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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:

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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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