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Forklift Superstar – Day Shift

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Our client is on the lookout for motivated and skilled forklift drivers with a F endorsement and/or current OSH licencing to join the day shift team for a local seed processing plant. They are looking for a hard working individual to fit in with the day to day running of their operations with the potential for the role to become permanent for the right person.

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:
• Current F Endorsement and/or OSH licensing
• Be physically fit and be able to handle manual lifting duties.
• Good communication skills
• Be able to work in a team environment but also individually
• Previous experience loading and unloading trucks
• Having a drivers licence and your own reliable transport would place your application at an advantage however is not essential.

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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Year Round Work Chasing The Seasons

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

Personnel Placements are looking for reliable, honest, team players to join our Core Crew. As part of this team, you will be working all year round for our clients filling their various seasonal roles.
Advantages of joining our core crew are: a variety of different roles, scenery, progression growth and skills you will gain, not to mention the friendships you’ll make with the luxury of working for the same employer and gaining all the benefits of a permanent job!

Duties may include:
• Vegetable harvests and grading
• Packing products
• Working with crops and seeds
• General labouring
• Factory processing
• Transplanting
• Supervisor / driver opportunities

No experience is required; however, the ideal candidate will bring the following work attributes:
• The desire to learn and obtain new skills
• Good communication
• The ability to work harmoniously in a team environment
• No drivers licence is required, however could place your application at an advantage.

Not wanting to commit to something ongoing? We also have positions available to accommodate individuals’ needs.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to: ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz. If you do not have a CV please call Ashleigh on 03 308 9675

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 – Local knowledge – National reach – Specialist 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.

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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GOOD WITH TOOLS?? RELIABLE LABOURER WANTED!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

• Variety of work
• Locally owned business
• Work with a friendly, high performing team

If you are reliable, have a great work ethic, fit, healthy and prepared to work long hours, we would like to hear from you! The long term contract role that we have is a varied role working for a local engineering company who are highly thought of, and treat their staff the same way.

You will be an experienced labourer who enjoys “tinkering” with machinery, nuts and bolts etc. You will be supporting a professional team undoing bolts, carrying gas bottles and generally using this role as a good opportunity to improve your skill set and meet new people.

You will be fully vaxxed and willing to undergo Rapid Antigen testing from time to time, given the location of your work. Just as importantly you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check plus have a relevant working visa if you are not a citizen.

Hours are Monday to Saturday 6am – 6pm, however there may be some flexibility to commence work at 7am for the right person.

If you are serious about working and are ready to start work now please contact Lisa on 027 366 0621 to discuss further or email your application, preferably with a Cover Letter to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Skilled Hammerhands or DIY’ers Keen to Learn more!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

We are looking for 2 x skilled builders/hammer-hands and 2 x fit labourers who love DIY, ideal role for the home handyman, or those who enjoy working with wood and want to learn more within the industry. You don’t have to be a qualified carpenter, you just have to possess common sense and take initiative when needed. This is an immediate start with a great remuneration for the right people.

Hours as below:

  • Monday 8.00am – 6.00pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6.30am – 6.00pm
  • Friday 6.30am – 2.00pm

You will possess a good work ethic, be totally reliable and be willing to undergo drug testing and a Ministry of Justice check.

This is a very secure role for experienced builders or hammer-hands and a gateway into the industry for suitable labourers. Don’t delay and miss out – call me now!

Send your CV and Cover Letter to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz, or call me on 03 688 8367.

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Permanent Class 2 driver!

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Our client requires a Class 2 Driver with an immediate start for the right person. You will need to be clean-cut and presentable as you will be dealing with customers face to face on a daily basis. If you have your Class 2 Licence but do not have a lot of experience our client is willing to dedicate time for full training.

We are looking for a Superstar all-rounder who is happy to combine driving with some labour, you need to be physically able and capable of lifting.

There is the opportunity to move into a leadership role further down the line and oversee the day to day running of the crew on your job site. You need to be a forward thinker and lead the way with a good positive attitude. Trouble shooting and identifying issues are key attributes our client is looking for.

You will need to have a Clean Licence, be fully vaccinated and prepared to undergo a Drug screening and Ministry of Justice background check.

If this sounds like you then please apply asap to me at lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or 0273660621

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Store Person

Thursday, January 20th, 2022
  • Local family-owned company
  • Agricultural industry
  • Time and ½ after 50 hours

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at a leading provider of irrigation solutions servicing Mid Canterbury clients. If you thrive in a role that has a demand for accuracy alongside efficient and effective time management, we currently have a full-time, permanent vacancy for your next challenge.


