared to undergo an MoJ check.

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Class 2 Driver

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

We are looking for someone to join a family orientated, award winning team at an aluminium joinery company in Methven. The ideal candidate will be invested in what they do, committed to being a productive and reliable team member and flexible with their hours to accommodate the delivery schedule. Their flexibility will extend to lending a hand on the factory floor during any down time from deliveries. With fuel prices as they are you may choose to relocate to Methven – it is a town known for its relaxed lifestyle, warm hospitality, and abundance of outdoor activities right on its doorstep, including the magnificent Mt Hutt ski area. Methven also boasts two primary schools and a secondary school in its village with a skate park and many outdoor activities to keep your family entertained. Activities such as jet boating, hot air ballooning, scenic flights and mountain biking are popular, along with Methven’s very own Thermal Pools. There is an excellent choice of eating places and bars, while only being a little over an hour from Christchurch and its’ International Airport and less than half an hour from Ashburton. This if a full time, permanent role that will ensure safe delivery of their products to building sites within the South Island. There may be the occasional overnight stay required to ensure log book hours are adhered to. If you are a Class 2 Truck Driver who is injury free and healthy we want you; (you must be able to help with onsite deliveries of goods with a shared lift weight of up to 75kg).

The benefits on offer for the successful candidate include:

  • Overtime rates
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Fortnightly gift card draw (eligibility conditions attached)
  • After six months basic medical insurance cover

In return for the excellent benefits listed above, we are looking for someone who displays the following attributes:

  • Clean, Class 2 License (with previous experience and an exemplary record of care)
  • Injury free and healthy
  • Flexibility with their hours to ensure timely deliveries (there may on occasion be the odd overnight stay)
  • Desire to be an integral part of a hardworking team
  • If you have experience in a similar industry it may place your application at an advantage

Regular, random drug testing is carried out – therefore you are required to be drug free to be considered. You must also agree to an ACC claims history check and Ministry of Justice criminal history check.

To register your interest for this position, please apply online or send a cover letter and C.V. to: gaye@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Apprentice Fabricator

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
  • Are you looking for a change in career?
  • Are you finished school and looking to start a career?
  • Responsible and above all reliable?
  • Willing to learn & grow into the role?

We are looking for someone to join a family orientated team of twenty four at an aluminium joinery company. Hours of work are typically 7am to 4pm with some flexibility required to cover peak workloads.
Your duties would include:

  • Learning and applying all aspects of aluminium fabrication
  • General sweeping up around the factory
  • Helping load/move finished product
  • Becoming an integral part of the team
  • Proving your excellent work ethic To be considered for this role you must display:
  • A willingness to learn and retain information
  • An outstanding work ethic
  • The ability to methodically complete the job at hand
  • Hands on skills
  • Absolute reliability Any applicants for this role will need to have an appropriate license and vehicle to get yourself to and from work each day. Regular, random drug testing is carried out – therefore you are required to be drug free to be considered. You must also agree to an ACC claims history check and Ministry of Justice criminal history check. Please click apply now and send me your CV.

To register your interest for this position, please apply online or send a cover letter and C.V. to: gaye@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Sales Support (Growth Potential)

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
  • Sales and administration
  • Potential to become a Key Account Manager
  • Varied and challenging role
  • Family-owned Ashburton company

Do you have a strong background in administration and are competent with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word? Are you driven, competent with sales, customer focused and like to find solutions? Do you enjoy connecting with people?

An opportunity has arisen for someone with the right attitude and aptitude to join a small Ashburton based team in a family-owned company.  This position will play a vital role in assisting the growth and success of this expanding business.

Your main responsibilities would involve providing admin support to the Sales Account Manager by sourcing products through to calculating and presenting client proposals, making appointments, following up enquiries via phone and working with the Sales Account Manager to help look after specific customer accounts. There is definite growth potential for the right person to expand their knowledge and become a Key Account Manager servicing their own client portfolio.

To be successful you must:

  • Enjoy connecting with clients and finding customer focused solutions
  • Strong work ethic with a drive to maintain customer service
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Friendly and professional approach
  • Ability to learn quickly and show initiative
  • Driven and motivated to sell and exceed team targets
  • Competent administrator with advanced Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Reliable and trustworthy

This position would suit someone with experience in sales and administration, has excellent customer service and has the flexibility to assist in other areas as required. This is an office-based position where you will be connecting with clients over the phone and via Zoom so you must have a friendly and professional approach.

40 hours per week, this is a full-time permanent position, Monday to Friday, 8.00am-5.00pm. This role offers a lot of variety, a new office environment and no weekend work.  On-going training can be provided for those wanting to up-skill and grow.

