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Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Waitara Tyre Service is looking for a Tyre Technician on a Full-Time basis to join our team. This role will involve: • Complete range of Tyre servicing and repairs • Wheel alignments • Rostered on call weeks • Rostered weekend work • Fleetwork onsite and offsite on passenger vehicles, trucks, loaders and tractors • Work independently with limited management input • You will need a clean full drivers licence Our aim is to provide customers with great value for money and expert workmanship. If you are a trained Tyre Technician looking to join a hardworking and fun team or are interested in becoming a trained Tyre Technician where full training will be given, then get in touch! Contact us via email for a job application. Applications Close: 30th August 2019 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Contract | Office & Admin | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

The roles we are looking to fill are FULL TIME TEMPORARY roles and will require you to be available for an immediate start with varying times in duration. YOU The people we are seeking will have a high level of integrity and confidentiality. You will establish strong internal relationships so your high level of interpersonal and communication skills will be essential. You must be able to fit into a team environment quickly and adapt to dynamics within that business. You will be well organised, committed to taking responsibility and working autonomously. Your vibrant and proactive approach to any role will be stand out. Stay calm and professional under pressure. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand TECHNICAL SKILLS High attention to detail. Building and maintaining quality relationships. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft skills. Have a solid background administration whether it's at a junior office support level or accounts payable. Be comfortable using data base systems such as JD Edwards, SAP or Oracle Be a true team player with a positive attitude. If these opportunities sound like you then please apply online via the link and in your cover letter express what role you are looking for. You can apply in person via our office at 27 Devon Street West, New Plymouth with your CV and cover letter. Short listed applicants maybe be required to complete psychometric and competency testing. The successful applicants maybe be required to complete medical, alcohol and drug testing and be available for the required start and completion dates. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Territory Sales Manager

Full Time | Sales | South Taranaki District

The Opportunity Do you thrive on generating sales, developing new business solutions and maintaining trusted relationships with our valued customers? Being responsible for the New Plymouth, Hawera and Whanganui regions - you will enjoy spending time in the field and establishing meaningful partnerships with your grocery channel customers. In this role you will be managing a small team of Rep Merchandisers – ideally you will know what it takes to lead and motivate to get the best possible performance out of your team. This is a busy role where no two days are the same – so flexibility and dealing with ambiguity is key to your success! Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager -Lower North Island, some of your key responsibilities include: Building strong relationships with existing and future grocery channel customers Devising merchandising, promotional & selling objectives to improve company sales performance within profit guidelines Maximising distribution opportunities to generate genuine orders and greater brand awareness Executing marketing promotions and prioritising key activities during the year What you’ll bring and deliver As a natural relationship builder, you enjoy establishing trusted partnerships with your customer base and do not shy away from a busy workload. Being out in the field for most of your working week you will enjoy having plenty of autonomy and variety. Approximately four full days of your working week will be spend covering the Taranaki region. Skills and Experience Proven experience in a Territory Sales Manager, ideally in FMCG but this is not essential First rate communication, influencing and relationship building skills Possess a strong customer ethos with high energy and drive for results Sound system skills with exposure to CRM tools advantageous Valid and clean driver licence Flexibility to travel and open to overnight travel About us This is a great developmental role within sales, managing a critical portfolio that will challenge and expand your commercial capability. Extend your career - apply today!

Stores Person

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Overview: Pay rate: $21.42 per hour Start date: asap Requirements: Stores experience and Forklift endorsement and certificate Type of work: Stores and Forklift operating Environment: Stores; working with steel piping Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5.00pm The Role: We are seeking a competent person with a background in stores and steel piping, for our client PipesNZ. The role is based in New Plymouth and will offer a variety of tasks on a daily basis. You will be kept busy with dispatch, inwards good, the operating of gantry cranes and a Forklift. The ideal person for this role will need to have a clean driver's licence and forklift endorsement with certificate. If you are available for a longer term assignment and can demonstrate working knowledge in the stores profession then this could suit you. The manual aspect to the role will need you to be extremely competent in your measurements and you will have an eye for detail. Requirements to work for OneStaff: Strong & physically fit ID required (one of the following) NZ passport OR NZ Birth Certificate & Driver's License Pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol test Must have reliable transport CV, Relevant Certificates or License (i.e. forklift ) Benefits of OneStaff: Paid weekly A Commitment to Health and Safety Fully PPE supplied Contracts with Holiday pay, sick leave, and ACC cover (T&Cs apply) Teamwork: paired up with a OneStaff client manager who will support your employment needs If this role sounds like you, please apply online with your CV. OneStaff is one of NZ's largest networks of privately owned Recruitment Agencies. We are 100% NZ owned and operated, and consist of the former individual branches of Coverstaff International (across Invercargill, Queenstown, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington, Palmerston North) and Onsite Recruitment (in North Shore Auckland, South Auckland, New Plymouth, and Hawkes Bay). We also have branches in Hamilton & Tauranga and Rotorua. OneStaff. Working As One Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Registered Nurse

