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Machine Operator / Bagger Stacker

Monday, July 1st, 2024

We are on the lookout for an injury free, responsible person to join a great team in a local seed processing plant. Your duties will include; tipping bulk bins of seed into the hopper with a forklift (if certified), calibrating the chemical mix, monitoring the machine while in operation, and bagging off the finished product – so there is some heavy lifting involved in this role.

The ideal candidate will bring the following experience and attributes:

  • Ability to think on your feet and use your initiative.
  • 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 and unsupervised.
  • Having a drivers license and your own reliable transport is essential.
  • If you are a competent computer user it may place your application at an advantage

If you have any/all the above experience and attributes, please apply now.

Applicants for this position MUST have 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.

Contact Michelle or Gaye on 03 308 9675 for more information or send your application to

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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 or phone me 027 366 0621 to enquire further.

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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

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