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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.

Linesmen or electrician for streetlighting

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

NPE-Tech Ltd - • National Organization • High End Electrical Company NPE-Tech the company is in a major growth phase & requires a Powerco approved (preferred but not essential) member for the streetlighting team.NPE-Tech prides them self’s on being a company of choice & offers employees a career path & not just a job. We are looking for forward thinking employees who want to grow with the company & be part of the big picture. We require a registered Lineman/Electrician to work in a team for Street Light Maintenance, Testing, Fault-finding, new minor works, Projects, Decorative, Under veranda lighting, Service Line Maintenance, Network connections & other associated work etc. Preferable to have some computer/RAMM knowledge however training will be given Additional requirement. • NZ residency & current practicing license • Full driver's license • Good faulty finding skills • Mechanical aptitude Preference to those current with necessary unit standards and Powerco approval also having HT drivers licence. Applicants for this position must have NZ residency, current practicing & Motor vehicle Licences. This position is working in all areas of Taranaki from our New Plymouth or Hawera Branch's/Depots. Full job details, benefits and privileges discussed at interview. Top rates will be paid to the right candidate. Please reply to Manager Tim Browne NPE-Tech Ltd Email

Plant Operator

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Permanent roles Great company Room for development and progression Plant Operators needed for permanent roles with an expanding Chemical Manufacturing firm. Hours will be 6.30am - 3.00pm on a 4 on / 2 off rotation. Great company to work for, plenty of room for development and progression. Candidates will need the current legal right to live and work in New Zealand. Forklift license and experience working with chemicals would be highly advantageous. Apply in full confidentiality with an up-to-date CV now. Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients. Hannah Weatherall +64 6 758 6329

Qualified Panel Beater

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

A position has become available for a well experienced panel beater to join our team in Waitara, working on a variety of vehicles, from late model insurance work to large smash repairs on trucks & commercial vehicles. We are a specialist commercial vehicle repair & paint shop but half of the panel beaters work is late model cars so there is a wide range of work to keep the days interesting. You will be working in a team of 14 so you will have plenty of support & interaction with a team who believe that TEAM WORK is the most important goal. You will need to be experienced enough that you can work unsupervised & also assist our apprentices with learning when required. We have good gear & two brand new paint booths which all combine to make the business a great place to work in. Good pay rates (time & a half if overtime is wanted) are available for the right technician. I-CAR welding cert is a bonus if you have, if not than we can arrange & pay for. Anyone interest in moving from out of town to our beautiful part of the country is more than welcome & we can assist with the move & finding you accommodation. For more info send CV or give us a call for a chat. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

QC Laboratory Technician

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

International company with huge growth opportunities To apply you MUST have the current legal right to work in NZ Apply or phone for a confidential chat QC Laboratory Technicians Lonza are well regarded specialists in the research, development and manufacture of agrichemical and timber treatment requirements for both the national and international markets. Lonza in Taranaki are heavily involved in the manufacture of herbicide and fungicide products and they are continuing to develop and adapt to market conditions and requirements and their top of the line research, formulation and manufacturing gives them a strong edge over their competition. They are continuing to develop and adapt to market conditions and demands, with their top of the line research, formulation and manufacturing facility giving them a strong edge over the competition. The international reach of Lonza also provides further opportunities for your career growth. In roles aligning with their growth strategy, Lonza NZ are now seeking three QC Laboratory Technicians, reporting to the QC Manager to expand the quality control function during an exciting expansion stage. Working within the QC Laboratory, supporting the manufacturing facility, you will be accountable for performing a range of laboratory functions including: Analysis of finished products and intermediates using instrumental methods such as GC and HPLC; Testing and clearance of raw materials for use; Preparation and standardisation of reagents and maintaining stocks of supplies and chemicals; Maintenance and calibration of laboratory instruments and equipment; Entering analysis results into the SAP batch management system and production of certificates of quality; Supporting the QC Manager with method validations, and plant/customer investigations; The positions are based at our Bell Block manufacturing site and will be working 6.30am to 3pm on a 4 days on, 2 days off rotation. As the QC Technicians have a critical part to play in the business it is preferred that you have a relevant tertiary qualification and a keen interest in quality control processes. Applicants will also be required to undergo pre-employment medicals and drug and alcohol testing. This is a fantastic long term career opportunity with stability and career progression and international candidates with the appropriate experience are welcomed. To apply for the above positions please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter or phone Bruce on 021 247 7311 for a confidential chat and further information. Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients. Bruce Jordan +64 6 758 6329

