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Finding a good job is central to finding a new lifestyle in Taranaki, so we’ve pulled together all the jobs currently on offer in Taranaki to help you make the move.

Graduate Electrical Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

As well as doing great engineering, we engineer great careers. As New Zealand's leading provider of industrial design, build and maintenance services, WorleyParsons can provide the career challenges, project scope and professional opportunities you simply won't find anywhere else. We know how important your first role is, because we've been there too. We also know what makes a good engineer, and we aim to give you the building blocks of a successful career. While the technical learning is important, to really thrive in this environment you'll need to engage and interact well with people, be confident in your own ability , and able to actively manage yourself. An ability to think and work pragmatically would be a bonus too. You'll be well supported and mentored on this journey by some of the best senior design engineers in our business. Our Graduate Development Programme provides a pathway for structured development, plenty of opportunities to experience a range of industries throughout NZ, and a chance to show your leadership skills along with your colleagues as part of our Graduate Development Organisation. If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with WorleyParsons.

Branch Manager - New Plymouth

Full Time | Sales | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

About Us Wormald are the leading fire protection specialists in New Zealand, we have been protecting people and property here for over 125 years and enjoy a reputation as providing the most capable and reliable safety products and services nationwide. Wormald are part of Johnson Controls a global technology leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. In total our 117,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, and integrated infrastructure and security solutions. The Opportunity We have an opportunity for a Branch Manager to join our already successful team based in New Plymouth. This role will be responsible for planning, organising and controlling all activities of the Branch and to ensure achievement of agreed objectives in quality performance, profitability and growth through the most efficient use of all resources including personnel, finance, marketing and equipment. Specific responsibilities include: P&L Responsibility, you will be able to understand the wider business goals and use those to create and deliver on a business plan for your region. Ensuring Company, Policies and Quality system are implemented, understood and maintained at all levels Supporting supervisors in handling customer complaints/claims and ensuring all remedial action is prompt and effective Implementing an effective service culture and the development of strong and permanent relationships with all valued clients Ensure technicians and other staff in your branch receive the training they need to deliver the highest level of service. Supervising field staff activities, program workload and staff management. What Do I do next? Simply apply through seek today with your CV. You will then be contacted by the leadership team as appropriate for an interview. Good Luck!

Parenting Education Coordinator - Taranaki

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

It's exciting times at Plunket as we breathe life into a new vision and embark on a strategic journey over the next five years aimed at achieving generational change and really making a difference to the lives of New Zealand children, families and whanau. We believe that in the first 1000 days of a child's life, we can make the difference of a lifetime - who wouldn't want to be part of that? As New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and well-being of children under the age of five, we have a trusted and respected brand but we are not about to rest on our laurels and become complacent. Plunket people are passionate about what they do and have a shared desire to make a difference. We're embarking on an exciting transformation and you could help shape it. The Parenting Education Coordinator is accountable for managing and coordinating the Waikato/Taranaki parenting education programme to help Plunket achieve its goals and fulfilment of it's vision. The role works in partnership with all Plunket people, both volunteers and paid staff, as well as, external groups and agencies. To be successful you will ideally have the following: An interest in supporting parents family/whanau to enhance positive parenting practices Ability to guide and encourage participation from all members within a group setting Excellent communicator who builds rapport easily Have a great understanding of childhood development and behaviour of babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Dental Assistant - Dental House, New Plymouth

Part Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Lumino The Dentists is New Zealand's largest dental healthcare provider with over 100 practices across the country. Our Dental House practice in New Plymouth is looking for an experienced Dental Assistant to join their busy team on a part time capacity for the following days and hours: Tuesday, 8:15 am - 5:15 pm Friday, 8:15 am - 12:45 pm As our DA you will fully support our clinicians to perform their role by assisting them during patient appointments. You will also take full responsibility for instrument sterilisation and infection control. You have the natural ability to make patients feel comfortable and at ease and you take the lead in customer relationship care, assisting reception with patient recalls and appointment bookings as necessary. You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are well presented, flexible with your time and reliable. You will have: Exceptional customer relationship care skills Exceptional attention to detail The ability to work well in a team and adapt to different working styles Strong multi-tasking skills and be able to work well under pressure Previous experience as a DA is essential, as you will be working with the Lead Dentist. If you feel you have the skills we are looking for to be successful in this position we look forward to receiving your application. Please note: you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be eligible for this position. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

Forklift Driver

Contract | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are seeking experienced Forklift Driver for our client in New Plymouth. To successfully apply for this role you will need: Licence with F Endorsement Two Work References Great Work Ethic Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate must have a minimum of Restricted Licence and their own transport as well as be able to pass a drug test. If this sounds like you please apply now by sending your CV with colour copies of your licence or tickets. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Greymouth Petroleum is a leading New Zealand owned and operated oil and gas production company based in Taranaki, New Zealand. Greymouth holds a significant development portfolio in the Taranaki Basin. Greymouth is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join its team in the Bell Block office. As a member of the IT Department, the Software Engineer will be responsible for providing software development support and maintenance for the information technology systems of the company. Key Responsibilities: Software application and web development. Business analysis for software projects. Project management of software projects. System support and maintenance of applications and databases. Create and maintain documentation for software systems. Provide support and escalation for IT systems as required. Provide on-call support and cover for the IT team absences where required. Experience and knowledge required: Minimum 3 year’s previous experience in software development and IT systems support. Relevant IT qualification. Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems, MS SQL Server, MySQL, PHP, Visual Basic .NET, web and workflow applications required. Current full NZ Drivers Licence. Strong analytical and communication skills with an ability to systematically complete complex tasks whilst ensuring the larger strategic IT and business goals are achieved. An ability to work collaboratively with the business and provide expertise and knowledge to maximise the effectiveness of the team. Providing professional delivery of software systems with excellent customer service. Excellent communication skills with strong written, verbal, and presentation skills. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of a great team where you can apply your knowledge and make a difference. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Roller Driver

