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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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Experienced Minute Taker

Thursday, September 30th, 2021
  • Casual Part time

We are currently seeking experienced Minute Takers to assist two local companies to prepare the minutes for various Management Teams and Board Committees when they have their monthly meetings.

It is expected that the successful candidate will attend these meetings, take the minutes during the meeting and then complete the minutes within a set timeframe after the meeting.

The Minute Taker will be paid for the hours of the meeting plus time to develop meeting notes into completed minutes. You must be able to write a complete and accurate record of the meeting, including meeting date, time and location, who was in attendance, a summary of the discussions for all agenda items and a record of all official votes taken. 

If you have the relevant skill set, previous experience and are looking for a bit of extra income, please send your CV and Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 to discuss further.

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LABOUR AND LIGHT FACTORY WORK – IMMEDIATE WORK

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Personnel Placements need to increase our core labour force to cater for our many clients in South Canterbury. We are currently looking for hard working individuals who are available for a range of temporary assignments, both short and long term. While there are no guarantees, our client base have often offered permanent roles to our fabulous temps – why don’t you become one of them?!

Often many of our roles don’t get to the point of being advertised – we fill them with existing candidates who are ready to go.

  • Forklift operation / labouring
  • General Labouring – light and heavy dependent upon your fitness level
  • Factory / Process work
  • Loader Drivers with WTR
  • Class 2 Truck Driving
  • Machine Operators
  • Abrasive Blasters

In order to succeed you will be reliable, flexible with your time, physically fit and able to complete manual handling and general lifting duties. You will also be comfortable with being available at short notice initially, however, many of our roles become ongoing and permanent.

Successful applicants will need to:

  • Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Pass pre-employment Drug and Alcohol testing
  • Complete a Ministry of Justice check
  • Full drivers licence or be able to get to work with reliable transport.

If you are motivated to work and willing to the reap the rewards of being a trusted temp, please either call Lisa Forbes on 03-688 8367 or email: lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Construction Labourer

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

We are currently seeking for fit, reliable, and eager Labourers. Whether you have experience or not, if you enjoy a physical day’s work and want to up-skill, then we want to hear from you!

The work will be varied and will involve helping to build dairy sheds and working on residential and commercial building sites. You must be able to work in a team and able to follow instructions.

To be successful in your application you will be:

  • Reliable and physically fit
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Good team player

What’s in it for you?

  • 6 months work with opportunity to become permanent for the right person
  • Competitive rates
  • Opportunity to up-skill

If you’re interested in the above or you want to hear about the other work opportunities, we have available, send your updated CV and a Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz

Often our roles aren’t advertised as we fill them with existing candidates so if you’re not registered with us yet – Contact us ASAP and we will make sure that our friendly team make the registration process as easy as possible.

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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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LOADER OPERATOR WITH WTR

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Our client is seeking a capable, experienced and mature minded Loader Operator to help them through their high season through to May. Although this is a long term temporary role, there may be an opportunity for this vacancy to become permanent for the right person, although we cannot guarantee this.

You will possess the following:

  • Current WTR endorsement
  • Demonstrated Loader experience with a “can do” work ethic
  • You will understand and appreciate my client’s respect for Health and Safety.
  • You won’t be averse to some manual labour as part of the role
  • As this role is in Washdyke you will need a clean, current licence and reliable transport.

This position involves working with fertiliser which can be an irritant, it is important that you don’t suffer allergies or asthma.

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 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.

To apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to Lisa Forbes at lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

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Maintenance Electrician – Day Shift

Thursday, September 2nd, 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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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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WANT TO GET STARTED IN A STORES ROLE ……..

Thursday, August 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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Grain Store Assistant – Part Time

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

As a malt producer, our client has three main business sites around New Zealand, which consist of: a plant breeding station, a malt house and a grain storage facility. They openly state that they do more than malt; by supporting brewers in making the best beers, distillers the best spirits and food companies the best products. Connecting farmers who dedicate their lives to nature with food and drink lovers to share authentic moments around natural drinks and food. In this company, caring for the grain is a culture, and the right way to make the best malts, today and for the future.

Our client is currently looking for a permanent part time Grain Store Assistant to join their close-knit team at their Ashburton Branch. This part time position will be 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7am -11am and covering annual leave as required.