Registered Nurse Theatre

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

New Plymouth Responsibility, Respect, Teamwork and Aspiration - do your values align with ours? Southern Cross Hospitals operates New Zealand's largest network of private surgical hospitals across New Zealand. Each year we have approximately 75,000 patients across our wholly-owned and joint venture facilities, for surgical procedures. We are looking for experienced Theatre Nurses to join our fun, professional team, covering a variety of surgical procedures. To be part of the team you will need: To be a registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand Have excellent communication skills Ideally a minimum of 2 years theatre nursing experience Commit to continuous quality improvement and on-going education through professional development Practice in accordance with best practice, legal and ethical professional standards As part of our team you will enjoy a fast-paced environment with a string focus on professional development, safe staffing levels and consistent high levels of patient satisfaction. How does Southern cross "treat you well!" Competitive remuneration packages Subsidised health insurance A comprehensive employee wellness programme New Zealand Nursing Council approved PDRP Christmas and New Year breaks If you are passionate about quality patient care we would love to hear from you. To apply please click apply now or for further information about the Southern Cross Hospitals national network please visit:

Embroidery Machine Operator

Full Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Due to development and growth within this business, we are now seeking an Embroidery Machine Operator, with solid experience operating multi head embroidery machines. Your role will include a wide range of daily tasks from: • Quality Control • System and maintenance checks • Applying heat presses to garments • Sending files for digitising • Selecting colour, thread and backing To be successful for this role you will: • Have a positive attitude and work well within a team environment • Have knowledge of Wilcom Embroidery Studio • Be self-motivated and be able to work efficiently and keep to deadline • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal • Have the ability to multi task with excellent time management and organisation skills • Strong attention to detail and take pride in the complete product If you have the experience and fit all the skill sets above, please apply in full confidence with a covering letter and CV to Adecco, 27 Devon Street West, New Plymouth

Laboratory Assistant

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

Our Client is a leading global agricultural science and technology company that provides agricultural products and services to farmers across New Zealand. A progressive and innovative organisation strongly focused on customer service. One of the integral parts of the organisation is the Global Research Station which specialises in the research and development of crop protection products. The Research station is situated at Omata, 10 minutes out of New Plymouth. In this position you will be responsible for: • Preparation and bulking up plant disease inoculum for use in disease field trials • Collecting and isolating plant pathogens for storage and future use in disease trials • Maintaining a fungal pathogen library • Managing all activities associated with a small pathology laboratory • Providing support to field research scientists in disease management and insect management disciplines. • Management of a small greenhouse and running of greenhouse studies Qualifications and Skills: • BSc in Microbiology or Biological sciences • Experience (minimum of 2 years) in general laboratory microbiology techniques • Plant pathology and culture of plant diseases is an advantage • Ability to follow methods and protocols • Strong EH&S focus • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work within a small team Our Client maintains a high level of health and safety awareness and all employees and contractors are required to abide by the company’s Health & Safety Policies. This position is for 30-40 hours per week. Hours of work will generally be 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. If you have proven abilities in the above mentioned then please apply online with an updated copy of your CV and covering letter. *Successful applicants with need to undergo Drug and Alcohol and medical testing

Mechanical Fitter

Contract | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are looking for individuals who have an extensive Mechanical Fitting/Welding background and experience. We'd like to hear from you if you meet the following criteria: Current trade papers 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.