Contract | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We have a client needing an experienced Roller Driver in New Plymouth. To successfully apply for this role you will need: Two Work References Great Work Ethic Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate should ideally have their own transport and be able to pass a drug test. If this sounds like you please apply now by sending your CV with colour copies of your licence or tickets. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Industrial Spray Painters

Full Time | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Intergroup Limited is New Zealand's Infrastructure and Industrial Services specialists with more than 35 years' experience. We are 14 branches Nationwide and employ more than 500 people. InterGroup has provided Industrial cleaning, surface preparation and painting services across NZ for 35+ years. We are now recruiting for experienced and capable individuals who want to become part of our New Plymouth-based blasting and painting division. Industrial Protective Coatings Airless and conventional spray painting application Brush and roller application Sandblasting or powered or air driven tools In return we offer, competitive remuneration (hourly rate), and the opportunity to be involved in challenging and interesting projects. There is great opportunity for career progression for the right candidate. Some projects may ask you to travel throughout New Zealand if you are able to. What we'd like the successful applicant to have: Willingness to learn The ability to apply paint by brush or roller Have experience in spray painting (airless and conventional) is essential Experience with Intumescent coatings would be considered an advantage Sandblasting or powered surface preparation tools Have the ability to work unsupervised Have a high standard of workmanship Be enthusiastic and motivated Take pride in your work Have a full clean drivers licence Be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa which is valid for at least one year

Plumbing,Gasfitting & Drainlaying Apprenticeship

Full Time | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Businesses in Taranaki are looking for plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying apprentices right now. This is a real career opportunity for practical, motivated, dedicated people who thrive on a variety of work. There’s a lot to learn, so what better way to do it than on the job – earning while you learn. Apply to be a Masterlink apprentice and we’ll place you with an experienced host business committed to seeing you become an excellent tradesperson through real life, hands-on training. On successful completion of your four-year apprenticeship, you will gain a National Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying. As a Masterlink apprentice, you will be: set up with basic safety gear and a starter tool kit given an annual allowance for overalls and boots earning a steady wage while getting onsite training paid when you go on a series of 1-week block courses during your apprenticeship (and we also take care of the training fees) provided with a Masterlink mentor to support you throughout your studies – keeping you on track to qualify backed by a trusted and well-known organization – Masterlink is 100% owned by Master Plumbers. With a 95% apprentice qualification success rate, Masterlink gives you the best possible start to your plumbing career. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency and be living, or planning to live, in the the Taranaki region. Building or plumbing experience is essential. You need to be physically fit and hold (at least) a clean restricted NZ drivers licence with the ability to drive a manual. Successful candidates will undertake a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and Masterlink assessments. Visit our website or talk to our Recruitment Coordinator, Kate Williams, for all you need to know about the benefits of Masterlink and how the apprenticeship works.

Contracts Estimator

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Pace Engineering Ltd is a leading , New Plymouth, Taranaki based multi discipline engineering contractor. We operate from modern, well resourced workshops with a wide variety of activities performed across a varied range of industries and clients nationwide. Due to an expanding workload, we require the services of an experienced Contracts Estimator to join our team. The successful candidate will have preferably a trade background, a proven track record in engineering estimating, a good knowledge of the commonly applied NZ Standards, excellent computer skills, and an ability to work well with others in a positive team. Personal attributes of being honest, professional, drug free and a team player are all essentials. If you believe you have the skills required, we wish to speak with you and all applications will be treated with strict confidence. Excellent terms and conditions apply to the right applicant. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Bar Manager/Senior Duty Manger

Full Time | Hospitality & Tourism | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Do you have a passion for hospitality and exceptional customer service? Want to get to the next level of Hospitality ? Are you cool and calm under pressure? (But with a sense of humour) A love of wine and food, and exceeding customer service ? Outgoing and engaging personality with great customer rapport Speed of an athlete (i.e.The ability to work quickly) Able to train and motivate staff Strong levels of communication Killer negotiating skills A current Duty Manager’s license is recommended. Applicants must be able to work flexible shifts. Pay rates are negotiable depending on your level of skill and experience. To apply, email your CV and a short letter telling us why you are the person we are looking for to New Plymouth voted the second best place in the World !! Give it a go! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

General Manager – Engineering Sector

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

A rare opportunity has developed with Meco Engineering for the positions of General Manager. Meco Engineering celebrates 32 years servicing Taranaki and national clients in all aspects of Industrial Engineering – from the jobbing shop to the multi-million $$ projects. Meco Engineering celebrates this success with a top expert team, proven systems and well maintained and up-to-date plant and equipment. Some of your responsibilities include: • Drive and nuture the business to the next level, seeking complex commercial projects locally and nationally. • Supporting and fostering strong relationships with all Senior Managers and Senior Staff. • The Management of all direct reports to assist us with risk, tenders and commercial analysis. • Manage all aspects of the significant projects – budgets, people, on and off site operations. • Developing a business growth strategy and translating it into operational delivery. • The day to day overseeing of finance risk, health and safety and staff. We seek the following attributes: • Experience either as a General Manager or as a Senior Manager • Experience or detailed understanding of the engineering industry • Gifted people leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills • Driven, ethical with 100% integrity and candour • As a leader, expectations will be that you have excellent leadership skills across the entire workforce • You must have proficient skills in commercial, financial and reporting savvy along with strong negotiation skills If you believe you meet these skills and are excited to be stepping into this new position please forward an email with current CV confidentially to: PO Box 6044 New Plymouth

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