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Regional Manager

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business. Downer's Transport sector has the diversity, scope and depth of experience, combined with a highly skilled, multi–disciplined team that provides customers with an integrated and collaborative partner to deliver sustainable and innovative whole–life infrastructure solutions. Our vision is to be the preferred partner for our customers, lead the way in our industries, attract and retain the very best people and keeping our people safe at all times. This is a highly people focussed role with great opportunities to shape, live and embed our culture of collaboration and trust. It is all about working together to make things happen and leading from the front. The Role We are looking for a strong people leader with commercial savvy to join as our Regional Manager in Taranaki. This is a career defining opportunity to make a real difference to our highly successful and growing organisation in a senior leadership role. Reporting to the General Manager, Lower North region, this senior leadership role will provide effective area wide leadership ensuring a highly motivated and productive field leadership team consistently delivering services for Downer’s Transport Services clients. As Regional Manager, you will have a key leadership role focused on developing and implementing strategies to ensure profitable growth across all businesses in your area. With a strong pipeline of long term forward work base, including having recently won the New Plymouth District Council 10-year contract, you’ll continue to work with the business Manager’s to identify the local regional business opportunities through having a strong focus on the customer, providing thought leadership and collaborative solutions. You’ll work in partnership in multi-functional teams across the Downer wide business, ensuring business opportunities are maximised and delivered with expertise. To do this, you will champion best practice across financial and business processes which are consistent and compliant with our business policies and system. You’ll be someone who possess strong emotional intelligence, passion and drive; smarts and commercial acumen; courage; a collaborative and team based focus; clear demonstration of Zero Harm commitment; a proven track record of operational excellence and delivering on operational promises and commercial outcomes. About you We are looking for dynamic and inspirational leadership. You’ll have proven management experience with responsibility and accountability for staff, plant and return on investment. With demonstrated experience in delivering complex maintenance, construction and operations services, preferably from construction and infrastructure sectors, you’ll have expertise as a senior leader who can create and deliver a strong customer focus culture. You’ll also be in possession of emotional intelligence, the ability to work under pressure in a fully integrated team environment, excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to influence and proven customer relationship skills. Our organisation has significant size and scale and we can provide ongoing leadership development, career opportunities and the ability to be involved in some of the most prominent projects across New Zealand. How to apply This is an exciting opportunity to directly shape, influence and facilitate not only the financial performance of our business and be part of the strategic journey as we go through significant growth but also be part of shaping the future of New Zealand’s infrastructure. Confidential enquiries can be made directly to Lara Aldridge-Tucker, Recruitment Consultant – Transport Services – or 021 905 931 or visit quote reference #564033 (please do not send applications to this email address – apply as per the instructions). Please note that the successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible. Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered. logo Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Quality Lead

Full Time | Manufacturing | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Your impact This role focuses on continuous improvement of quality and product safety across the specialty cheese and natural pack product portfolio – minimising costs whilst ensuring world class quality is upheld. You will have good attention to detail and have sound knowledge of quality systems: FSSC22000, ISO9001, risk management and regulatory systems. Food industry experience is ideal! Utilise your knowledge and receive the responsibility you crave to ensure Fonterra stays the most trusted source of dairy nutrition in this role which has exposure to Fonterra’s most loved brands. What you’ll bring To succeed in this role you will need: Previous experience, and understanding, of Food Safety and Quality systems Involvement in developing FSQ systems whilst mentoring and coaching others Implement, maintain and improve the site product testing, grading, and release programme Experience with External and Internal Audits and implementation of Corrective action and verification activities Ability to influence others and the professional courage to stand up for what is right Excellent communication skills Ability to project manage to stick to a deadline Our story Take your career in the right direction, in this rare and exciting opportunity within a global market leader. Apply today. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Meat Process Workers

Full Time | Agriculture, Farming, Forestry & Fishing | All Taranaki

Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products. We are a regionally significant business: with annual revenue, in excess of $2bn, 7,000 employees, seven offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries. 'To become the world's most successful and sustainable grass-fed red meat company' is our vision as a food company. We are committed to excellence with a level of skill, expertise and care that allows us to bring the very best of New Zealand to the world. Process Workers Silver Fern Farms Hawera is seeking applications for seasonal staff for our Hawera beef processing plant, for day and afternoon shifts. New season commences October/November. Our Hawera plant processes beef cattle, and employs about 580 people in peak season. We offer a great team environment and you'll be working with a proud team of people in a progressive food processing company. So if you're physically fit, enjoy working as part of a team, have a 'can do' attitude, keen to learn, not afraid of a bit of hard work, and are a New Zealand Citizen/Resident, or hold an open work permit, then we want to hear from you. Just remember that Silver Fern Farms is working hard to maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is mandatory. •Hawera is the second biggest town in the Taranaki region, with a population of 11,000. It is close to Mount Taranaki, surfing beaches, and New Plymouth •Taranaki - rated second in the world by Lonely Planet as 'the place to be' •Hawera has been voted as the #1 Plant in the Silver Fern Farms Group five years in a row •Entry level positions and full training given •Positions available in both primary and secondary butchery departments To apply online, click on 'apply' below to submit your application.

