Manufacturing Industry News, Articles and Jobs

Hiring Tips: Cultural Fit, Important or Not?

First things first. Any candidate needs a fine balance of cultural fit and technical skill. Without a suitable cultural fit, how is the candidate going to work with others? and without relevant technical skills, how will the candidate do the job? My issue is that a lot of companies can be blinded by education and qualifications, but if the employer wants the longed-for “perfect” candidate, then they must look beyond their education and see the bigger picture.

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Woman in Trades – Building Success

When you imagine what a skilled trades person looks like, you probably picture a guy with a beard wearing a hard hat, work boots and dirty jeans. But what about the women?

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Don’t Judge a Book By its Cover, Nor a Job by its Title

Many candidates can get fixated on job titles, where in reality, a job title is just a thin blanket covering a detailed and interesting role. However, job titles can become confusing when the same title means different things at different organizations and don’t always represent the same level of seniority. The purpose of a job title is to describe an entire day-to-day role in three words or less… as you can imagine this can lead to some inaccuracies.

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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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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