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Temporary Port Work

Friday, May 10th, 2024

Our client requires labour support on the wharf. Work hours are usually one to two 12-hour shift per week, day shift and night shift available.

The successful candidate should:

– Be physically fit and able to follow instructions.

– Have a strong commitment to workplace health and safety.

– Have reliable transport to and from the Port location.

– Be drug and alcohol free.

– Have flexibility in your attitude and most of all be reliable!

Send in your CV to christa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me at 027 6888367 to know more about the role!

All applicants will be subject to a Ministry of Justice background check and onsite random drug test will be undertaken.

** Please note, we do not offer sponsorship, only those who are NZ residents or hold an appropriate work visa may be considered. Overseas applicants will not be responded to.***

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Qualified Engineer

Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

Our client is experiencing a growth period and are now on the lookout for an Engineer that thrives on a challenge and is always willing to step up and do what it takes to get the job done. Alternatively you might be a builder, mechanic, electrician, or similar trade looking to make a career change.

You will have a proven background in your trade of choice, however preference will be given to someone with exceptional welding skills and general engineering background. Our client covers all engineering needs, from custom and one-off pieces to prototypes, and light, or heavy fabrication jobs, with a diverse customer base from transport and primary industries to manufacturing and food processing,

Hours of work will be 7.00am – 4.30pm, overtime will apply after this, there may be weekend work at times as required.

You will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test as well as random workplace testing. Ministry of Justice background checks apply.

This vacancy is open to NZ citizens, residents, and those with the relevant Open Work Visas. Please note we will not consider or respond to anyone that does not have the legal right to work in NZ.

Please email your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 027 3660621 for a chat.

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Class 2 Driver / Labourer

Wednesday, May 1st, 2024

We are looking for a reliable person with previous Class 2 truck driving experience to work alongside a small high performing team to deliver goods to a variety of worksites throughout the South Canterbury region. There will be labouring involved which does include heavy lifting so you will need to be physically fit and enjoy working as part of a team. They also deal with imported household goods, there may be times that you are required to do the Christchurch run to return containers (Class 4).

The role will be Monday to Friday with some Saturdays on occasions during busy periods. A Class 2 driver licence is essential, but Class 4 would be advantageous as there is opportunity to also drive Class 4. If you have a clean driving record, enjoy being part of a team and don’t mind manual labour, we want to hear from you!

To apply please email your CV and cover letter to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 027 3660621 for a confidential chat.

Please note, to be considered for this position you must be a NZ resident or have the appropriate work visa to apply. Sponsorship is not being offered and overseas applicants will not be responded to.

Ministry of Justice background checks apply and reasonable cause drug testing undertaken. 2 x recent references from your supervisor or manager to be supplied.

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Forklift Operator

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

Our client is a well-known and reputable company that pride themselves on providing a healthy work/life balance for their employees. They have a strong commitment to the Health & Safety of their staff as well as being known as a great place to work. They have a small but highly productive team.

We are on the lookout for a skilled forklift operator, ideally you will have prior warehousing experience and be able to stack frames confidently four high with precision. Previous freezer work would be an advantage. You will be processing inwards good, staging, picking orders amongst other duties as required.

As well as a skilled operator, you will need to be accurate with paperwork with a high attention to detail.

If this sounds like you then get in touch now! Contact me either by email lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 0273660621

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Meat Processing Factory Labourer

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

We are on the lookout for someone fit and strong to work in our Meat Processing Factory. You will be assisting with the breakout team working with frozen product and will alternate between roles within this small yet highly productive team. Other aspects of this role may include mincing, packing, sorting fresh/raw meat products. This is a physical and fast-paced role, and you will be lifting up to 25kg on a regular basis.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 7.00am to 2.30pm. Alternate hours are 7.00am – 4.30pm for those wanting extended hours.

What we are looking for?

  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Reliability and a good work ethic is key
  • Ability to follow instructions and work in a team environment
  • Self-motivation and able to work independently when required

Given the physical nature of this role you will need to be free from any back or neck injuries.

Subject to Ministry of Justice background checks.

Contact me on 027 688 8367 or send your CV to christa@personnelplacements.co.nz to register your interest.

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Experienced Security/Alarm Technician – WANAKA!!

Monday, March 4th, 2024

** WANAKA **

If joining a reputable company with unlimited opportunity appeals to you then get in touch with me asap! We have an opportunity for the right person to join a longstanding family Business with multiple branches across the South Island with a flawless reputation in their industry.

They are a locally owned and operated Alarm Installation Company; a specialist in their field to provide security, alarm solutions and access control systems to both the commercial and residential markets. They also install automated vehicle and pedestrian gates, camera systems, surveillance and CCTV.

We are seeking an experienced Technician with a minimum of 2 years proven experience. You will have your full Class 1 licence minimum as you will be out and about most of the time managing your work load efficiently and independently.