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

If you this role sounds like you, please email your CV and Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Forklift Operator

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Our Timaru client specializes in producing and supplying ingredients for the pet food industry globally. They are looking for a temp forklift driver.

  • Short term role, with potential to be ongoing.
  • Pay rate is up to $27/h for the right person.
  • Monday – Friday, 6am – 4pm or 8am – 6pm (can be flexible)

For this position we are looking for someone who is:

  • Physically fit, on and off the forklift.
  • Experienced forklift driver with appropriate endorsements.
  • Good basic Math and reading.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Detail focused and efficient.

The role is a short term role, in Timaru. To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz, or call me on 03 688 8367.

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Short Term Labourer Wanted!

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Our Timaru client specializes in producing and supplying ingredients for the pet food industry globally. They are looking for a general labourer.

  • Short term role, with potential to be ongoing.
  • $24/h for the right person and skill level.
  • Monday – Friday, 6am – 4pm or 8am – 6pm (can be flexible)

For this position we are looking for someone who is:

  • Physically fit.
  • Able to work at pace.
  • Able to carry 20kgs with ease.
  • Detail focused and efficient.
  • A clean worker who likes to keep a tidy work place.

To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz, or call me on 03 688 8367.

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Furniture Removalist / Driver

Friday, May 13th, 2022
  • Start ASAP for the right person
  • Monday to Friday work with the very occasional Saturday
  • Great team culture

Class 2 licence is preferred but not essential, however you will need to be a good driver with patience and good driving habits. This is a customer driven role and you will be providing services to your own customer base. Therefore, you will need to be a professional person with good people skills. You will also need to be have a reasonable level of fitness as you will be loading and unloading the products yourself.

There is heavy lifting involved and does require you to pitch in with the team uplifting household removal items. If you have

  • A Full, Clean class 2 Drivers licence
  • Determination to make the role yours
  • A confident and safe driving style
  • A good level of strength and fitness

We would love to hear from you.

You will be subject to a Ministry of Justice check. Our client has an Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace.

Please send your CV through to me at lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 021 3660621 to discuss this opportunity.

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Service Station Site Manager

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022
  • Hands-on Management Role
  • Great hours with excellent remuneration
  • Lead and inspire a small team
  • Ashburton based

Do you have previous management experience and know how to get the best out of people? Can you manage the day-to-day operations of a business and have good business acumen? Are you professional, approachable and customer focused?

We are seeking an experienced hands-on Manager, who has excellent people skills, to take control of the day to day running of a busy Ashburton based Service Station. You will be responsible to lead a small team ensuring that ALL customers experience exceptional service while enjoying a clean, well displayed and friendly environment.   

Responsibilities include:

  • Mentoring and supervising staff
  • Setting and maintaining rosters
  • Assigning and monitoring store functions
  • Recruiting and interviewing
  • Training on site
  • Staff performance reviews
  • Coaching and disciplining staff
  • Daily Reconciliation and banking
  • Maintaining stock levels and regular stock takes
  • Ordering stock and receipting stock into the system
  • Manage workplace Health & Safety
  • Weekly reports

Ongoing training courses will be provided where appropriate.

To be successful you need to have the relevant management experience in day-to-day operations, ability to build strong relationships, leadership, customer focus, business acumen, cash handling, sales experience and to be a team player. A background in Service Station Management is preferred but not essential so long as you have the appropriate skill set, personality, and attitude. 

This is a permanent position working Monday to Friday with hours 7am-3pm with on-call in weekends if there is a problem. If there are any issues on the weekend this can generally be sorted over the phone as the staff are experienced and can normally handle any issues as they arise.

A job description is available on request.

If this sounds like just the role for you, email your CV and Cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz  or alternatively contact Jo Keig on 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

Summary

Service Station Site Manager required for a hands on role based in Ashburton. Great hours with excellent remuneration, Monday to Friday, 7am-3pm.

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Electrical Technician (Agricultural)

Thursday, April 28th, 2022
  • Ashburton based locally owned company
  • Comes with vehicle, phone + tool allowance
  • Varied role working in agriculture sector plus on residential and commercial projects
  • Overtime rates included

Are you an experienced Electrical Technician looking for a change? Do you have a NZ EWRB Electrical Certification? Do you enjoy a varied role where no two days can be the same?

Our client is a family-owned business who have been operating in Ashburton in the agricultural sector for over 30 years.  Due to the high demand of their quality product and continual market and company growth, they require a NZ Qualified Electrical Technician that can service their customers’ requirements in the Mid Canterbury, South Island region and beyond.

