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Forklift Superstar – Day Shift

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

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

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

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

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

Personnel Placements specialises in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients to increase your chance of long-term work.

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

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Year Round Work Chasing The Seasons

Wednesday, January 26th, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

Personnel Placements – Local knowledge – National reach – Specialist in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the Mid Canterbury region, but more than that we look to place the right candidate with the right clients.

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

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Store Person

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

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


The purpose of the role is to ensure the warehouse operates smoothly and customers’ expectations (external and internal) are met within specific deadlines – especially during seasonal peaks. This would suit someone who is familiar with agricultural machinery and parts, has knowledge of fittings and irrigation systems and is good at finding solutions and fixing problems.

Key responsibilities include:

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

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

Benefits Include:

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

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

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

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Plastics Process Technician –Night Shift

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

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

About the role

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

The Person

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

Required Experience and Knowledge

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

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

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

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Sales Support (Full time)

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

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

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

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

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

To be successful you must:

  • Enjoy connecting with clients and finding customer focused solutions
  • Strong work ethic with a drive to maintain customer service
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Friendly and professional approach
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Able to work closely within a team to meet the same goal
  • Competent typist with advanced Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Reliable and trustworthy

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

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

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

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Customer Services Representative

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

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

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

About the role:

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

About you:

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

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

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

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Motor Mechanic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please email your CV and Cover Letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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Irrigation Labourers

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

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

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

You will need to:

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

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

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Forklift Yardman

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

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

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

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

To be considered for this position you will have:

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

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

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

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

 

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Class 5 Drivers – Harvest Season

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

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

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

You must have:

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

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

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

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Reliable Labourers

Thursday, August 19th, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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Auto Technician

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

• Motor trade qualification essential
• Variety of work and vehicles
• Remuneration based on skill and qualifications
• Ashburton based

We are seeking NZ Qualified Auto Technicians to work on a wide range of vehicles to complete minor and major mechanical repairs and services along with electronic diagnostics for both passenger and light commercial vehicles.

Your day will consist of normal services, WOF inspections, engine and transmission repair up to major overhauls.

Requirements:

• Trade qualified motor mechanic
• WOF Certificate
• Excellent diagnostic skills
• Communicates well with colleagues and customers
• Clean driver’s license

You will need to be hardworking, have a good sense of humour, enjoy your work, and be able to work efficiently and productively.

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a change, please email your CV and Cover letter to jo.j@personnelplacements.co.nz or phone 03 308 9675 for a confidential chat.

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