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. This would suit someone who is familiar with agricultural machinery and parts, has knowledge of fittings and irrigation systems and is good at finding solutions and fixing problems.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining stock levels
  • Receiving incoming goods
  • Receipting outgoing goods
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Packing and dispatching phone/fax/email orders
  • Packing/sorting project or service job parts
  • Entering/allocating parts into computer system
  • Ensuring store is kept clean and presentable
  • HT Licence, F Endorsement and OSH forklift preferable

This is a full-time permanent position working Monday to Friday including rostered Saturdays during peak season. Hours during summer are 7am-5pm with overtime as required and winter hours are 8am-5pm dependant on customer demands.

Benefits Include:

  • Time and ½ after 50 hours
  • Quarterly Breakfast
  • Drinks after work each Friday

To be successful, you will need previous experience with stores or warehouse work, be competent with computer systems, physically fit as there will be some heavy lifting, show initiative, be accurate and have excellent communication and customer service skills.

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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Strong general Labourer required *FULL-TIME*

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Our client requires a strong general Labourer to join their team with an immediate start. You will be working with a great team in a Food Manufacturing Business. Days/Hours of work are Tuesday to Saturday with the odd Sunday as required. Hours will be 12.30pm to 8pm/9pm.

This is an ongoing role with no end date at this stage.

The successful person will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Fit and able-bodied
  • Able to lift 20kg repeatedly
  • Work weekends as needed
  • Have a good attitude and contribute positively to a team
  • Undergo a Ministry of Justice check

This is a great opportunity to keep fit and avoid the costs of a gym!

Contact me asap to learn more about this role – lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 027 366 0621

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Class 2 & Class 4 – Permanent roles available

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Our client is searching for their next couple of Superstar Drivers to join their team. You will be joining an established company with a great culture. Full training will be given on the job

You must have:

  • A clean Class 2/Class 4 license
  • Demonstrated driving experience
  • Physically fit, honest and reliable
  • Good customer service skills, happy to help load and unload when required
  • Compliant with all health and safety policies and procedures

You will need to undergo MoJ and ACC checks and be drug free. Drug testing may apply.

Contact me today to learn more about this role lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz;  027 366 0621

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Plastics Process Technician –Night Shift

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021
  • Leadership Opportunity
  • Overtime rates and allowances
  • Fantastic Team and Culture
  • Clean, safe and efficient environment

Are you experienced in organising and leading a team in a manufacturing environment? Do you have a certificate in Plastics Processing Moulding Level 3 or Equivalent? Do you have a good understanding of NZ Health and Safety standards and able to implement new procedures?

About the role

We are looking for a hands-on Process Technician who will be responsible for the Night Shift’s production of various plastic products in the Rotational Moulding Department. You will be organising the workload and leading the Night Shift Team to ensure Health and Safety is adhered to and to manage the quality of products and the environment. As part of this role, you will provide on-going support and training to ensure the team meets daily, weekly and monthly objectives by guiding them and promoting a productive, safe and efficient environment.

The Person

To be a star performer in this role, you’ll have strong production experience, a resilient approach to your work, plus whole lot of drive and energy! 

Required Experience and Knowledge

  • Previous leadership experience required
  • Rotational Moulding Experience desirable
  • Forklift Licence and Gantry Crane desirable
  • Understanding of Health & Safety practices of LOTO & JSEAs
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Competent with computer systems and proficient with MANGO

This position is Night Shift shift working Monday to Thursday from 4.00pm-4.00am with overtime rates and allowances. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and must be conviction free.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading and stable company who are an industry leader in their field. For further information contact Jo Keig on (03)308 9675 or email your CV and Cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

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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OFFICE ADMINISTRATORS – TEMP WORK – SOUTH CANTERBURY

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

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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Recruitment/Business Development Consultant

Sunday, December 19th, 2021
  • Salary + commission with uncapped earning potential
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Rewarding and challenging role with daily variety
  • Opportunity for personal growth and development

Do you understand the business cycle? Are you used to dealing with everyone from CEO’s through to labourers? Are you dedicated and committed to succeed? Do you have a proven networking and sales ability, aligned with a practical nature and able to think outside of the square? Can you communicate effectively and build strong, long-lasting relationships? We are seeking a diverse professional to work as an integral part of a small and high performing team, who are driven to grow and succeed.

Based in the Timaru office , this exciting and challenging role will require you to hit the ground running. Every day will be diverse and fulfilling; you will be dealing with people from all walks of life, ensuring they gain employment. Whether it be Temporary or Permanent roles they are looking for, you will enjoy the adrenalin rush of successfully matching the right person to the right job! You will enjoy networking and building your knowledge to form successful business relationships, with a wide variety of clients and roles from General Labourers, Trades people, Office administrators, and eventually Managers through to Executive roles. Full training and support will be given to ensure you meet and exceed our reputation for finding the very best fit for Candidates and Clients every time.

