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Service Centre Operator

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | South Taranaki District

There are those who make and sell fertiliser and feed - and then there's Ballance Agri-Nutrients. We're real people making a real difference to kiwi farmers and sustainable food production. From nutrient management advice, fertiliser and feed to online farm management and aerial topdressing, we work hard to help our farmers get results. We have a passion for innovation, efficiency and safety. We pride ourselves on putting safety first and having the best people in our team. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join us as a Service Centre Operator at our operations at Pungarehu and Manaia Road. Travel will be required between service centers based on demand. This a full time permanent position with seasonal weekend work required. You'll be self-motivated, with the passion to offer exceptional customer service with a strong work ethic. You will perform a range of activities, including loading and unloading spreader and bulk trucks, processing fertiliser orders and controlling stock. A certain level of fitness is required as there will be some heavy lifting (Max 25kg) involved at times. Full on-site training and all work-related protective equipment will be provided. You will be responsible for: Loader and forklift operation. Processing fertiliser orders. High standard of site and vehicle housekeeping/maintenance. Taking a proactive approach towards environmental, health and safety matters. Involvement with continuous improvement systems. Being sole charge in operations when required. The successful applicant will have: A valid full clean Class 1 (minimum requirement). Experience operating loaders (W endorsement with Class 2) and forklifts (F endorsement) highly desirable, full training will be provided if required. Good communication skills with the ability to relate well to others and contribute to a positive team environment Proactive attitude to health, safety and environmental management. Basic computer skills. Full training will be provided for our in-house systems. A driven attitude to be the best, by doing your best. We believe that by helping you reach your full potential you'll help us reach ours. It may just be the best career choice you ever made! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Team Leader

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

Permanent, full time • Taranaki/Whanganui (Taranaki based) Help change people’s lives every day We’re looking for leaders who are passionate about making a difference, and who know how to inspire and ignite that enthusiasm in others. Workwise team leaders lead teams of employment consultants, supporting them to reach their goals and operate at their very best, every day. If you have leadership experience in the mental health, disability or employment sectors, you’re already in the running. But the special person we’re after is far more than that… If you’re keen on creating work connections to support people in finding and living their dreams, keep reading. If you believe hope matters, and everyone has skills, talents and potential, you’ve ticked the right boxes. If you get mental health and employment, you know that results are what matter for the people we support. If you’re ready to join an innovative New Zealand provider of evidence-based employment support services, it’s time to write your application letter. In this role you will lead a team who support people with experience of mental health issues to find and keep employment. You’ll work closely with District Health Board teams, social development agencies, Department of Corrections, community organisations and of course, employers. Did we mention that because Workwise is part of the Wise Group, , a leading provider of community-based services, you’ll be joining a positive work environment where work life balance is encouraged, and people are valued? You’ll have access to generous annual leave and sick leave and subsidies for school holiday childcare. Ideally, you’ll be able to demonstrate: - an appropriate level 4 or higher qualification in health and wellbeing, rehabilitation, return to work, allied health or other relevant area - or be willing to undertake training - great leadership and management skills - strong relationship, networking and advocacy skills - innovative and problem-solving thinking with a focus on ensuring quality - a client-focussed approach - an understanding of contract monitoring and reporting - a focus on responsiveness, relationships and results - excellent time management and organisation skills - strong written and verbal communication skills - strong computer skills It’s time to join an organisation that believes in creating fresh possibilities for the wellbeing of people and communities. To view a full position description, copy and paste this link into your browser: Applications close - 9.00 am Monday 29 October 2018 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Spencer Kendall on 027 706 7718 For more information about Workwise, please visit our website Workwise is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with lived experience of mental illness to apply. **All new appointees into Workwise require background checking. Under the requirements of the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Automotive Technician

Full Time | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

Automotive Technician wanted for leading franchise Tasman Toyota has won the Toyota Service Excellence Cup twice in the past 4 years, we have high expectations of our team in offering our customers the best possible customer experience. We have good staff retention throughout our business, we offer good support with on going training to help you to develop your skills. Hawera is a tight knit team of 12, if you enjoy working in a smaller team with good work ethics then this could be for you. Hawera is the home of Fonterra, NZ's largest dairy network, the township is vibrant, close to the sea and of course the famous Mount Taranaki . If you enjoy the great outdoors, tramping, camping, cycling, surfing, skiing then this is for you, with New Plymouth only 1 hour away, Turoa 2 hours, Wellington 3 hours then the opportunities to get amoungst it are vast. We require either a fully qualified technician with recent experience in an automotive servicing environment, or an apprentice close to achieving their trade cert. We expect that you will gain your AVI certification during your time with us. If you are of a positive nature, have good communication skills and a team player then we want to hear from you, Applications Close: 11-November-2018 James Crighton Tasman Toyota

Service Manager

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

About the business Pace Power & Air is a division of Pace Engineering Ltd which is a privately owned, New Plymouth based multi discipline engineering contractor. Pace Power & Air have divisions in Taranaki & the Waikato . We are New Zealand Distributors for JCB Power Products, as well as Taranaki & Waikato sales and service agents for Kaeser Compressors. Due to a significant expansion in the Power & Air Divisions, we require the services of an experienced Service Manager with a proven track record in human resource management. About the role Preferably a trade background in Engineering, Automotive or Electrical. Previous experience in a managerial role essential. Excellent communication skills Computer literate including familiarity with databases, Excel, supplier portals, as well as a willingness to learn new systems such as Simpro job management systems. Ability to plan and organise staff, schedule work and plan resources Communicate effectively with current and prospective clients and staff Prepare service contracts A 'can do' , team spirited attitude Benefits and perks By Negotiation - Relocation contribution is available