This is a key role to support a growing customer base and will include diagnosis of Pump faults, residential and commercial aspects, VSD installations, LED light programming, Switch board inspection, installation and repair. You will be responsible for electrical design, repairs, maintenance and installations, commissioning, servicing and repairs.

This is a hands-on role which will suit someone who is comfortable working autonomously with the support of a good team, is enthusiastic and motivated, and above all is reliable and trustworthy. You will have good written and verbal communication skills, have a solid background as an electrician, preferably in the agricultural sector in irrigation and have engineering experience.

To be considered for this position you will have:

  • A current NZ Electrical practising licence – EWRB Registered
  • Awareness of NZ Health & Safety
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • An understanding of the rural sector and farming
  • PLC Programming experience
  • AutoCAD
  • Excellent people skills and is customer focused
  • A positive and proactive attitude with ability to adapt
  • An understanding of hydraulics and pumps is desirable but not necessary

To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent organisational skills and record-keeping, be able to build solid relationships with colleagues and external clients and be able to problem solve.

The hours for this role are day shift, Monday to Friday 7.00am-5.00pm along with rostered on-call weekends. Overtime is paid at time and half after 50 hours.  

If you are looking for a role that presents daily challenges and variety then this may be the position for you. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and must be conviction free.

A job description is available on request.

For further information contact Jo Keig on (03)308 9675 or email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Labourer/Digger Operator

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

Labourer Wanted in the Water Industry

  • Our client is New Zealand’s go-to company for water treatment, reticulation and maintenance services. People enjoy working for them because no two days are ever the same and the opportunities are limitless. The role will involve physical labour and heavy lifting and a Level 4 Reticulation qualification will be offered to the right person.

Skills & Experience

  • Great attitude and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Full Class 1 license essential and Class 2, W,T,R desired but not essential.
  • Must be physically strong, fit and self-motivated
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Good work ethic

You will need to undergo a Pre-Employment Drug test and a Ministry of Justice Check Please send in your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 027 3660621 to enquire about this amazing opportunity.

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EXPERIENCED FORKLIFT OPERATOR – START NOW!!!

Thursday, April 21st, 2022

Our Temuka based client requires a capable, experienced and mature minded Forklift Operator who is accurate and can work at pace. You will enjoy a busy day and be pleased to show us your skills!

You will possess the following:

  • Current F & OSH
  • Demonstrated Forklift experience, confident and competent working with fragile product
  • Able to work at pace and confident while doing so
  • You will understand and appreciate my client’s respect for Health and Safety.
  • A “can do” proactive work ethic, along with being reliable.
  • You must have a current licence and reliable transport.

This role is working only Mondays – Fridays, 6am – 4.30pm with no weekends. During the quiet period days of work  will be Monday to Thursday.

We are finding more and more that a good temporary worker is often considered for a full time role if you can prove yourself. It is important that the successful applicant is in a position to commence this role close to immediately.

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

Double vaccination is mandatory with our client and you must be able to present proof of this.

YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ABLE TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND ON A LONG TERM BASIS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

Apply now for this role or get more information by contacting Lisa Forbes Recruitment Consultant, lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 027 366 0621

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OFFICE ADMINISTRATORS – TEMP WORK – SOUTH CANTERBURY

Monday, April 11th, 2022

We are looking for experienced administrators who are available for short and long term temporary assignments in the South Canterbury region.

Attributes that are a must to be considered for these roles:

    • Friendly and organised
    • The ability to multi task with ease and a smile
    • A positive attitude and enjoy being the go to person
    • Professional presentation

To be successful in these assignments you will need to demonstrate experience and competency in:

    • Customer service
    • Microsoft office – in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
    • General administration support including travel arrangements, email inbox management, typing and filing
    • Verbal and written communication must be of a high standard
    • Accounts Payable and Receivable (useful but not necessary in all roles)

At this stage we are only looking for candidates who are available to work full days. So please do not apply if you are only looking for part time hours.

If you possess the above skills and experience please reply today with your CV and Covering Letter in WORD format outlining your current situation and availability to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz.

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

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EXPERIENCED CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT BASED IN TIMARU, SOUTH CANTERBURY

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Our client is a long established and respected Timaru accounting firm with a stellar reputation who has offered full accounting services and advisory to South Canterbury business both large and small, for many years.    They pride themselves on their ability to partner with their clients and give them the financial advice, support and vision that they need to succeed.

