Manufacturing Industry News, Articles and Jobs

Recruitment Trends in 2017

Is it a good time to be looking for jobs in New Zealand? Outlined below are a few areas of growth and concern that we have seen in the job market over the past year.
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Recruiting a Recruiter

Who do you trust with your career? Is the question every job-seeker needs to be asking themselves when working with an external recruiter. Having a great recruiter can truly be life change whilst a crappy recruiter can burn your career with only few sloppy actions. But how can you determine who is good and who is garbage? It’s tough when they all say the right things and make big promises.
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Christchurch, The Sunrise City

Red eyed and under-caffeinated, I had an odd thought as my AirNZ flight began it’s decent into Christchurch early yesterday morning. Christchurch is a Sunrise City! not purely for it’s east facing orientation, but it’s rebirth following the earthquakes of 2011.
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Prepare for tomorrow by hiring today

Technical Recruitment Solutions have been recruiting for technical staff in permanent positions since our establishment in 1996. In these 21 years we have seen various trends and changes in the manufacturing, trades and services industry but 2017 was a year of dramatic change in hiring trends. With accelerated innovation in materials and production, automation and global competition it’s becoming increasing difficult to stay ahead of the market. Read more

It seems that many young New Zealanders do not see the manufacturing industry as a viable career option. After examining the exciting and technical path that the industry is currently taking, there seems to be an obvious trend. The industry is growing towards the youth of our nation and infiltrating schools and universities around New Zealand.

The Manufacturing Industry is Searching for Young Talent

It seems that many young New Zealanders do not see the manufacturing industry as a viable career option. After examining the exciting and technical path that the industry is currently taking, there seems to be an obvious trend. The industry is growing towards the youth of our nation and infiltrating schools and universities around New Zealand.   Read more

Calling all Maintenance Engineers!

It has been a busy winter for New Zealand’s technical sectors and Maintenance Engineers are in high demand for a number of our clients. Opportunities exist across several industries including Food/FMCG, as well as heavy industry, manufacturing and service. Our friendly team of specialist consultants have a great mix of roles across both islands. Click on any of the links below, if you are interested: Read more

Asset Manager - Heavy manufacturing

Heavy Manufacturing Manager Role

Asset Manager – Sick of the instability of the Oil & Gas sector? Then jump the fence and use your skills in the global food & beverage sector and grow your career in a vibrant industry that is constantly growing. Get involved in the asset life cycle of large production / processing machinery, using your engineering strengths to help guide the company in improving their life cycle management strategies, for a huge range of machinery and manufacturing equipment across all of our food manufacturing plants Check out our website www.trs.co.nz or contact John directly on jk@trs.co.nz.

Maintenance engineer role

Maintenance Engineer Role

Part Process Engineer? Part Machinist? Part wizard? Great autonomous role in HAMILTON!!! I’m looking for a versatile MAINTENANCE ENGINEER to join an iconic Kiwi manufacturing business. No shift work! Interested? Follow the link for a full brief: https://lnkd.in/gQKJJVe

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Are you a sales driven professional, with a passion for technology, science or engineering? I am looking for a Business Development Manager who is experienced with R&D/technology to join Callaghan Innovation in Wellington, New Zealand. For more information check out the following links: 1) https://lnkd.in/gQzSdxu  2) https://lnkd.in/gFqzBvR

Diesel Mechanic role

Diesel Mechanic Role

If you’re a diesel mechanic who has worked on earth-moving equipment, we would love to hear from you. Follow the link for more details: https://lnkd.in/gFdHtGj or alternatively contact me on darren@trs.co.nz or call 0800 171 000