Your skills and experience should include:
• Two years minimum experience in the Electrical or Alarms industry
• Sound knowledge and experience with key leading brands Paradox, Hikvision, Inner Range,
• High quality workmanship and attention to detail
• Relevant electrical qualifications
• Good time management skills and the ability to run your own jobs
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Good computer literacy

In return you will be given all of the tools of your trade and supported by a small but high functioning .
This business is full of longstanding employees, this is because they are appreciated and reimbursed well for their work.

Why move to Wanaka – there are lots of reasons:

• Enviable work/life balance
• Central location – snow/lakes all within a short drive
• Easy driving access to major towns
• Incredible outdoor lifestyle opportunities
• Active arts, drama and cultural scene

Please send an up to date CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 027 3660621

**PLEASE NOTE – OVERSEAS APPLICANTS WILL NOT BE RESPONDED TO – WE DO NOT OFFER SPONSORSHIP**

*Ministry of Justice checks and Pre-employment drug test apply*

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General Labouring Roles

Wednesday, January 17th, 2024

We are on the hunt for strong & fit labourers who are looking for opportunities to learn new skills and gain experience in variety of industries! If you are reliable, a team player and have good work ethics, this is for you! We have a wide range of roles to fill, including civil work, warehousing, factory work and manufacturing to name a few. Rates vary depending on skills and experience.

Along with a positive attitude and commitment to safe workplace practices, we will need you to be:

  • Strong and Fit
  • Reliable and willing to learn
  • Good communicators
  • Able to follow instructions
  • having a drivers licence and your own vehicle is ideal but not required, so long as you can get yourself to work each day is fine.

Send in your CV to christa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me at 027 6888300 to know more about the roles! All applicants will be subject to a Ministry of Justice background check and will need to provide 2 recent references.

** Please note, we do not offer sponsorship, Ministry of Justice background checks apply and you may be required to undergo a Pre-Employment Drug test. Only those who are a NZ resident or have the relevant work visa may apply. Overseas applicants will not be responded to***

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Traffic Control Staff

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

We are on the lookout for motivated people who can take initiative and are keen to progress up through the ranks in the business.

With Traffic Control, no day is the same. You will need to be ok with working outdoors in all weathers. Good communication skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure is key.

Relevant TM qualifications required. Our client is willing to commit the time and resources to your training and up skilling provided you show loyalty and commitment to their business.

In order to be considered you will need to be a NZ resident or hold a relevant visa. MOJ checks apply and you will need to supply two references from your most recent employers where possible.

Please contact me ASAP to learn more by sending your CV through to christa@personnelplacements.co.nz . If you do not have a CV don’t be put off – phone me for a confidential chat on 027 6888300.

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Furniture Removal Staff – Casual / Ongoing Roles!

Thursday, December 14th, 2023

We are on the lookout for people who can assist in furniture removal over the busy holiday period! If you are someone who is reliable and keen to earn some cash over the Christmas break then get in touch to register with us.

You must be:

  • Physically fit and capable of lifting heavy objects.
  • Willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Able to follow instructions and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Class 2 drivers licence is an advantage.

All applicants will be subject to a Ministry of Justice background check and will need to provide 2 recent references.

** Please note, we do not offer sponsorship, only those who are a NZ resident or have the relevant work visa will be considered. Overseas applicants will not be responded to. ***

Send your CV to christa@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone me 027 688 8300 to enquire further.

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Abrasive Blaster

Friday, December 1st, 2023

A full time contract opportunity has arisen in Timaru for an Abrasive Blaster/Painter to join a small dedicated team working in a highly specialised area of the industry.

Are you…

• Hard working and eager to learn?
• Conscientious, punctual and respectful?
• Fit and strong?
• Able to work long hours, away from home for periods of time?

We have an excellent opportunity for someone who is ready to make the move from a ‘job’ to a ‘career’! The role is a longer term temporary role, however if after time you are demonstrating a good work ethic, you may be offered a permanent position.

Our client is looking for someone to join their team of Abrasive Blasters/Painters. The successful candidate will be working across a number of industries, including sand blasting, spray painting and rust proofing fishing boats. You will be working away from home at times (up to two weeks away) at the Hydro Stations. This is a physical role and you will need to be free from any neck/back injuries.

This is a business with a great commitment to their staff. They are willing to take someone under their wing and give them the training and guidance to make them a success in this role. Prove yourself as an asset to this team, and you will be rewarded very well.

All applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Check.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Overseas applicants will not be responded to.

Please send your cv to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone me 027 366 0621 to enquire further.

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Class 5 Driver/Store person

Tuesday, October 31st, 2023

Our client is looking for a Class 5 driver to join their team. They run their own fleet to service the logistics of the their Third Party Warehouses around Timaru. There will be a lot of variety within the role, some days may see you back and forth to Christchurch or doing local pickups to return freight back to the warehouse. Other days you may be on the Forklift or helping out in the store where required.