Chartered Accountant/Client Manager

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are looking for a CA to join our team in our New Plymouth office with: • three to five years of public accounting experience or advanced commercial experience • ability to undertake compliance accounting work and management reporting to a high level (training can be given) • experience supervising and reviewing the work of others You will have… • excellent communication skills including high competency with computerised systems • a drive to develop and meet new challenges • the ability to plan your time well and meet deadlines • enjoyment of a variety of work, with a variety of people • a passion for a high level of customer service We will support you with… • opportunities for professional development • interesting and varied work • a dynamic, modern and progressive working environment • opportunity to work alongside outstanding co-workers This is a full-time position, with a proposed start date of early 2019, working from our New Plymouth office. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Valet Assistant

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

We are currently seeking a motivated individual with impeccable attention to detail to join our Valet team in New Plymouth. In this role you will be responsible for arranging and providing a 'Car Valet' standard of grooming for vehicles, including upholstery cleaning & shampoo, machine cut & polish, paint & fabric protection, odour treatments, and leather expectations. To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following: Current, clean drivers licence Eagerness to learn and able to follow instructions A positive and mature outlook An enthusiastic and professional attitude in all interactions Good communication skills – verbal & written. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A WORK VISA Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Account Manager

Full Time | Sales | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Base + commission + car; Building industry New Plymouth based; Work on the road and on building sites Successful, well known company; lots of potential What’s on Offer? Leading company within their industry On going support and training; Be rewarded for your hard work Opportunity to work autonomously and how you like to work The Company This Company manufacture and sell top quality products that are well known within their industry. They are at the top of their game and only see continued growth in their future. They are looking for motivated and passionate people to join their fun and down to earth team. The Role In this role you will: Visit Clients Demonstrate products Upsell products and services Build on going relationships Attend trade shows Manage portfolio of clients Skills & Experience Reporting in to the Area Sales Manager, the most important thing is a customer focussed positive attitude. You can be taught the things you don’t know, but it will help if you have: Previous Account Management experience Ability to be hands on (experience in construction industry great, but not essential) Excellent communication Clean full drivers license Enjoy talking with people Be willing to learn Enjoy providing a great service Previous account management experience If this role sounds like you, apply now to Katy Calder by clicking on the Apply button now.

Social History Technician Intern

Contract | Marketing, Media, Creative & Comms | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are seeking a recent graduate or current museum studies student to undertake a fixed term role at Puke Ariki over the summer holidays (eight weeks). This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working closely with our social history collection. Supervised by the Curator Social History, you will undertake a collection management project. This will include auditing, cataloguing, imaging, increasing accessibility through online records and rationalisation. We are looking for a methodical worker with excellent attention to detail. Some familiarity with databases, cataloguing and photography will be an advantage for this position, which will provide excellent experience for someone pursuing a career in museums or heritage related fields. At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. We have also put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff. If this sounds like the perfect opportunity to put your study into practice, apply today! Applications closing Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Class 5 Driver

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | South Taranaki District

Jackson Transport Ltd require experienced Class 5 Drivers to operate from our South Taranaki Branch at Okaiawa. Jackson Transport specialise in the transportation of renderable materials, with a fleet of 40 units covering the North Island. Shifts are monthly rotating day and night. Applicants must : Be Punctual Work well within a team, and individually Have good communication skills Be clean, tidy and take pride in the equipment Have a good work ethic We are a Drug and Alcohol Free workplace. Please apply in the first instance via email with CV attached to: Paul Drake Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Production Technician

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Nexans New Zealand Limited is a global company and one of the largest manufacturers of electrical cables and supplies in the world. Nexans is a values driven organisation that is committed to delivering exceptional customer service and superior products. Nexans is also committed to Health and Safety and the environment. A great opportunity exists to join the Production team in New Plymouth - this is a key role in which you will work within a dedicated team manufacturing cables. Key responsibilities include: Setting up and running production batches on rotating machinery Quality control and record keeping Continuous improvement initiatives as required Meeting internal and external compliance standards To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and attributes: Strong mechanical aptitude The ability to read, interpret and apply job instructions You will be a true team player who demonstrates a strong initiative A sound understanding of health and safety systems and processes You will be reliable, hardworking and quality focused You will have the ability to cope under pressure in a busy team environment The successful applicant will be required to undertake shift work and some overtime when requested. If you want to work for a company who treats their employees like they are part of the family, apply now online by submitting your CV, cover letter and application for employment form. For more information about Nexans New Zealand Limited, please visit To find out more about this role contact the Recruitment team at Staples Rodway on 06 757 3155. Applications close 29 October 2018 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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. After applying, our intial response will be via email so please look out for this in your inbox or junk mail.

Planning Adviser - fixed-term

Contract | Consulting & Strategy | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Be part of an award winning team, leading best practice in your profession. With an organisational goal of building a lifestyle capital, we are looking for people who are passionate about creating high quality planning outcomes with a desire to make a difference. We are looking for a Planning Adviser to join our team on a fixed-term (one year) position. This is an exciting time for our District Planning team as we prepare a Proposed Plan for public notification after the recent release of the award winning draft digital District Plan. If you are a planner, who wants to continue to drive your career then we would love to hear from you. You will work in an integrated team environment and over a range of portfolios. You will work in the leading edge space of e-planning and will have a good understanding of GIS. As the lifestyle capital New Plymouth provides city benefits and an extensive playground for all walks of life. Come and be part of building something great. At NPDC we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $78,181 - $85,129. We have put together an integrated 'Total Rewards Framework that spans Personal Wellbeing, Professional Development, Benefits, Workplace Culture and Rewards and Recognition. Applications close on Tuesday, 6 November 2018.

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