Temp & Permanent Staff

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(06) 878 0026

130 Queen Street East
Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
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September 2017

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Here is a small selection of some outstanding new candidates…

Trade Development/Marketing/Events Manager -  35586729

Moving home. This candidate has strong project management and marketing skills. Understands marketing converts to results and sales. Excellent communicator both verbally and written. Experienced in media release, advertising copy and communicating with media. Worked to deadlines and budgets. Post Grad in Marketing Management (A average). Worked in Wine, tourism and non-profit organisations. Referee states “consistently provided an excellent service to staff.

Maintenance Engineer and Fitter -  35586729

Moving to HB, this candidate has solid experience. Started off as a Fitter and then moved into a Services Engineer role. Responsible for the operation of the Maintenance Department and supervising contractors.  Referee says his technical skills are very extensive and he has a good background in manufacturing. Looked after plant services, compressed air to refrigeration to waste disposal.

CNC machinist/ Programmer- 41376440

Arriving this month seeking permanent work.  Verified 14 years computer software and CNC machinery experience. 10 years post trade tool jig and die making skills.  Proficient in Mastercam 9.x. A 3-axis mill machinist (FANUC, Siemen’s, Mitsubishi, Hurco). Super skilled -  familiar with drawings and writing programmes.

Legal Secretary / Admin - 41819686

High powered administrator seeking a move into legal.  Confidently provided secretarial support to medical centres and medical boards including liaison with lawyers on asset and share sales, commercial property rent and lease reviews. Currently completing Legal Executive studies.  Professional and poised.

Strong Admin Assistant/Receptionist/PA to Managing Director - 41637092

Excellent candidate. Industries include Leading NZ forestry investment and dairy company, transport and government department. About to finish maternity leave cover and now looking for that next role. Referee states “Organisation skills her strength, she has a good mind for things. Rated 8/10 for her work performance.

PA/ Administrator- 41609166

A versatile and resourceful Administrator seeking temp work. Microsoft and Lotus Notes savvy.  Proven work experience in the education, insurance and legal sectors.  Super typist – 300 reports in 9 months! Has won awards for outstanding customer service and performance. 

Plant Maintenance/ Automation / Electrical – 41650745

Rare! NZ Registered Electrician with a current Practicing Licence.  Skilled in planned and responsive electrical maintenance in high speed industrial manufacturing processing plants – including meat.  Shift cover for offline, High Care Zone (Red Line) free flow, spiral and blast freezers to minimise down time. SCADA, HMI and INNOVA systems. 

Production Manager/Supervisor – 41563650

“A can do attitude, personable, not afraid of a challenge and great multitasking ability. 10/10 for effort.” Proven management experience in meat, HAACP certified, skilled in MPI compliance, health and safety. Seeking stretch in another food category.

Health & Safety / Wellness Advisor – 41967834

Tertiary Qualified H & S professional with experience in HSNO, ACC AEP and ISO 14001.  Member of Health & Safety Association NZ. Registered Nurse.  Outstanding references - ’Proactive, very customer focused, will deal with the hard stuff and won’t walk away from it’’ “Capable of being insistent in a nice way and would work with people.  Could get point across without being pushy’’

Machine Operator / Printer / Digital Print Coordinator / Decorator - 40780530

Experienced offset double printing, laser and digital printing, hands on and mechanically minded.  Data management, also experienced in creating own programmes around automation.  Looking for a role in digital or set printing.  Doesn’t mind getting hands dirty.  Referee says, ‘He’s a clever cookie in plain English’.

Warehouse Storeman – 40386403

This candidate is reliable, hardworking and loyal.  Experienced in inwards / outwards goods, picking and packing.  Stock control.  F endorsed, OSH Certified, clean MOJ and drug free plus own reliable transport!

Accounts / Admin / Payroll  - 34904493

Good all-rounder, very adaptable.  Experience stretches across a variety of industries. Skilled in accounts payable/receivable, admin, payroll, invoicing, reconciliations. Software packages used MS Office suite, QuickBooks, Five Star Payroll Pro, Synergy, Xero, MYOB, SAP.  Looking for a permanent position. Available immediately.

CNC Machinist / Programmer – 41469346

Multi-skilled and qualified CNC machinist and tool maker with solid industry experience in packaging and food processing machines.  Extensive experience in tool making, team leadership, procurement and purchasing, tech documentation & machinery maintenance. Referee describes him as an, ‘Excellent & hardworking employee’.

“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all”