Fitter Welders

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Warner Construction is a privately owned company that has been operating for over 30 years in and around Taranaki and are currently seeking competent - - Pipe Fitters - Mechanical Fitters - ASME Welders - Boiler Makers If you have the skills and seeking immediate employment and can work in a drug and alcohol work free environment please send your current CV. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

GIS and Asset Data Analyst

Full Time | Government & Council | South Taranaki District

The South Taranaki District Council is seeking a proactive and motivated individual to fill this key position in the Strategic Assets Unit. This is a permanent full time 40 hour per week position based at the Administration Building in Hawera and will work closely with the Strategic Asset Manager and team. The GIS and Asset Data Analyst will be responsible for providing, maintaining and continuously improving GIS and Asset Management systems and services across the organisation. They will also plan and co-ordinate the revaluation of engineering assets and will be accountable for ensuring the asset data is accurately captured, managed and reported. This position will provide a positive, prompt and efficient service to our internal customers as well as supporting the Strategic Asset Manager with the development of the Asset Management Plans. The ideal candidate will have good computer skills with accuracy and an eye for detail. You will need to be proactive with the ability to multi-task and manage your time effectively. Excellent relationship-building skills both internally and externally are critical. It is essential that you have a working knowledge of asset information systems and preferably with AssetFinda. Experience with Power BI would be advantageous. It is desirable that the successful applicant has a tertiary qualification in asset management or an engineering discipline. If you can think analytically and have the maturity to work in an independent manner then this position may be just what you are looking for. The South Taranaki District Council offers a proven "Best Place to Work" environment and the chance to join an energetic and progressive organisation. We employ people with a 'Can Do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities. The STDC invests strongly in learning and personal development for its staff and offers competitive remuneration packages and modern facilities. If this role appeals to you, head over to our website where you can access the background information and job description for the role. If submitting an application, please ensure you provide a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role along with your most current CV. Applications close at 4.00pm on Wednesday, 23 October 2019.

Community Support Workers -North Taranaki

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

We are looking for a casual Administrator / and a casual Community Support Worker, based in our New Plymouth Office, on an as required basis to provide support to the North Taranaki branch when existing staff are on leave or when our business operations require extra support. This position is a dual role. As a casual Administrator; Our Administrator work is varied, and it’s key focus is to provide quality customer service and Administrative support to our North Taranaki Branch. We would love to hear from you if; • You have an understanding of and are committed to our vision of inclusion for all people • Want to work for a community organisation with a clear purpose and vision • Strong Administrative abilities and are able to identify what needs to be done and are able to organise and motivate yourself to do it. • Having experience with networking and connecting communities • Are friendly, and able to provide efficient and proactive customer service. This person will: • Be experienced in administration and front desk roles • Have strong IT skills, including databases • Have excellent people skills and be a great team player As a casual Community Support Worker; CCS Disability Action is committed to including all people within our communities; we highly value diversity and promote difference. We are seeking a like-minded person to work in our North Taranaki Branch alongside disabled people as their Community Support Worker (casual). This role offers you an exciting opportunity to use and develop your support skills within the North Taranaki community. Our work is undertaken alongside disabled people, their family/whanau, and supports the individual’s needs in a person directed, creative way. We are looking for people who: • Love working with others to help them achieve their goals • Have strong connections to the community • Are enthusiastic and have lots of interests • Are team players but can work independently • Are passionate about ensuring that disabled people can live in their own homes and participate in their own community by accessing opportunities of their choosing. Previous experience with working with people with high and complex needs an advantage. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working in the disability sector. CCS Disability Action builds our work around three core documents; UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the NZ Disability Strategy. We work within a Human Rights framework and are an EEO employer meaning we make accommodation and openly encourage people with lived experience of disability to apply. To apply for this role please email for a CCS employment application form. Please provide a completed CCS application form, a copy of your CV and covering letter. This can be emailed to or posted to, CCS Disability Action Central Region, PO Box 35-156, Naenae, Lower Hutt 5011. We are committed to ensuring our application process is accessible to everyone. Should you require an alternative method of application please contact our HR Administrator Margaret Phillips on (04) 801 0212 or email Applications close Monday 21st October 2019 at 5:00pm Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Occupational Health Nurse

