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Experienced Service Technician – Ashburton

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

• Variety of outdoor work
• Vehicle plus phone
• Up to $30 per hr for the right skill set

Positions available in Ashburton.

Do you enjoy working in the agricultural sector and being outdoors? Are you mechanically minded and enjoy fixing things? Do you have experience as a Service Technician in the Irrigation Sector?

We are currently seeking a Service Technician for an Irrigation client based in Ashburton. Having been in the game of providing cost effective irrigation solutions for over a decade, they are a progressive company and a market leader in their industry.

This role is a permanent position for the right applicant and has plenty of room for growth within the company. You will be required to service pivot irrigators in the Mid and South Canterbury region which will include maintenance, repairs, servicing and fault finding. Ideally, the successful applicant will have previous experience as a Service Technician in the Irrigation sector, but those who are mechanically minded, have some electrical knowledge and have a maintenance background should still apply.

You will be required to have:
• A proven service/maintenance, mechanical or engineering background
• Be able to work autonomously
• Diagnostic and problem solving ability
• Pump knowledge or understanding
• High level of communication
• A full driver’s license

The hours are generally 7.30am start and can be 10 hour days during the peak season which is normally October through until February. During the main irrigation season there will also be rostered weekend work every third weekend and time and a half after 50 hours.

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

If you are looking for a change and want to be part of a successful and growing company then please send your CV and cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Dairy Farm Workers – No Experience Necessary!

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Let us help you find a role with an employer that values their staff. Our clients are always on the look out for hard working reliable dairy staff to fit into their farming teams. These roles vary from relief milking, permanent dairy assistant, herd managers and temporary dairy assistants.

To be successful for this position you must:
• Have a good work ethic and communication skills
• Be interested in understanding more about the dairy industry
• Willingness to learn hands on farm skills
• A drivers licence and reliable transport
• Previous dairy experience is not essential but may place your application at an advantage

No CV is required for this position.

Whether you have SOME or NO dairy experience, please apply online, email ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 03 308 9675 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must 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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LIGHT LABOUR, HEAVY LABOUR – WE HAVE JOBS FOR YOU

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

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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FACTORY MACHINE OPERATORS

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

• Clean, safe and efficient environment
• Overtime rates and allowances
• Opportunity for personal development and to upskill

Do you have experience in the plastics industry or in a factory environment? Are you competent operating machinery and taking measurements?

Our client has been operating in Ashburton for over 40 years and is part of a large global group that manufacture high quality plastic products to clients nationally and worldwide. Due to the high demand of their quality product and continual market and company growth, they require Factory Machine Operators to work set shifts on days and nights.

Night shift hours are 11.00pm-7.15am Monday to Friday. You will be operating plastic extruder machines to manufacture PE and PVC pipe while completing quality checks to ensure specific standards are met. OSH forklift would be considered favourable and full training will be provided.

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 and benefit from the opportunities offered by a global group.

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

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

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Drive-In Calf Rearing Position

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Our client is looking for a calf rearer / farm assistant to join their tight knit team over the calving period with the potential to carry through into the bulk of the season. This farm rears 300 replacements each year and has 1250 cows.

What this position will offer you:
• 40 hours per week
• A great team environment
• 6-1 roster over the calving period

To be successful for this position you must:
• Have had 1+ years’ experience calf rearing.
• Have general animal health knowledge
• Have an excellent work ethic and attitude to learn
• Ability to operate 4 wheel and two-wheel motorbikes
• Previous tractor driving experience is not essential but may place your application at an advantage.

This is a drive-in position located 10 minutes east of Ashburton, meaning a restricted or full drivers licence is required for this role.

If you have pride in what you do, are positive and enjoy seeing results please apply online, email ashleigh@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 03 308 9675 for more information.

Applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Ministry of Justice and ACC checks apply. Applicants must 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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Class 2 Delivery Driver Plus

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Do you want to work for an award winning, progressive, aluminium Joinery Company who believes in growing people. They are looking for an additional full time, permanent team member, to ensure the safe delivery of their products to building sites within the South Island.