This golden opportunity is best suited to someone who enjoys working in a high paced environment, is flexible and adaptable to work extra hours if required however standard hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

This exciting opportunity requires;

  • Commitment and determination to succeed
  • Ability to think outside the square and use initiative
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Confidence networking and establishing new relationships
  • Proficient with computers and Microsoft programmes
  • Capable of learning new processes and systems quickly

We have a great working environment and are seeking someone that has a positive can-do attitude, with a diverse skill set who can compliment our existing team and celebrate our future success. Previous recruitment experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.
Personnel Placements Ltd are employment specialists who have an excellent reputation for providing high calibre recruitment services in Mid and South Canterbury and have done so for over 21 years. Apply in the strictest confidence with Cover Letter and Resume to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz.

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EXPERIENCED CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT BASED IN TIMARU, SOUTH CANTERBURY

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

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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ACCOUNTS TO TRIAL BALANCE ??????

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

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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AMAZING OPPORTUNITY – PROPERTY LAWYER MIN 3 YEARS PQE

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

An opportunity exists for a successful Property Lawyer to join our client’s growing team and live in our idyllic town.

Our client is looking for:

  • 3 years min PQE NZ experience in Property
  • Outstanding written and spoken English
  • Attention to detail
  • Building and maintaining client relationships
  • You will be an inclusive team player who is supportive of your colleagues

If working with a reputable firm with a positive team culture, ongoing support with training and career advancement is what attracts you, then please apply today.

To be considered for this position you will need to be a New Zealand resident with New Zealand work experience or hold a relevant work visa.

ALL ENQUIRIES WILL BE TREATED IN THE UTMOST CONFIDENCE.

Please apply with a Cover Letter and your C.V to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

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EXPERIENCED STORE PERSON? F&OSH REQUIRED

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

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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Sales Support (Full time)

Thursday, December 9th, 2021
  • Sales and administration
  • Varied and challenging role
  • Growth potential

Do you have a strong background in administration and are competent with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word? Are you 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 as this business continues to expand.

This position would suit someone with experience in Sales and Administration, excellent customer service and who has the flexibility to assist in other areas as required.

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
  • Able to work closely within a team to meet the same goal
  • Competent typist with advanced Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Reliable and trustworthy

This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, 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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Skilled Hammer Hand

Friday, November 26th, 2021

We are looking for 2 x fit labourers who love DIY, the ideal role for the home handyman. You don’t have to be a qualified carpenter, you just have to possess common sense and take initiative when needed. This is an immediate start with great remuneration for the right person.

Hours as below:

Monday 8.00am – 6.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6.30am – 6.00pm Friday 6.30am – 2.00pm

Make a move now and get in contact by either giving me a call on 027 366 0621 or email me with an up to date CV – lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

 

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SHORT & LONG TERM LABOURING ROLES AVAILABLE!

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

We have multiple vacancies for labourers ready to start work now! Short and long work available. Some shift work and nights available

4.30pm – 10.00pm – Monday to Friday
6.00pm – 2.30pm with the possibility of extra hours – Sunday to Thursday with every 2nd Friday
7.00am – 5pm physical labouring roles, must have a good level of fitness and strength – Monday to Friday

Also looking for 2 superstars to work at the front line with customers, you need to be able to interact well with customers, mathematically clued up and have a degree of fitness as there will be some lifting involved. Bonus if you have your Forklift licence or be open to getting your licence. This is likely to be a Permanent role for the right people.

Please email me on lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or 027 366 0621 as soon as possible and let me know which role you are interested in.

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Customer Services Representative

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
  • Full time position, 40 hours per week
  • Ashburton based
  • Well established local company

We are looking for an experienced Customer Service Representative who has good administration ability to join their team in Ashburton. You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills and a result driven focus, ensuring the needs of all internal and external customers are met to a high standard.

This position will involve taking orders through the Customer Service Contact Centre and products being dispatched through their dedicated Warehouse teams. All products are manufactured on-site and comprise of two main areas making plastic pipe and tanks.

About the role:

  • Delivering great customer focused solutions and a high level of customer service
  • Receiving and processing orders by phone and email, accurately and in a timely manner
  • Contributing proactively to the team’s targets

About you:

  • Have a high attention to detail and be known to follow through
  • Be able to quickly build trusted relationships
  • Have a professional manner and fantastic communications skills

To be successful in this position, you must be able to work efficiently, pick up systems quickly and cope with the busyness during the peak season. A full training programme will be provided.

If you believe you have the relevant skill set and a customer service approach, then email your CV and Cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz by 5pm Friday 19 November.