Due to continued growth they are on the lookout for a New Zealand experienced Chartered Accountant who is able to complete a range of general processing work for their valued clients.  Applicants will need to be a NZ qualified CA with 2+ years PQE min. You will have processed accounts to Accountant level in a commercial business environment and have an affinity and understanding for this work. You will enjoy liasing with your strong business portfolio. This would be an ideal opportunity for an individual who has a passion for accounting and wishes to advance their career in a team environment with a great culture.. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business advisory and related solutions
  • GST preparation & filing
  • Payroll processing
  • Annual accounts preparation
  • Income tax return preparation

Applications are invited from individuals who thrive in a deadline driven environment, who have great time management skills and who enjoy working with a range of people, businesses and cultures.  Experience using Xero, Cash Manager, MYOB and other Financial Accounting Software would be an advantage.  Attractive compensation is available to the successful candidate.

You must currently be legally able to work in New Zealand permanently on an ongoing basis and you must have New Zealand experience in accounting.  Any applicants who do not fit this criteria will not be considered. 

To register your interest in this position, please email your CV to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz with a Cover Letter. 

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WANT TO GET STARTED IN A STORES ROLE ……..

Monday, April 11th, 2022

We are seeking invested, energetic individuals with at least basic maths ability to work in permanent, contract and temp roles within stores in a variety of industries. We have found more often than not, that candidates who show reliability, flexibility and workplace ethics, often find themselves being retained in a permanent positions, and we have a few positions who are likely to result in permanent roles.

You should display the following attributes:

  • A team player who is proud of their work
  • Attention to detail and good mathematical ability
  • Previous Warehousing or Inward/Outward goods experience preferable, but not necessary.
  • Pride in the quality of your work
  • Physical fitness
  • You will be well presented, clean and tidy
  • F/OSH is an advantage however willing to train the right person

If you consider yourself to have the above qualities, please give us a call!

In order to be eligible to apply for this role, you will need to have a current, legal right to work within New Zealand.

Applicants will be subject to MoJ and ACC checks and must be drug and alcohol free.

Please send your CV and Cover letter to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

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ACCOUNTS TO TRIAL BALANCE ??????

Monday, April 11th, 2022

We are seeking Xero and MYOB experienced candidates, experienced in accounts at least to Trial Balance who is able to come in and keep our clients “ships steady!”

You will be confident in your offering and a real team player. You will enjoy spread-sheeting and possess attention to detail.

You must have NZ accounting experience and a current legal right to work in the country.

Attractive rates are offered, dependent on experience.

A Ministry of Justice check will apply.

Please attach a Cover Letter and CV in WORD format and send to jo@personnelplacments.co.nz

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EXPERIENCED STORE PERSON? F&OSH REQUIRED

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Our client, based in Temuka, South Canterbury, is seeking an experienced Store Person to lead a small team of skilled operators to assist with their drive towards manufacturing excellence.

  • Permanent – Full Time opportunity – 40 hours per week with occasional flexibility
  • Leading day to day warehousing and forklift operations
  • Diverse, collaborative, family centered and supportive working environment in Temuka.

About the Company:

Temuka based, our client is a leader within their chosen industry and has a large presence throughout NZ and Australia, with growth into Asia, employing over 6000 staff. Their success is attributable to world-class manufacturing standards and competencies, commercial pragmatism and a culture that has a passionate customer focus. We expect your mindset will be the same! They have a reputation for being innovative, customer focused and progressive. Working towards the development and improvement of quality, safety and environmental standards within their two NZ plants, this is a great opportunity to contribute to the company’s success whilst enhancing your career.

About the Role: Workings as part of the Operations team, this is a hands on supervisory role, paramount to the role is providing strong initiative and operational leadership to the wider site. Key responsibilities include: *Maintaining uncompromising health, safety and quality standards *Supervising and fostering a team environment where ‘get it done’ is paramount amongst all members *Owning all warehousing, inventory and forklift functions to a best practice standard

  • Support the Production Supervisor to ensure all inventory items are managed in line with 5S, FIFO and to a best practise standard.
  • Demonstration of understanding and commitment to continuous improvement. To be successful in this role you will have:
  • A forklift licence & OSH, must be experienced in all aspects of forklift operation
  • Proven experience leading a small autonomous team
  • Attention to detail and highly motivated
  • Proven knowledge of Health and Safety in a factory environment
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Adaptable initiative and be a quick adapter of necessary change
  • A sense of humour along with a ‘can do’ attitude that will support all team members
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical/drug/alcohol test
  • Candidates subject to Ministry of Justice and ACC Check

If you want to work for a great reputable company and take up this fantastic opportunity then look no further.