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

About us OK Health is regarded as a dynamic, progressive and innovative company that has brought occupational health services into the 21st century. OKH is a unique provider who tailors its services to meet customer requirements by developing robust systems to ensure the right service for each client. About the role Occupational Health Nursing is an exciting and growing area of expertise and gives nurses the opportunity to work with people at ground level providing health education and support to many people who may otherwise not access health care. This is a part-time role working at least 25 hours a week over 4 days. In this field of work, you will be able to have the opportunity to: Work with people from diverse backgrounds Experience work environments that you may never otherwise see Provide a number of different services, including pre-employment medicals, drug testing, health monitoring, well health checks, vaccinations, workplace assessments and blood tests Make a real difference to people on a day to day basis About you The relevant tertiary qualification (BHSc Nursing) Current registration with NZ Nursing Council or ability to apply for this A full NZ Driver's Licence and car is required Intermediate to advanced computer skills (including Microsoft Office) No previous occupational health nursing experience is required, as we will give you full training and ongoing support. Our office is in New Plymouth, however you would not be coming into the office everyday as most of the work is at client workplaces or at our satellite offices around Taranaki. The Benefits You will be working with a great team of nurses both in Taranaki and within our wider National team. We provide a range of staff benefits, including: Annual study funding, and paid study leave Wellbeing initiatives: flu vaccinations, eye exams, access to EAP services etc. Work/life balance and flexibility Mobile phone and laptop provided! Closing date This role will be closing on Wednesday 19 June 2019. Next steps If you have any questions about this role, or your suitability, please contact Julie Cameron on 021 859 572, otherwise use the button below and APPLY NOW! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How much notice are you required to give your current employer? What's your expected annual base salary? Are you currently registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand? How many hours are you available to work per week?

Unit Coordinator

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

Ryman Healthcare At Ryman everything we do has to be good enough for mum and dad. This commitment to providing the very best retirement living and care is something we truly believe in and it drives us every day. When nurses join Ryman they find a team of people who work hard for our residents, and their families, and care about the work that they do. They also recognise that kindness, passion and a dedication to developing our people, are all fundamental to the way we work. About the Role A Ryman Unit Coordinator's work is varied, meaningful and challenging. Based at our beautiful village, Jean Sandel Retirement Village in New Plymouth, you will use innovative technology - including our own purpose-built care app - and all your nursing and people skills to: Effectively manage the Hospital unit and ensure compassionate and excellent quality care is provided to all residents Lead, develop and grow a strong team of happy, kind, trained and highly motivated staff Ensure accurate and timely documentation is completed Support the clinical manager We have a Full-time role available working Sunday to Wednesday 0800-1630. About You To thrive in our supportive and caring environment you will have: Previous experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably in aged care Previous leadership experience with the ability to lead, share knowledge and motivate your team Drive and passion to deliver first class care to our residents Concise documentation skills Benefits of working at Ryman Healthcare Working at Ryman has benefits beyond providing the best care to our residents. As part of the team you will: Work in a fun, friendly and supportive team environment Have certainty of hours through fixed rosters Enjoy a great resident-to-staff ratio, allowing for more personalised care Get extensive career progression opportunities to leadership positions Receive ongoing support for your professional development Access scholarships and bursaries for further education Get education, long service and wellness leave on top of standard leave Get opportunities to work in both Australia and New Zealand Receive free designer uniform Access over 60 discounts with well-known brands across a variety of sectors including; health and wellbeing, banking, insurance, and retail Have a full orientation and induction Work in a secure building with 24-hour management support If you are interested in joining an organisation with a clear purpose that are committed to safety, kindness and developing our people we would love to hear from you.

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Full Time | HR & Recruitment | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Be part of a Global recruitment service provider Recruit for top clients We offer fantastic incentive schemes Senior Recruitment Consultant NES Global Talent is the world's leading supplier of technical recruitment solutions to the construction, infrastructure, engineering, oil and gas, energy, IT and life science markets. Enjoying a network of offices in over 50 locations around the globe, we are superbly placed to deliver a recruitment service to a wide range of the world's leading companies. In response to changing economic situations, NES has exposure across a variety of additional technical sectors and as NES Global Talent invests in its systems, brand and people as a fundamental priority this keeps us at the front of partnering with our clients. As the world's leading supplier of technical recruitment solutions we are superbly placed to deliver a fantastic recruitment service to a wide range of the world's leading companies. Due to an internal international appointment NES Global Talent are on the lookout for an experienced and career driven Recruitment Consultant to join our specialised team in New Plymouth carrying out predominantly Permanent recruitment. As a Senior Recruitment Consultant, your responsibilities will include: Responsibility for the end to end recruitment life cycle Developing relationships with key customers Candidate interviews and offer management Business development of new clients Market mapping and talent mapping Attending key industry networking events to increase market presence and develop relationships Assisting in mentoring other staff members as and when required Essential Requirements: Specialised sector recruitment partnering experience 360 recruitment experience Enthusiasm and a positive attitude Desired Experience: Specialist knowledge and network in a technical, engineering or IT sectors Package on Offer: Competitive salary Industry leading commission structures paid monthly Australasia and New Zealand based individual and branch incentives A fantastic work life balance Additional leave per year including paid Birthday’s Global awards ceremony held in a different geographical location each year Various team incentives held monthly This is an awesome opportunity and for a confidential chat on this position please contact Bruce on 0212477311 for further information Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below. The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How many years of 360 recruitment experience do you have?