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

An exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team as a Permanent Full-Time Registered Nurse at Telford Lifecare, New Plymouth. We are Heritage At Heritage Lifecare, we provide residential aged care services and facilities throughout New Zealand to over 2,500 people. As a trusted aged care provider, our successful growth has stemmed from the ability to nurture and grow environments that feel like home - promoting inclusion, interaction and strong community values. Respecting individuals, both residents and staff, is the foundation stone on which Heritage Lifecare has been built. We pride ourselves on creating a better everyday for our residents. Why work anywhere else Telford Lifecare is a 53-bed care home and hospital with a 16-unit village, located in the Taranaki city of New Plymouth. The region has stunning scenery, picturesque parks, coastal walkways, and the majestic Mount Taranaki - making it a popular place to work, live and raise a family. It is an attractive lifestyle with beaches close by, few traffic woes, affordable housing, the beautiful Pukekura Park, and many great amenities -including cafes and schools. Why would you want to work anywhere else? The Opportunity Our Registered Nurses are responsible for helping our residents at Telford Lifecare enjoy a better everyday. We only want the best for our clients and are seeking a caring, empathetic professional. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where career pathways and positive work ethics are important. Applicants should have the following: A proven record of high quality registered nursing, preferably in the aged-care sector A current New Zealand practising certificate (APC) Experience providing InterRAI assessments A current First Aid Certificate Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (fluent in written and spoken English) Availability for AM, PM, Night and Weekend shift work Eligibility to work in New Zealand If you want to work for one of New Zealand's largest and most progressive aged care employers, we would like to hear from you. We review applications once received. Hence, interviews could take place before the closing date of this advertisement. If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible to increase your chance of an interview. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Joint Venture / Management Accountant

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Joint Venture / Management Accountant This Position is based in NZEC’s Bell Block office. The successful applicant will report to the Financial Controller. Key Accountabilities include: · Preparation of monthly financial/management accounts, analysis and cost control · Management of the company’s Joint Venture accounting and reporting including budgeting · Quarterly corporate reporting (interim/full IFRS consolidated financials and management discussion and analysis), Income Tax returns, Royalty returns and Indirect taxes NZEC are seeking an applicant with: Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience · A CA qualification, or a tertiary degree and working towards gaining full CA status with the CAANZ · Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel · The ability to think laterally, problem solve and communicate plans and ideas at all levels, and to adapt in a dynamic and changing work environment · Experience in the oil and gas exploration and production industry and accounting for Joint Ventures is preferred but not essential Personal Attributes · A strong and compelling communicator, both verbally and in written form · Excellent time management skills · A reliable team member with a high level of honesty, integrity, and the ability to retain confidentiality · Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with people from diverse backgrounds recognising the dynamics and expectations of a small team environment · Conscious of details while also seeing how work fits within the wider team · Self-directed and highly motivated, able to complete work as part of a team and independently This role is full time, however candidates seeking flexible or part time hours will also be considered. A competitive salary will be provided to the applicant who has the necessary skills, abilities and industry experience. If you wish to be considered for this role, please send an application with your curriculum vitae and two recent referees to: Wendy Sullivan Human Resources Manager Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday 26th August Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Automotive Technician - WoF

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Development opportunities Competitive remuneration package Best Workplace Award Winner VTNZ New Plymouth is looking for a talented WoF Automotive Technician to join their team full time. Benefits Outstanding scope to grow will be provided through our training centre, supporting our staff with development opportunities so you can thrive with us. We also offer a competitive remuneration package including: - Incentive payments - Medical insurance - Free WoFs At VTNZ we're all about our people. When you work for us, you can expect the support of a tight knit team who will help you get the job done. We're known for our 'can-do, will-do' culture, fun loving attitude. Interested? Does this sound like your next challenge? Come and join the nationwide leader in safety and become a part of a renowned company that is know for its high engagement! Requirements As our ideal candidate, you are a mechanic who pays attention to detail, is sociable, fun and knowledgeable about your trade. You care for your customers, can build rapport easily and will be available to work some rostered Saturdays. Ideally you will have a WoF Authority but if not - no worries - we'll sort that out at our training centre, provided you have worked full-time carrying out repairs and maintenance to all safety aspects of light on-road motor vehicles for at least 5* years. You also need a minimum class 1 NZ drivers licence or equivalent. *This can be reduced to 3 years with some qualifications - just ask! Apply Now If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Laura on 04 494 9512 or email (for queries only) or apply via the 'Apply Now' button so we can consider your application along with all other candidates. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Business Analyst