Applicants for this position must have a current LEGAL right to work in New Zealand. Please apply with your Cover letter, CV in WORD format to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Commercial Cleaning/Pest Control Technician Role

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

This is a fabulous opportunity for a mature minded person who would like to develop a career in the commercial cleaning/pest control arena. You will be out and about on the road, no day will be the same, and work will be at different locations around the South Canterbury region.

The skills and attributes required are:

  • Attention to detail
  • Hard working
  • Honest and reliable
  • Flexibility – hours are 8am start with variable finish times due to the nature of the work and travel. Days of work are Monday to Friday, with occasional weekends and on-call at times

The minimum licence requirement is Restricted, however Full is preferred. Your licence must be clean with no charges pending. As you are going into residential homes and businesses, our client has a minimum double vax mandate. MoJ and ACC checks will apply, a drug test may be requested.

Please send your Cover Letter and up to date CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

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LABOURERS – PORT, SCAFFOLDING, FACTORY WORK

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Personnel Placements specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the South 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 assignments with immediate start.

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

  • Factory Labouring
  • Port work
  • Scaffold labouring
  • General Labouring
  • Process Operators
  • Osh and F Endorsed

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. The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team is very important.

Successful applicants will need to:
-Pass a pre-employment drug test
-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 South Canterbury, it would be beneficial to have your own transport, and a current, clean licence.

To register your interest, please send your details through to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz stating your availability and the type of work you are looking for. YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND

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

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LIGHT LABOUR, HEAVY LABOUR – WE HAVE JOBS FOR YOU

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

We have a range of clients seeking reliable, physically fit labourers, whether it is heavy or light labour – no matter who you are, we have a job for you. It may be that you are looking for pocket money a few days a week or a month, or you might want a longer term role – we have them all. Remember that a good temporary employee can often become permanent!

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

  • Factory Labouring
  • General Labouring
  • Port Labouring
  • Osh and F Endorsed

In order to succeed in many of our assignments, you will have strong communication skills, and you will be physically fit. For our heavy labour roles you will be able to consistently complete manual handling and heavy lifting duties. The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team is very important.

Successful applicants will need to:

  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Be physically fit and able to do heavy, manual labouring consistently
  • Have a high level of reliability and absolute commitment to the role that we provide you with

Whilst most of these roles are based in South Canterbury, it would be beneficial to have your own transport, and a current, clean licence.

Personnel Placements specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the South and 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.

To register your interest, please send your CV and a Cover Letter to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz stating your availability and the type of work you are looking for. YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND

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CASUAL LIGHT LABOUR CONTRACTS

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Not all labouring roles need to be heavy – we can offer roles within factory and stores environments that need a degree of fitness, but not always brute strength! These roles will appeal to a wide variety of people wanting casual work.

However you do need to be:

  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Flexible
  • Committed to undertake the assignment that you have agreed to
  • Fit
  • Drug and alcohol free
  • Conviction free for the past 8 years, with no pending charges

In return we offer you the option of ongoing casual work to suit your schedule, and a weekly deposit in your bank account should you choose to work that regularly. I would love to hear from you so call Lisa Forbes on 03 688 8367 or you can email me at lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz.

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Stores Manager

Monday, March 28th, 2022
  • Locally family-owned company
  • Agricultural industry
  • Experienced leader to take ownership
  • Company vehicle + Phone

Do you have previous experience in Warehouse Management? Have you worked in the agricultural sector and are familiar with Irrigation?

We are looking for a professional and customer service-orientated Store Manager to oversee daily operations at our busy new store based in Ashburton. As the Store Manager you will supervise the operational and organisational standards of the store and will be expected to lead, coach, and develop a small team of four. 

The purpose of the role is to ensure the warehouse operates smoothly and customers’ expectations (external and internal) are met within specific deadlines – especially during seasonal peaks.

The ideal candidate must be able to improve customer satisfaction and have comprehensive management of the store and all its day-to-day functions. In addition to being an excellent communicator, you should also demonstrate outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Day to day operations
  • Logistics and invoicing
  • People Management
  • Part of Management Team
  • Health and Safety

To be successful you will need:

  • Strong leadership and customer management ability
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic business acumen
  • Customer service orientated
  • Able to adapt to different people and situations
  • Take responsibility for the success of the team
  • Priority Setting and know what is important
  • Attention to Detail and accuracy
  • Motivation and drive

To be successful, you will need previous experience in Management and Customer Service within a stores or warehouse environment, preferably in agriculture and be competent with computer systems. This is a full-time permanent position, Monday to Friday and ½ day Saturdays as required during seasonal peaks.

To be considered for this position please email your current CV and Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone Jo Jamison on 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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