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Motor Mechanic

Thursday, October 7th, 2021
  • Well established Ashburton Company
  • Modern Central Heated Workshop
  • Great Team Environment
  • Broad range of work

Our client provides extensive vehicle maintenance, car servicing, restoration work and engine rebuilding for all makes and models of classic and vintage cars from their workshop in Ashburton. They are a locally owned and operated, well-respected workshop, looking for their next Motor Mechanic.

They offer a great team environment with a huge variety of work in their workshop which is large, bright, clean, and very well equipped.

You will hold either a current qualification or have a proven background in mechanics, with the ability to repair and restore as opposed to replacing parts. We are looking for someone who knows their stuff, enjoys being busy, can organise themselves, has a high standard of workmanship and likes job satisfaction. 

This role is a full-time position working Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm and offers a competitive hourly rate. The successful applicant will need to supply their own basic tools, everything else is supplied in their well-equipped workshop. A weekly tool allowance is included along with pre-arranged personal use of the workshop out of hours and in-house staff discounts on parts. 

If you have a passion for classic and vintage cars and like a broad range of work, then this could be the challenge and rewarding role that you are looking for!

Unfortunately, due to border closures, we cannot accept applications from offshore migrants at present. This vacancy is therefore only open to NZ citizens, residents, and those with Open Work Visas.

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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Irrigation Labourers

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
  • Locally owned Ashburton company
  • Working in a small team
  • Outdoor working environment

We are currently seeking full time labourers for an increasingly busy irrigation company based in Ashburton. The role will involve working in a team to help with repair work and assembly of pivot irrigators around Mid Canterbury.

The company are busy and need honest, reliable, and hardworking people to join their team. You will need to have a positive attitude, be physically fit, enjoy working in a team environment and be familiar with power tools. Full training will be given but an understanding of farm operations would be helpful. 

You will need to:

  • Be motivated, reliable and punctual
  • Be physically fit and prepared to work full days
  • Have practical skills and good common sense
  • Keen to learn with a positive attitude
  • Enjoy working outside

If you are looking for a change and enjoy working outdoors, then send your application in today. Email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for more information.

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Forklift Yardman

Friday, September 10th, 2021
  • Clean and safe environment
  • Overtime rates and allowances
  • Busy environment during peak season

Are you competent operating forklift? Do you have warehousing or storeman experience? Do you have good communication, literacy, and numerical skills?

This position is a hands-on role to assist distribution and to effectively ensure a smooth flow with inwards goods, picking, packing, and dispatching orders. This role will involve loading and unloading trucks and containers with the forklift, shifting stock around the yard, inventory control, some computer work and physical labouring. You can expect to be operating the forklift 80% of the time and 20% completing paperwork for freight consignments.

Experience in warehousing, logistics and forklift operation is essential as the environment can be hi-paced during seasonal peaks, you must also be able to work extra hours to meet customer demands as required. You will maintain a high level of H&S and be accurate and methodical in your work.

To be considered for this position you will have:

  • Current OSH Forklift and preferably F Endorsement
  • Competent with forklift operation
  • Working knowledge of NZ Health and Safety
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Have an excellent work ethic and be reliable
  • Flexibility to do extra hours

This position is Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday morning during seasonal peaks, 40 hours per week with overtime as required, overtime rates and allowances are included.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test and must be conviction free to meet company policy.

For further information contact Jo Jamison on (03)308 9675 or email your cover letter and CV to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz 

 

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Class 5 Drivers – Harvest Season

Friday, September 10th, 2021
  • Guaranteed 40 hours per week
  • Variety of bulk cartage work
  • Local family owned company

Do you have truck driving experience in the agricultural industry? Are you competent driving a truck and trailer?

We are currently seeking skilled class 5 truck drivers for the up-coming harvest season to cart a range of bulk products such as silage, grain and fertiliser throughout Mid Canterbury.

You must have:

  • A Class 5 license with a clean driving record
  • Experience driving a truck and trailer unit and backing
  • Physically fit, honest and reliable
  • Flexible working hours
  • Compliant with all health and safety policies and procedures

You will need to be flexible with hours, there will be times when you will need to work longer when the weather is right and you must be able to work well as a part of a team. The roles are to cover the harvest season from October through until March but could be longer for the right person.

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

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Reliable Labourers

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

• Variety of work
• Mid Canterbury area
• Opportunity to grow

If you are reliable, fit, and healthy and are looking for temporary or permanent work, we would like to hear from you!

We have multiple positions throughout Mid Canterbury with various clients in the industrial and agricultural sectors and are needing good reliable people help meet our client needs.

Full Class 1 drivers licence is preferred but not essential so long as you are able get yourself to work. If you like variety and are open to different work options this can be a good opportunity to improve your skill set and meet new people.

If you are serious about working and are ready to start work now please contact Jo on 03 308 9675 to discuss further or email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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

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