Full Time | Government & Council | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

1 FTE Open term (hours negotiable) • Drive meaningful improvement • Lead and manage projects • Professional development opportunity • Great team culture and flexible hours As a Business Analyst and project leader you will lead the identification, development and implementation of enterprise improvement initiatives. The role will also lead organisational monitoring and reporting requirements in accordance with Venture Taranaki’s performance framework. You will be willing to work within a team environment to achieve organisational goals. Applicants will be able to demonstrate: • Strong people skills and a team player • Tertiary qualification in business or management related discipline • Three plus years’ experience in designing and delivering business changes • Proven experience in project administration and delivery • High level of integrity, personal and professional standards • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability • Familiarity with business analysis best practice • Good written and verbal communication • Ability to analyse and present data and information in meaningful ways, and to handle sensitive and confidential information • Experience in change management would be an advantage About us: Venture Taranaki is Taranaki’s regional development agency, encompassing a wide range of activities spanning local and regional development, enterprise growth, regional promotion and marketing, sector development and major event attraction. We are a small and high-performing team that is widely acknowledged as making a significant difference to the Taranaki region through what we do and how we do it. We encourage ongoing innovation and improvement and have a strong focus on staff engagement and workplace culture. The services and projects we deliver are varied and interesting and we endeavour to expose our team to a range of engaging and challenging work. Venture Taranaki is here to serve Taranaki and working with the Trust will allow you to make a meaningful contribution to your community on a daily basis. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position. How to apply: For further information contact: Applications Close: 5 September 2019

Labourer for Immediate start

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

We currently have some exciting opportunities for labourers in New Plymouth who are interested in working on a project that will provide New Zealanders with access to the communications technology of the future. Successful candidates will work within a team to deliver the civil elements required in the installation of a fibre connection from the distribution point at the boundary to the customer’s premises. The Role You are physically fit as this role requires digging & heavy lifting, prolonged periods of walking, standing & bending Lay or Establish ducts where required using manual and/or mechanical methods Install fibre cables Reinstate the work area to an acceptable standard Experience/Qualifications An appreciation for adherence to Health and Safety requirements and policies in a physical and potentially hazardous work environment is essential. Experience in Telecommunications, fibre installation or related trades is an advantage, but not essential. Short-listed candidates must be prepared to undergo a pre-employment medical, which includes a drug and alcohol test and a Ministry of Justice check.

Lead Civil Structrual Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

You will be a highly experienced Lead Civil/Structural Engineer looking for a role with a focus on growing and developing your team and the business, through existing works and liaising with a wide variety of current clients to partner with on future projects. You will have experience in the areas of oil & gas, manufacturing, dairy, infrastructure and heavy industries and be technically adept in steel structures, concrete and minor civil works (i.e. earthworks, drainage, access roads). The role offers an opportunity to truly partner within a collaborative multidiscipline team, working with a diverse range of clients on brownfields projects and new builds within brownfield sites. Key skills you will bring to the role are: Extensive experience predominantly in the Civil/Structural engineer space including hardstand, roads, bulk earthworks and drainage on the Civil side and structural analysis of buildings, with steel structures / frames gantry cranes, pipe supports, concrete slabs and footings and equipment skids on the structural side. A high proficiency in Civil/Structural design and documentation. Ability to independently review tender packages and manage projects to completion. Excellent commercial experience relating to business development and project management. Proven ability to direct a team and design including the review and approval of works. Civil/structural engineering design and documentation from scheme through to construction stage. Assist in the development and application of engineering and design standards, systems and processes. About us: Our New Plymouth team is one of the larger engineering consultancies in the Taranaki area, seeing growth across New Zealand and internationally. With projects and clients growing, we are looking for a customer and delivery focused Lead Civil / Structural Engineer who is proactive in the delivery for clients and leading a team to ensure projects are successful and our team culture continues to be fun and open. We are a passionate team, working in an enviable location, close enough to the beach for a lunch time walk. We embrace a positive work/life balance, ensuring we enjoy the Taranaki region, with fitness groups and regular BBQ's. You will have the opportunity to travel and work on industrial sites across Taranaki and, work on projects with our Australian teammates. We also offer our New Zealand staff medical and life insurance, a 37.5-hour week and a range of other staff benefits. If you are a looking for a New Plymouth based role and are passionate about building a Civil / Structural service offering and want a to work in a collaborative team environment with varied clients and projects, apply today. Visit to find out more about joining our team and our LogiCamms Way. Our LogiCamms: We are a strong ASX-listed mid-tier engineering, project delivery and operations services business with more than 550 team members. We enhance the value of our customers' operations across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands in the Electrical & Instrumentation, Digital Industry, Multi-Discipline Engineering, Pipelines, Asset Management and Competency Training service lines. Our Vision: To be the Mid-Tier engineering & operations service provider of choice. Our Mission: Outstanding Service Delivery through Innovative Engineering, Project and Operations solutions. The LogiCamms Way: Everything we do is guided by The LogiCamms Way. These values are embraced by all our team members, both at work and in our personal lives. Safety: Zero harm, always. Our Team Members: We value our greatest asset. Delivery: Quality. On time. On budget. Innovation: Adding value by being a step ahead. Integrity: We are transparent, we do what is right. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below.

