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Summer Workshop Support - New Plymouth

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

Smith&Smith is proud to be New Zealand's leading vehicle glass repairer, and we aim to make a difference with real care. If you share our passion for people and want to get your foot in the door with a market leader, we want to hear from you! We're a seasonal business that gets extremely busy over our summer months, so we are seeking some eager customer service superstars to join our team and provide extra support while our workload increases - no experience necessary! We're seeking new team members with energy and drive who are willing to get stuck in, support others and really delight our customers for a fixed term period until the end of March/early April. What we can offer you: Industry leading tools and equipment from our global parent company, Belron On the job training from your in-branch team, plus extra support from your Leading Hand and Branch Manager Dedicated, national People Performance Coaches to provide training and development in technical excellence What you would do as our Summer Workshop Support: Take ownership over our customers cars while in our care, ensuring they are delighted with high quality workmanship and exceptional customer service Solve our customers' problems quickly and conveniently, through completing pre-inspections, chip repairs and temporary glass replacements (plexis) General workshop support such as prepping the glass for our experienced technicians, cleaning the car at the end of the job and ensuring the shop floor is clean, tidy and safe for the team to work in Plus ad hoc extra support where needed, such as administrative tasks and customer service Some locations will also require completing static and dynamic ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) recalibrations, ensuring all ADAS jobs are recalibrated to our standards, ensuring high quality workmanship and unwavering safety for the customer We are a seasonal business so flexibility is key, especially over the summer months! Although this role is based on 30 hours per week, hours increase (can be above 40 per week) based on summer demand and typically include rostered Saturdays. Flexibility to travel over this time period is also ideal, as you may be requested to support other locations in the area or across the country. Smith&Smith aspire to be the 'best place you will ever work' and take pride in our family-like culture where everyone comes to work with a professional, can-do attitude and goes home safe at the end of the day. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, apply now! Applicants must have a basic understanding of computers and a current NZ restricted or full driver's licence (or overseas equivalent), with ability to competently drive manual vehicles.

Financial Controller - ANZ

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Please Note: This position is to be based either full-time in New Plymouth (New Zealand) and will require regular travel to Australia. Or alternatively it will be based full-time in Goulburn, regional New South Wales and will then subsequently require regular travel to New Zealand. The Company: Aviagen is the world's leading poultry breeding company. Their product portfolio is recognised as the largest and strongest in the world and they supply 250 poultry producers in more than 130 countries worldwide. Aviagen ANZ (Australia and New Zealand) is part of this exciting company which has been built on generations of knowledge, expertise and passion. They are also extremely ambitious in terms of their future growth plans with substantial continued investment being made. The Role: This position sits within their executive management team and will see you taking responsibility for the full finance function for New Zealand and Australia running a large team and ensuring timely and accurate reporting. However the role however requires more than just a strong technical accountant who can meet statutory obligations. Reporting through to the MD they are seeking someone with genuine Business Partnering capability and prior experience in doing so. They are looking for someone to take a more strategic and commercial approach, who can maximise the value from the data available to provide detailed management insight and be constantly looking for process improvement opportunities, increased efficiency, reduced costs, less wastage and higher performance and profitability levels. You need to have strong analytical skills and also strong communication skills as you will be liaising with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority across the business gathering the required financial information to make informed recommendations and decisions. You also need the confidence and leadership ability to drive the changes that are required and ensure all business objectives are being met. This a fast-paced industry so experience in a similar FMCG, Production or Manufacturing environment could be beneficial. Specifically the role will require you to work extremely closely alongside the MD and executive leadership team to make operational and strategic business decisions to enhance future performance. You will need to have strong staff management skills to run a large team both directly as well as those based remotely. To Apply: This is an ongoing recruitment process, so previous applicants or those currently going through the process need not apply again. Equally as such if you are keen to be considered we are looking to move quickly with this appointment and will be aiming to fast-track suitable candidates to interview stage. If you feel you have the necessary attributes and are keen to be considered please do not delay in submitting your application via the relevant link. Alternatively you can call Peter on New Zealand +64 (0)3 467 7229 or Australia +61 (0)448 792 784.