Flexibility and a problem solving/number eight wire mentality is essential for this role as there will be the occasional time that an overnight stay is 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

Random drug testing is completed regularly and you must pass a pre-employment drug test. You will also be required to complete a Ministry of Justice Criminal History and ACC claims history checks

Apply now for this role or get more information by contacting Gaye 03 308 9675, email gaye@personnelplacements.co.nz.

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Seasonal Staff

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Are you looking to earn some extra income with out the cost of childcare?
Looking to get back into the workforce?
Want to get fit while you work?

We are looking for reliable, drug and injury free people to assist with our Hybrid Rape roguing – you will need to have yourself at our office each day on Moore Street ready to go by 8:45am and we will ensure you are back at our office by 2:45pm, from September through to mid December.

You need to have good attention to detail as you will be removing male plants from the female crop and using a counter to record how many plants are removed.

If this sounds like you, please send your application in to agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz or call Gaye – 03 308 9675.

All applicants must have a valid NZ work visa and willing to undergo ACC and Ministry of Justice checks.

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Recruitment/Business Development Consultant

Wednesday, July 21st, 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

Wednesday, July 21st, 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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FORKLIFT EXTRAORDINAIRE – F AND OSH QUALIFIED

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

We have a number of clients seeking a hardworking, reliable Forklift Operator, with experience, who is willing to labour as well.

You will possess the following:

  • Current F & Osh Endorsement
  • Good experience operating a Forklift
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • You will be fit and strong and able to follow instructions
  • 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.
YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ABLE TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND ON A LONG TERM BASIS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

Please send your cover letter and CV in word format to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

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ACCOUNTS TO TRIAL BALANCE ??????

Wednesday, July 21st, 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

Wednesday, July 21st, 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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STORES/OPERATIONS MANAGER

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Our client is a fast growing Timaru business with national outreach based in Washdyke, serving the accommodation and hospitality sectors.  They pride themselves on surpassing customer expectations and continue to grow due to an unwavering commitment to their loyal national client base.  The very root of this success is their well oiled warehouse operation, based on quality team members always performing at 110%.  Getting the right product out on time straight from order, means that this organisation’s client base returns every time!

Our client is seeking an experienced Stores/Operations Manager to join their high performing team of exceptional individuals.  Previously working at a senior level, you will demonstrate success and longevity in your previous roles, and you won’t object to being “Hands On” and working in harmony with your fellow Team Members.  

The successful candidate will undertake the following duties:

WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory level by conducting physical counts; reconciling with company systems.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisition for replacement.
  • Scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by orienting and training employees; and results by coaching, counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Warehouse managerial duties

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory level by conducting physical counts; reconciling with system.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisition for replacement.
  • Scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by orienting and training employees; and results by coaching, counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Operational job duties

  • Achieves warehouse actions operationally by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality and customer service standards resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends
  • Develops warehouse operations system by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, enforcing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management and shipping
  • Develops warehouse design by planning layout, product flow and product handling
  • Develops warehouse operations system improvement by analysing work process, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures
  • Secures property by developing protection and access policies and procedures; coordinating patrols with security department
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Accomplishes warehouse operations and organizations missing by completing related results as needed
  • Execute inventory control measures to ensure the company minimizes stock holding and maximizes stock system and paperwork accuracy
  • The role carries responsibility for working with purchasing, goods inward, and dispatch to ensure necessary functions are carried out correctly
  • The job role may include other reasonable duties/tasks from time to time
  • Achieves warehouse actions operationally by contributing warehouse operations information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality and customer service standards resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends
  • Develops warehouse operations system by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, enforcing, implementing and evaluating policies and procedures developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management and shipping
  • Develops warehouse design by planning layout, product flow and product handling
  • Develops warehouse operations system improvement by analysing work process, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures
  • Secures property by developing protection and access policies and procedures; coordinating patrols with security department
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Accomplishes warehouse operations and organizations missing by completing related results as needed
  • Execute inventory control measures to ensure the company minimizes stock holding and maximizes stock system and paperwork accuracy
  • The role carries responsibility for working with purchasing, goods inward, and dispatch to ensure necessary functions are carried out correctly
  • The job role may include other reasonable duties/tasks from time to time

We are keen to fill this position with the right candidate as soon as possible so don’t delay in applying, together with a Cover Letter and your CV, along with copies of any relevant qualifications or transcripts.