Full Time | Construction - Other | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Worley is the leading provider of advisory, engineering, procurement and construction services for new and existing assets. We are invested in New Zealand’s changing ‘new energy economy’. Our fully-integrated service offering helps customers at every stage of the business lifecycle; from early concept planning, project scoping, through enhancements and maintenance, to abandonment and remediation. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Estimator to join our team. Ideal candidates should be flexible in skill set and approach to deliver at an advanced level. Experience in major industrial projects/portfolios, and/or industrial plant shutdown environments, and a working knowledge of execution phase project cost management is desired. Our organisation continues to evolve and grow, providing substantial opportunities to develop rewarding careers in a dynamic and professional atmosphere. This role would suit individuals with significant estimating experience, who are seeking a challenge and enjoy working in a dynamic high energy project environment. To be successful you will need: ·A Degree, Diploma, or Certificate in Engineering with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in cost estimating ·Be able to coordinate all estimating activities on assigned projects ·A clear understanding of, and ability to work with, engineering drawings and specifications ·Ability to prepare total installed cost, engineering, procurement and construction estimates from the front- end engineering phases, being conceptual, definitive, and execution through to closeout ·Excellent communication and relationship building skills This role based in New Plymouth is supported by our existing Delivery Services Team which includes project controls, planning and scheduling, procurement and contracts as well as the expertise residing within the wider Worley community of 60,000 staff worldwide.

NZ Safety and Risk Engineering Manager

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

If keeping in front of latest developments, the terms HAZOP, HAZID, Formal Safety Assessments, SIL, LOPA and SFAIRP (to name a few), together with a challenging and rewarding leadership role in a globally recognised company get you excited then this could be the next role for you. Here at Worley New Zealand, we’re market leaders and when it comes to our people, we pride ourselves on offering progressive, innovative careers within a flexible workplace and unrivalled setting. As the Safety & Risk Engineering Manager, you’ll be an integral part of our consultation on safety systems and provide technical leadership to our entire NZ team of engineers, ensuring they have the resources and support to deliver consistent and cost effective solutions to our clients. As a recognised SME your ability to clearly define and resolve engineering issues will be at the forefront as you work closely with our team to win and deliver work. Your strong technical ability and impeccable leadership qualities will be key in this role. You have a solid track record in presenting ‘best for business’ solutions and you’re confident in developing meaningful and valued relationships with customers, business partners and the wider Worley group. Most importantly, you thrive on not only leading a successful team, but supporting, mentoring and motivating them too. Familiarity with and application of key NZ legislation in both the Major Hazard sphere, offshore environments and HSNO regulations to help and our existing and future clients. Based in New Plymouth or Auckland, you’ll have the best of both worlds: a gratifying career in a company that rewards hard work and encourages development. These opportunities don’t come around often, so why not make the most of it? It’s a great time to join Worley and accelerate your career as we grow. We are proud of our history, spanning more than 40 years in New Zealand, are excited by the capability, experience and energy we bring to our customers and people. Let’s shape the future together.

Project Manager

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end to end services, providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power & Gas distribution network owners. Experiencing business success with strong project pipelines, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team. Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms. Based out of our New Plymouth Depot, you’ll enjoy working with a high energy, dedicated team across the Western region. The Role: Fast paced Project Management position working at job level to ensure our overhead lines, substations and electrical fitting, sub division, replacement and maintenance projects, deliver on time and to specification. You’ll be overseeing a high volume of short turnaround, tight timeframe projects and be working closely with our operational leaders and our client. About you: Power distribution industry experience is critical for you to be able to add technical value to our projects. An understanding of how to deliver project outcomes is essential and could come from previous Project Management experience or industry related supervisory/leadership roles if you are keen to learn. Juggling multiple priorities will come easily, along with a flexible attitude and an aptitude to turn your hand to anything to get things done. You’ll demonstrate natural communication skills allowing you to keep all your key stakeholders regularly informed and engaged throughout the project. Negotiation skills come with the territory along with motivational leadership and empowerment. Bringing sound commercial acumen, you’ll also demonstrate an ability to analyse problems and make robust business decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and cost. You’ll also offer: Practical knowledge of engineering design standards Intermediate Microsoft Office skills Strong time management and organisation skills In return we offer: A role with Downer Power and Gas can advance your career and expand your skills. We provide comprehensive competency training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of the skills you offer and all the tools of trade you need to do your job. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 563931 to apply. All successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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