Chef / team player. Live in opportunity

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

This position is at our renovated 8 guest room hotel and casino bar in Taranaki, Serving both international tourists and local people. We are a small, friendly hotel and are looking for someone who is a great chef , a fabulous host, and a team player with great customer service skills.You will need to be responsible,self motivated, honest and well presented. We need a chef to provide fresh and tasty meals, using fresh local produce. We have an onsite Cafe- Wayfinders Eatery, where you will work some of the time as well as guest meals in the evenings. We are a small hotel and value people who are good All rounders This is a live in position, and in evenings you will be required to handle any after hours house guest enquiries and payments.The living accommodation for this position, is a generous sized partly furnished, self contained flat. The role involves: Liasing with Head Chef re ordering and menus. Work in Cafe some shifts, capable of relieving Head Chef if required. Prepare and deliver Evening Meals in our Dining Room, and Bar. Have an understanding of kitchen hygiene and safety principles. Be required to live on site and deal with Guest enquiries and bookings after hours Being flexible with your hours to work in with guest bookings. Experience with accommodation and computers welcome. Our preferred candidate will be have experience in cooking in a commercial setting. Have a valid work Visa for New Zealand All applicants will need to undergo a police check. The Masonic Hotel is in Waitara, just 2 minutes from the River, 10 minute walk to the beach and 15km from New Plymouth. On the doorstep of the magnificent Mt Taranaki. A great place to live and work. 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 chef? How much notice are you required to give your current employer? Do you have experience with menu planning & costing? How many years' experience do you have in the hospitality & tourism industry? Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Engineering/Geology/HR Summer Student Internships

Contract | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

OMV New Zealand is one of New Zealand’s largest liquid hydrocarbon producers, the largest gas producer, and a major explorer in a number of offshore basins around New Zealand, particularly the Taranaki Basin. OMV are significantly investing in sustainability initiatives with a positive impact on the environment and the community. Projects protecting New Zealand’s unique biodiversity is a key focus for OMV. Along with supporting environmental initiatives, projects that make a difference on the health and wellbeing of people and communities is also important to us, especially in Taranaki where we operate. As an OMV Intern you will earn a competitive salary and be involved in various projects working in a team environment. You will have the chance to take ownership of your project and will be given the opportunity to provide feedback into the wider team. You will have the opportunity to discover what skills and attributes will be required to work within a dynamic New Zealand energy industry. The following placement opportunities are available: Engineering Intern (Student studying towards chemical engineering degree) Engineering Intern (Student studying towards a Mechanical engineering degree) Engineering Intern (Student studying towards a Electrical engineering or Mechatronics degree) Operations Support Intern (Student studying towards a Mechanical Engineering degree) Human Resource Intern (Student studying towards a Business or HR degree) Process Safety or Environmental Intern (Student studying towards a Process Engineering or Environmental Management degree) Well Engineering Intern (Student studying towards a degree in Engineering in Process, materials, chemical, electrical, mechanical) Geology/Reservoir Engineering Intern (Student studying towards a Geology or Engineering degree) Production Chemistry Intern (Student studying towards a BSc Chemisty or Chemical/Process Engineering degree) Operations Support (Student studying towards a Chemical/process engineering degree)

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