You must have a clean Driver’s Licence and your own reliable transport.

You will also need to have a Current Legal Right to work within New Zealand.

All applications will be subject to ACC, Ministry of Justice checks along with possible drug testing.

Please apply with a Cover Letter and CV, along with any qualification copies and transcripts to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

You must have a current, legal right to work within NZ in order to be considered for this role.

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LABOURERS – PORT, SCAFFOLDING, FACTORY WORK

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

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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OFFICE ADMINISTRATORS – TEMP WORK – SOUTH CANTERBURY

Tuesday, July 20th, 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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EXPERIENCED STORE PERSON? F&OSH REQUIRED

Tuesday, July 20th, 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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ARE YOU A FORKLIFT OPERATOR WITH EXPERIENCE?

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

We have a range of clients seeking experienced forklift drivers that are competent in both long and short forks along with loading at heights and reach. You must be able to demonstrate good accuracy and precision in previous roles. There will also be a small component of labour involved too.

You must have the below:

  • Current F & OSH Endorsement
  • Good experience operating a Forklift (long and short forks)
  • Operate a Forklift at speed with good accuracy and precision
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • You will be fit and strong and able to follow instructions
  • Ability to be part of a hardworking, tight knit team
  • Must be prepared to commit to any length of assignment that we may send you on
  • Flexibility to work day or night shift.

We are finding more and more that a good temporary worker is often considered for a full time role if you can prove yourself.

Personnel Placements Timaru specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the South Canterbury region. With our temporary roles, we look to place the right candidates with the right client to increase your chances of long term work.

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter in word format to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

All applicants must be willing to complete a Ministry of Justice check and able to pass a pre-employment drug test.
YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ABLE TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND ON A LONG TERM BASIS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

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ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED CLASS 2 DRIVER ….

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

We are seeking hardworking, reliable Class 2 drivers with good experience to fill both short and long term assignments – these assignments can often lead to permanent roles and is a good way for both parties to see whether they suit one another!

If you possess the following please apply below:

  • Good experience on a Class 2 licence
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • You will be fit and strong and able to follow instructions
  • Ability to commit at short notice
  • Be prepared to help out with labour as and when needed

If you have Forklift experience and an F/OSH certificate even better!

All applicants must be willing to complete a Ministry of Justice check and able to pass a pre-employment drug test. YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ABLE TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND ON A LONG TERM BASIS IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

Please email lisa@personnelplacments.co.nz

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PHYSICALLY FIT AND STRONG? TURN UP ON TIME??!

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

We are currently seeking physically strong individuals who are available for a range of temporary ongoing assignments with an immediate start. Often many of our roles don’t get to the point of being advertised – we fill them with existing candidates!

Successful applicants will need to:

  • Be physically fit and strong – able to lift 20kgs repetitively throughout the day
  • Available for an immediate start and can 100% commit to the duration of the assignment
  • Be resilient and not afraid of putting in a good days work
  • Be prepared to complete a Ministry of Justice check.
  • Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace

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.

Personnel Placements Timaru specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury regions. With our temporary roles, we look to place the right candidates with the right client to increase your chances of long term work.

To register your interest, please call Lisa Forbes on 03 688 8367 or send your details through to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz stating your availability. YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND

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Maintenance Electrician – Day shift

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
  • Fantastic Team Culture
  • Clean, safe and efficient environment
  • Opportunity for personal development
  • Day shift hours

Are you an experienced Maintenance Electrician looking for a change? Do you have a NZ EWRB Electrical Certification? Are you competent working as an electrician in the industrial environment?

Our client has been operating in Ashburton for over 40 years and is part of a large global group that manufacture high quality plastic products to clients nationally and worldwide.  Due to the high demand of their quality product and continual market and company growth, they require a NZ Qualified Electrician to support their manufacturing process.

You will provide electrical maintenance and support to the manufacturing plant by ensuring all electrical systems within the plant are operating correctly, responding promptly to any breakdowns and ensuring there is minimal interruption to manufacturing processes caused by electrical faults or breakdowns.

This is a hands-on role which will suit someone who is comfortable working autonomously, is enthusiastic and motivated, and above all is reliable and trustworthy. You will have good written and verbal communication skills and have a solid background as an electrician within an industrial environment.