Finance Support Opportunities x 2

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Are you looking for a career rather than just a job? We have two exciting opportunities to get your Finance career started. About the company: Our client is one of New Zealand's leading domestic freight and logistics companies, offering freight, transport and warehousing services throughout New Zealand. Our client is NZ-owned and NZ-wide, providing national and international logistics through several respected NZ brands and businesses. These vacancies provide an outstanding opportunity to get your career off the ground and build your skills in a diverse and dynamic organisation where the work is both challenging and rewarding. About the roles These are both busy roles that would ideally suit someone who thrives on the challenge of achieving targets and doing what it takes to meet deadlines. Based in central New Plymouth, you will work in a modern, spacious office within a supportive team environment where your ideas and input are encouraged. Accounts Payable Administrator - reporting into the Accounts Payable Team Leader, the role will be responsible for reliably managing supplier accounts. The duties of the role will include resolving account queries, reconciling supplier accounts, the efficient processing of supplier invoices and credit notes, managing monthly accruals and other month-end functions. Finance Assistant – reporting to the Group Financial Accountant, the Finance Assistant will undertake a variety of finance support duties, including bank and balance sheet reconciliations, processing journal entries, analysis and preparation of financial, budget and payroll information and other delegated finance duties. Attributes for both roles include: A high level of attention to detail and accuracy An affinity for numbers The ability to thrive in a fast-paced and busy working environment A high level of computer literacy and comfort with technology The drive to achieve targets and deadlines Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills Enthusiasm and a flexible approach to work A commitment to quality work outcomes The ability to work collaboratively and foster a positive team environment Prior experience in accounts payable or finance support would be advantageous. However, on-the-job training will be provided for individuals with the right attitude, attributes and drive. You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role. A full job description for either or both roles can be obtained by contacting the recruiter on Closing date: 5:00pm, 2nd December 2019 The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?


Full Time | Office & Admin | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

ASSISTANT TO MANAGING DIRECTOR Technix, in various forms, has been in business for over 100 years. It is a world leader in bitumen technologies which it markets on a global basis. With its related companies, Technix undertakes the design and manufacture of processes, products and plant relating to bitumen, operates bulk bitumen terminals, manufactures chemical products, is developing a New Zealand trees growing activity, supports the Len Lye Foundation, and has various other activities. The business is rapidly expanding. We require the services of a person to provide assistance to the Managing Director. The work is plentiful, varied and interesting. Extended hours of work are required from time to time. Applicants should have a tertiary education, a full driver’s license, and have Personal Assistant experience. Competence in Microsoft Office, filing, project research, voice recorder dictation transcription and typing together with excellent communication skills - both verbal and written are required. Please address applications to: Senior Executive, Technix Industries Limited Private Bag 2222, New Plymouth 4340 Ph: 06 759 8700 Email: Applications close at 4pm 20th December 2019 The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How many years' experience do you have as a personal assistant?


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

Casual Cleaners Wanted PAE is one of New Zealand's fastest growing and most successful facilities management and operations maintenance contractors which has FM contracts within the New Plymouth region. We are actively recruiting for casual cleaners to start immediately who are client focused and are able to deliver a high standard of cleaning to meet our requirements. Applications are invited from persons who have the following: Proven commercial cleaning experience Keen eye for detail An understanding of Health and Safety Good communication skills Be physically fit with a clean and tidy personal presentation Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening, a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records check and must have New Zealand Citizenship or Residency. If this sounds like you, then please apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter. Applications close Friday 6 December 2019. We really appreciate your interest in this role but due to the number of candidates that apply, we are unable to contact everyone. If you have not heard from us by the following week of the close off date then you have been unsuccessful. The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening? Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Food Technologist - Summer Internship

Contract | Science & Technology | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

The role: We have an opportunity for a self-motivated Food Technology student/graduate to join our small team for summer work experience. We have some exciting New Product Development projects we'd love the right person to get involved in. This includes formulating gluten-free products, designing products to meet consumer health trends and preparing the next flavour extensions for our range of pancake products. The successful applicant will also spend a significant amount of time in the factory understanding product performance and identifying opportunities to improve our processes. More about us: All of the pleasure, none of the pressure for our consumers. That’s what we live for at Van Dyck Fine Foods (VDFF), a bakery manufacturer based in New Plymouth. VDFF was founded in 1999 by Belgian couple, Inge Vercammen and Marcel Naenen who brought their passion for Belgian bakery and European engineering to New Zealand. Today, VDFF continues this passion for producing quality products for customers around the world and are in a strong growth phase having recently doubled our production volumes and won the TSB Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for Large business. Come join the team as we take our pancakes to the world and take our business from better to best! Our ideal start date is 2nd Dec, but we are flexible for the right student. The successful candidate will ideally possess the following attributes: Completed or be working towards a Tertiary qualification in Food Technology or Food Science (or similar) Understanding of Product Development principals and a passion for innovation and creativity The ability to apply technical and analytical techniques Understanding of Quality Systems including HACCP Interest in production processes relating to the FMCG/GMP environment Proven ability to work on multiple projects Motivated to complete projects within tight deadlines Initiative and the ability to work unsupervised Excellent communication and organisational skills Able to work as part of a team Close attention to detail This is an excellent and rare opportunity for an aspiring Food Technologist to gain experience in a range of R&D activities within a varied, fast-paced environment. Apply now: For more information and to apply, please send through your CV and a cover letter to The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Have you completed a qualification in food science? Have you completed a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Awareness training course? Have you completed a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) training course? How many hours are you available to work per week?