Duties will include:
• Operating equipment for accumulation and dispatch of product
• Manual labouring lifting seed bags
• Computer data entry and record keeping
• Communication with other branches, contractors and clients
• Working alongside the store supervisor organising: grower contact, sample collection, site visits, inspection of grower crops, silos and records

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:
• Previous logistics experience
• Confident using up to date computer software
• General maintenance ability
• Self-motivated and physically fit
• Most importantly you will thrive working as part of the team
• Clean drivers licence

Flexibility will be required in this role to accommodate seasonal peaks and to cover when other staff members are away.

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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Fertiliser Spreader / General Farm Hand

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

We are looking for an operator for a modern fertiliser spreader, who has good spatial awareness to join a large scale, family owned and operated mixed farming operation of over 1,500ha.

The successful candidate can expect to receive:
• A fair hourly rate
• A warm 3-bedroom family home
• Opportunity to grow your farming career and enhance your skills

Operation of a multi-drive, self-propelled fertiliser spreader, applying fertilisers to various crops, over a 32m spread width is the main component of this role. Attention to detail is vital as you will be calibrating and recording fertiliser applications with both GreenStar GPS and manual book entry.

Although this is mainly a crop based role, for consistent hours throughout the year, other farm duties could include:

• John Deere 9870 Header operation over the harvest season
• Tractor work (cultivation, drilling, chaser bin)
• Drenching etc of store lambs via conveyor belt during the fattening period
• Moving stock as required

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:

• At least 1 years’ tractor driving experience, using GPS systems
• Have experience and be confident working with stock (both sheep and cattle/bulls)
• Self-motivated and full of energy
• Most importantly you will thrive working as part of the team

There will be some flexibility required with days and hours to accommodate the seasonal peaks.
For the successful applicant, accommodation on farm is available.

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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Factory Work

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

Our clients are currently looking for staff to fill their various ongoing factory roles. These positions are all inside the factory and can involve long periods of standing.

The shift hours are:
• Day Shift – Factory Packing Staff – 5.45am-5.45pm – Monday to Friday (12 hour shift)
• Night Shift – Factory Packing Staff – 5.45pm-5.45am – Monday to Friday (12 hour shift)
• Day Shift – Factory Pallet Stacking Staff – 5.30am-5.30pm – 4 on 4 off roster (12 hour shift)
• Night Shift – Factory Pallet Stacking Staff –5.30pm-5.30am – 4 on 4 off roster (12 hour shift)

No experience is required; however the ideal candidate will bring the following work attributes:
• Good communication skills
• Fit, healthy and injury free
• Have unquestionable reliability and be committed to doing your best
• Willingness to learn

We are willing to work with you. You would be required to work 1-5 days per week on the chosen role.

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 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

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

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 – Specialists 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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OFFICE ADMINISTRATORS – TEMP WORK – SOUTH CANTERBURY

Thursday, August 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

Thursday, August 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

Thursday, August 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 ??????

Thursday, August 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

Thursday, August 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

Thursday, August 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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Experienced Class 2 Night Shift Driver/Labourer

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

Here’s a job that you can work early and finish mid morning – go and have a coffee straight after! This role will suit a person who wants to make use of their days.

Our client’s long term driver has moved away, hence the search for their next night time superstar! They are seeking an experienced C2 Driver whose lifestyle will fit around the below-mentioned hours. Starting as a temp, you will prove yourself to be indispensable; doing so will mean that after a period of time, you might very well be offered permanent employment. This is an opportunity to enjoy working in a small team environment under a manager who is very supportive.

Days and hours are:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 2 am until 10.30 am (Tuesday will be your day off)
  • Thursday – 3 am until 11.30 am
  • Saturday – 4 am until 8am
  • Sunday – 5 am until 9 am
  • Class 2 driving
  • Emptying rubbish bins
  • Maintenance of streets/paths
  • Sump/Steam cleaning

This is a temp to perm role that would suit a reliable conscientious person who is dedicated to working night shift. You will be jumping in and out of the truck on a regular basis so there is a need to be fit with no work limiting injuries. A clean class 2 drivers licence is a must as is a good work ethic, a good level of fitness and be reliable enough to work unsupervised.

Due to COVID restrictions under level 1, you must be physically present in the wider Canterbury region and have a current legal right to work within New Zealand.

To register your interest send a Cover letter and C.V. to: lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

MOJ checks apply and you must be drug and alcohol free.

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CASUAL LIGHT LABOUR CONTRACTS

Thursday, August 12th, 2021

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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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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