To be considered for this position you will have:

  • A current NZ Electrical practising licence – EWRB Registered
  • Proven background of electrical maintenance in a manufacturing environment
  • Awareness of Health & Safety
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • A positive and proactive attitude

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-3.00pm along with rostered overtime as required.

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.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading and stable company and benefit from the opportunities offered by a global group. For further information contact Jo Jamison on (03)308 9675 or email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Extrusion Team Leader – Twilight Shift

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
  • Fantastic Team Culture
  • Clean, safe and efficient environment
  • Opportunity for personal development
  • Afternoon Shift

Do you have experience leading a team in a production environment? Are you familiar with Lean Manufacturing? Are you proficient on the computer and good with Microsoft programmes?

A great opportunity has arisen for an Extrusion Team Leader to join a local plastics company that manufacture high quality plastic products to clients nationally and worldwide. This position is a hands-role to manage and co-ordinate the production process to the required standards of quality, timeliness and cost efficiency, by co-ordinating people and processes.

Key areas will be providing leadership in H & S, developing purpose and vision for the team and continuous improvement initiatives towards a culture and plant of excellence.

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 successful applicant must have previous experience in a production environment, managing a team and be familiar with Lean manufacturing.  You will be leading a team of 15-20 staff so will need to be personable and have strong leadership ability along with knowledge of Microsoft programmes at an intermediate level.

Key areas include:

  • Leadership of the shift production team
  • Leading and developing the Health and Safety Culture
  • Setting/achieving production priorities/planning/scheduling
  • Contribute and implement continuous improvement

In addition to the relevant qualification and experience in manufacturing/operations you will be a person who enjoys leading by engaging with the team on the production floor and working with them to solve issues. You will have sound decision-making skills, experience with ERP systems, an understanding of implementing solid processes, plus a strong ability in team training and development.

This position is on the twilight shift working Monday to Friday from 2.30pm-11.30pm and comes with a company cell phone.

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.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading and stable company and benefit from the opportunities offered by a global group. For further information contact Jo Jamison on (03)308 9675 or email your CV and Cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz by 5.00pm Monday 5 July, 2021

 

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Recruitment Consultant – Ashburton

Wednesday, March 17th, 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

 Are you dedicated and committed to succeed? Do you have a proven networking and sales ability?  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 Ashburton office on a ‘hot’ desk, 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, 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 wendy@personnelplacements.co.nz or call Wendy on 03 308 9675.

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Reception / Administrator Temp – Mid Canterbury

Monday, January 25th, 2021

We are looking for experienced administrators who are available for short and long term temporary assignments in the Mid 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 and part time hours on various assignments.
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.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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

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Class 5 Drivers – Harvest Season

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

• 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.

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

If this sounds like the role you are looking for then please call Jo today on 03 308 9675 or email your application to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Delivery Driver – (Part time)

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

• Well established local company in Ashburton
• Work with an experienced friendly team
• Keep fit while you work
• Part time permanent position

Do you have a clean driving record and a full class 1 driver’s licence? Are you customer focused with a bright personality? Are you physically fit with good verbal and written communication?

Our client is looking for a Part Time Delivery Driver to pick-up and deliver laundered client orders to a variety of businesses around Mid Canterbury. This will be a physical role which will involve lifting up to 25 kg so you must be physically fit and reliable.

You must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have good time management skills to ensure client orders are returned on time. You will be the face of the company so it is imperative that you are well presented and have a friendly and professional approach.

To be a good fit for this role you will need to have the following attributes:
• Physically fit
• Able to follow instructions / procedures
• Adaptable and flexible
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Good verbal and written communication
• Able to work independently and in a team
• Friendly, helpful, and respectful
• Full Class 1 drivers licence with a clean driving record

The successful applicant will work varied hours, Monday 8.00am-1.00pm, Tuesday 7.00am-3.30pm, Wednesday 7.00am-2.00pm, Thursday 7.00am-1.00pm with Friday’s not rostered unless required to work as cover. There may be opportunity for hours to increase for the right person.

If you are looking for a part time role that offers stability and you enjoy working as part of a friendly and dedicated team then I want to hear from you today!

To be considered for this position you will need to email your CV and cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone Jo on 03 308 9675 to discuss further.

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