Excavator Operator

Contract | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

We have a great client who requires Machine and Excavator Operators for a 6 month project starting in December. To successfully apply for this role you will need: Minimum of Class 2 licence and WTR endorsements 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 will be drug tested. 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. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Mechanic required for busy workshop

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Trundles Automotive is a very busy automotive workshop based in central New Plymouth. We are seeking another mechanic or two, to join our team due to excessive workload. We are no ordinary workshop. Aside from WOF, generally servicing and repairs, we also have an onsite dyno and a large portion of our work comes from out of town for performance and suspension modifications. We are New Zealand importers / distributors for big brands like Unichip, Dobinsons, Profender, Xrox etc. The workload will be greatly varied and will suit someone who has a 4x4 knowledge / passion, although not necessary. We are looking for a team player who is honest and reliable, you must have a good attitude and be willing to learn. Qualification and / or current WOF authority would be great but not necessary. This is not an entry level position. A good work history will be favorable. Relocation assistance may be available for the right applicant. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Full Time | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

We are currently seeking a experienced Sandblaster to join our team in 2020. You will need to be. Physically Fit Have experience in Sandblasting A team player Ability to work to a high standard and follow instuctions Experience in painting, zinc arc-spraying would be an advantage. Jan 2020 start Hourly rate will be based on experience Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Mechanic - WOF AVI

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Walsh Auto Services Ltd has been established in Inglewood Taranaki for 25 years and has fully equipped Mechanical, Panel and Paint shops. *Our Mechanical department has a vacancy for a WOF AVI, the duties of the successful applicant will include, Wof inspections, wheel alignments and any mechanical repairs on a wide variety of cars found on NZ roads today. QUALITIES & QUALIFICATIONS WOF AVI Trade qualified Honest & Reliable Team player qualities Good PR skills This position may be suited to someone that is looking for a change from just carrying out repairs day in day out or someone that would like to work in a well established country town business. Position is 8 hrs p/day Monday to Friday. Pay rate will reflect applicants experience. If you feel that this job is for you then please reply with your CV to our email address, all applications will be treated confidential. email... Managing Director.. Kevin Walsh 027 603 7586 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Customer Works Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

This position is responsible for assessing and approving Customer Initiated Work applications, monitoring progress and overseeing compliance for Powercos Customer Solutions team. You will also be required to provide reports, financial modelling calculations and technical advice. You would be someone who can build positive relationships with service providers, developers and a diverse range of customers. Our ideal person will have: NZCE (Electrical) or equivalent (or significant Electrical Distribution Industry experience) electrical network maintenance, operating, construction or design experience preferred experience in managing contractors effective communication skills ability to build positive relationships and provide a good customer experience ability to work in a team a focus on quality, accuracy and compliance. Health and safety is critical at a company of our size. You will be proactive in Safety by Design and in identifying hazards and minimising harm within the working environment and on our Electricity Network. Great customer experience, high standards, accuracy and compliance will drive you. Although based in New Plymouth, this role will require some work out of our Palmerston North and Tauranga offices. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Property & Maintenance - Radius Heatherlea

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

Exceptional People Exceptional Care inati nuinga inati mohimohi About the Role As a Handyman, you are to ensure, the facility and grounds are well maintained and well presented at all times, you are to provide ongoing maintenance in accordance with the annual maintenance plan and take responsibility for rectifying and maintain all plant and buildings in a timely, effective and efficient manner. This is a permanent role (Working 40 hours per week) Some Duties include but not limited to: Maintain site-specific maintenance requirements Ensure all tools are in good working order Neatly storing all arrived orders Take ownership of the presentation of the facility Manage external contractors to achieve a high presentation of the facility Ensure maintenance is completed to approved standards Skills and Experience Demonstrate ability in minor carpentry, painting and redecorating Current New Zealand driver's license Trade certificate preferable but not mandatory Be proactive and able to work independently Ability to work unsupervised and adopt a systematic approach Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail About the company We are a New Zealand owned and operated company, Radius Care specialises in health and aged care for the elderly and disabled. 22 locations nationwide, employing over 1500 staff and providing professional aged care for more than 1700 residents. We are one of the leading health care providers in New Zealand. Benefits Benefits and discounts via our staff app with over 40 retail outlets! The Employee Assistance Programme Long service payment Immigration NZ accredited employer How to apply Apply via Trademe or visit our careers website (Click here) and apply For a copy of the Job Description visit

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