Registered ECE/Primary Teacher

Full Time | Education & training | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We need a fun and enthusiastic person who is a registered ECE or primary qualified teacher for 30-35 hours per week to join our friendly team at YMCA Taranaki Childcare Centre. We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate teacher to inspire and be part of a great team who is passionate about delivering and maintaining a high standard of education and care for children. Our ideal new team member will have: • An approved early childhood or primary school teaching qualification. • A current practicing certificate. • A commitment to providing a high standard of learning experiences and care. • A calm and caring nature. • Collaborative team player and great role model. • Energetic and a sense of humour. • Strong understanding of programme planning, self-review and assessment. • Competent at Learning Stories. • An excellent communicator (written and verbal). • Display a high level of initiative. • Flexibility to work rostered hours between 7.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday. YMCA Taranaki Childcare is a Community Childcare Centre licensed for 49 children. At YMCA Taranaki we will provide you with Training and on-going Professional Development. A job description is available on request. This vacancy will remain advertised until a suitable candidate has been appointed. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Drive Thru Team Member - New Plymouth

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

PlaceMakers New Plymouth branch has a great opportunity for someone to join their friendly yard team delivering exceptional service to our Drive Thru customers. They are seeking an outgoing and friendly customer service champion. The Role: The main focus of a Yard/Drive Thru team member is for you to give excellent customer service and build strong relationships with our trade and retail customers. You will be helping customers load products onto their vehicles, managing stock counts, and will be assisting in other areas of branch operations. About you: This role is physically demanding and will involve heavy lifting. You will have solid Health and safety values and play an active part in our commitment to providing a safe work environment. You will need to hold a Full Class 1 Driver's Licence, and ideally a valid F endorsed Forklift Licence. Background in working in the building industry would be advantageous. The Offer: This is an exciting time to join our journey as we grow our people and business. You will have the opportunity for further training and development as well as career progression. In return you will be joining a well-respected company offering a range of benefits and opportunities for career advancement that come with being part of PlaceMakers. To apply please visit and quote reference #8630.

Salesperson - Opunake

Full Time | Retail | South Taranaki District

We're looking for an experienced salesperson to join the team at our Opunake store. Here at Farmlands we're focused on providing expert advice on rural services and supplies to our shareholders and customers. You'll need to be a hands-on, outgoing person, willing to learn with a passion for the agricultural sector. Ideally you'll have experience in retail sales and also be a team player. You'll need to be confident using a computer, able to pick up new product information quickly and be physically capable as there will be plenty of manual handling tasks. A current clean drivers licence would be an advantage to cover deliveries as well as forklift experience, although training will be provided to the successful applicant. Farmlands operates a Saturday morning roster system, so availability for this is essential. It's an exciting time to join Farmlands and this role provides challenge and opportunity for someone that's customer focused and willing to learn. In addition to a great team environment, Farmlands offer a competitive salary and ongoing training and development. Progress your career with a company that's really going places! To apply, click below to complete our online application (please ensure you have your CV and a covering letter ready).

Graduate Programme

Full Time | Oil & Gas | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

About Us We are Todd Energy a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a strong reputation nationally. We have been a leading oil & gas explorer in New Zealand for over 70 years and in conjunction with various joint venture partners, have ownership of a number of facilities that are responsible for over 80% of New Zealand's hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about is at Our Graduate Programme Explore your potential and kick-start your career with our Todd Energy Graduate Programme. Our programme allows you to cycle through our business areas, giving you an end-to-end view of what we do, and where you would like your career to head. Find out how we create products at our McKee and Mangahewa, and Kapuni Productions stations. Learn how to identify, solve and optimise problems. Discover where natural gas comes from and how we access it. Get an understanding of the production history and structure of our resources to optimise future economic recovery. Explore how a concept becomes reality and assist in managing real projects with real business outcomes. Learn from industry experts and deliver excellence in energy Rotations are tailored to suit you depending on your discipline and interests. Areas of exposure during this programme can include: Production engineering Wells & drilling engineering Instrument, electrical & controls engineering Project management Reservoir & petroleum engineering Geology & geophysics Commercial contracts & supply chain Our location Operating from Taranaki, Todd Energy is a pioneer and leader in New Zealand’s natural gas industry. We are a founding partner of the Len Lye Centre, as well as an event partner of the WOMAD festival since it began in Taranaki. We support our local communities, schools, sport clubs and a variety of community projects and infrastructure. Todd is committed to helping make the Taranaki region a great place to live. How to Apply Please visit or before Wednesday, 23 May 2018.

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