They have a culture that they proudly stand behind, their employees are valued and are rewarded with a healthy work/life balance – this is rare in the transport industry!

Required attributes:
• Reliable with good work ethic
• Flexible and able to adapt to varied duties
• Exceptional team player
• Happy to pitch in where required in the store

Hours of work will vary base on your schedule for the day, averaging between 40-50. There will be the occasional weekend where you will be required to work to unload vessels.

All applicants will need to undergo a Pre-employment drug test and subject to a Ministry of Justice background check.

You will need to have the legal right to work in NZ, Overseas applicants will not be considered or responded to.

If you’re interested in this role or you would like to hear about the other work opportunities we have available please send your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 027 3660621.

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Labourer/Forklift Operator required for Cool Store

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Our client is now winding into the busy season and needing staff to help in the warehouse. They have multiple warehouse sites and you will be working between them all. This is a physical role that will include hand stacking containers for export product amongst other general warehouse tasks. You could be a school leaver or just looking to make a change from your current job to join a great team.

Hours of work are 6.00am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday. Forklift licence preferred but not essential.

They pride themselves on having an amazing team culture and as such it is vital that the people who join their team bring the same enthusiasm and above all must have a good attitude and willing to pitch in where needed.

You will need to have a clean driver’s licence and be free from criminal convictions.

Please contact me ASAP to register your interest 027 3660621 or send your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

Overseas applicants will not be considered, you must hold a current work visa and be eligible to work in NZ

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Class 2, 4, 5 with WTR drivers required

Tuesday, September 19th, 2023

We have a range of clients on the look out for skilled Class 2/4/5 drivers – additional bonus if you have your Wheels/Tracks/Rollers.

In order to be considered you will need to meet the following criteria:

• Physically fit and capable of manual labour
• Excellent work ethic
• Proven NZ driving experience
• Be willing to work overtime as required
• Be able to pass a Pre-employment drug test

Personnel Placements offers you a good opportunity to get your foot in the door with a wide range of clients across the region. These roles are often not advertised – being registered with us means we will contact you in the first instance before appearing on Trade Me/Seek.

All applicants will be subject to a Ministry of Justice background check and will need to provide 2 recent references .

In order to qualify you must be a NZ Citizen/Resident or hold a valid working visa. We do not offer sponsorship and therefore will not be responding to overseas applicants.

Please send your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz to register your interest. Alternatively you can phone me on 027 3660621 for a confidential chat.

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Hybrid Crop Staff

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

• Do you have a keen eye for detail?
• Are you healthy and injury free?
• Want to get fit?

We are starting early to build our local team of staff, work will begin in early September and hit its peak in mid October. The role entails walking through hybrid crops all over Mid Canterbury, removing the rogue male/female plants to help our growers gain perfection in their export crops.

We take pride in the fact that every hybrid crop our crews’ tended last season were all certified first time round.

The ideal applicants will bring the following attributes:
• The desire to learn and obtain new skills
• The ability to work harmoniously in a team environment
• Excellent attention to detail
No drivers licence is required as you only need to get yourself to our Moore Street office each morning, however, a full, clean Driver Licence could place your application at an advantage.

If you are looking for other work, we do have other roles that might suit you.
To register your interest for this position, please apply now including your CV. (If you don’t have a CV please email a bit about yourself and your work experience) agjobs@personnelplacements.co.nz .

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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Loader operator

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

We have a role become available for 6 week period, ideal if you have relocated to the region and looking to get the foot in the door with a well-known and respected company. Initially this is a temp role however there is always the option for the right person to become a permanent employee.

You will need to have recent and relevant experience operating a loader. A full class 1 license with WTR is essential, you will be given preference if you have your Class 2.

There is a fair amount of repetition in this role and you must be ok with working longer hours.

Please send your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 0273660621 to discuss further.

We can only accept applications from NZ residents/citizens or people that hold a valid working visa. You must be currently residing in the Timaru region to be considered. Applications outside the region or those requiring sponsorship will not be responded to or considered for this role.

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Forklift Operator/Labourer

Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

Our long established client is a family owned and operated business, serving the Canterbury region for over 50 years. They are a close knit operation, they treat their employees treated as family, resulting in longevity and loyalty. You will be working in below freezing temperatures at times, a strong work ethic is key.

They are seeking strong, fit labourers and Forklift Operators to fill their ever expanding team. If you have your Forklift qualification but no experience and are keen to work from the ground up, you won’t be excluded.

In order to be considered you will need to show the following attributes:

  • Physically fit
  • A willingness to work, show up on time and put your head down
  • Loyalty to your team and your managers
  • An ability to work in and enjoy a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail and confidence with hand held scanners
  • A positive attitude and contribute to the positive culture already established

Hours of work are 6am until 2.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Ministry of Justice, ACC and drug tests will apply.

You must have the legal right to work in NZ – overseas applicants or working holiday visa’s will not be considered or responded to

Please phone Lisa Forbes on 0273660621 or email lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz