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Current vacancies

We have the following opportunities available!

  • Maintenance team member
  • Team leader: Installation team

Labourers/team leader/hammer hand

Are you an all-round ‘Rockstar’ who wants to belong to a successful business and be part of hard-working team?

Southward Shelving & Racking is one of NZ’s leading shelving and racking companies and we are on the hunt for a few ‘Rockstars’ to join our team.

We are a Cambridge based, family owned and operated business who believe in working hard, integrity, respect, and quality.

Due to growth we need people in a few areas for a variety of positions:

  • Racking installers
  • Team Leader/Supervisor
  • Hammerhand for maintenance team

We are looking for reliable, hardworking people who take pride in their work.  Teamwork is of utmost importance, as is communication and attitude.  We will upskill, train and invest in you if you are committed to making a positive contribution to the team!

Requirements:

  • Fit, strong and healthy
  • Mature and responsible
  • Drug free
  • Team leader role: Experience in on-site staff supervision

Any of the following abilities/experiences/qualifications will be an advantage but is not a requirement:

  • Experience in a similar field/position (construction, factory or installation work)
  • Experience in a variety of tools and equipment
  • Forklift certificate or EWP licence (Scissor lift)
  • Welding or fabrication experience

As most of our projects are out of town, you must be willing to travel on short notice and for extended periods (but hardly ever work over weekends).

The successful applicant/s will be rewarded with a remuneration package that reflects their experience and capabilities.

To apply, email your resume to office@southward.co.nz .

Applicants for this position must have:

  • The legal right to work in NZ
  • A valid clean NZ driver licence
  • Be able to pass random drug tests

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly, if you have not heard from us please assume your application at this time has been unsuccessful.

Team member: Maintenance team

Are you reliable, eager to learn with a positive attitude? Have basic experience in power/hand tools but eager to learn new skills to develop your career?

Then we have the job for you!

Southward Shelving & Racking, one of NZ’s leading shelving and racking companies, is looking for a new team member.  We are a Cambridge based, family owned and operated business who believe in working hard, integrity, respect, and quality.

As part of the maintenance team you will carry out repairs and maintenance to steel racking systems. You will also be involved in the installation of racking projects when needed.

Requirements:

  • Reliable, eager to learn with a positive attitude
  • Experience in the use of various power/hand tools

Any of the following abilities, experience and/or qualifications will be an advantage, but not a requirement:

  • Welding experience
  • Forklift / EWP
  • Experience in Fabrication
  • Working at heights
  • Fire extinguisher course
  • First Aid

We operate across New Zealand, so the ability to travel from time to time is important.  Our normal working hours are 7.30 to 16:30 but most mornings the team leave early to clients’ sites (6:30 or 7:00).

To apply for this position, email your resume to office@southward.co.nz.

Applicants for this position must have:

  • Legal right to work in New Zealand
  • A valid clean NZ driver licence
  • Be able to pass random drug tests

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly, if you have not heard from us please assume your application at this time has been unsuccessful.

Team Leader: Installations

Are you a reliable, hard-working, “on the tools” team leader ready for the next step in your career?

Southward Shelving & Racking, one of NZ’s leading shelving and racking companies, is looking for a reliable, results driven Installation Team leader.

You will have experience in successfully supervising a team, a sharp and savvy operator with the ability to think on your feet and making sound decisions. This is a “on the tools” position where you will be actively involved on sites. You will need to prioritise tasks and keep the team motivated.  You understand how important client relationships are and do your best to keep your site safe, your team efficient, and the customer happy.

We are a Cambridge based business who believe in ‘old school‘ values like working hard, integrity, reliability, respect and quality.  This role is integral to our operations and will be working closely and reporting directly to the Project Manager.

The ability to read/understand technical drawings would be preferred. A background in engineering, construction or previous experience in racking installation would be an advantage.

Any of the following abilities, experience and/or qualifications will also count in your favour:

  • Welding or fabrication experience
  • Forklift / EWP
  • Working at heights
  • First Aid

We operate across New Zealand, so the ability to travel from time to time is important.  Our normal working hours are 7.30 to 16:30 but most mornings the team has an earlier start to travel to clients’ sites.

If you have a ‘glass half full’ hands on approach to life and looking for the next step in your career, then this is a fantastic career opportunity for the right individual.

To apply for this position, email your resume to office@southward.co.nz.

Applicants for this position must:

  • Have the legal rights to work in New Zealand
  • A valid clean NZ driver licence
  • Be able to pass random drug screens

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly, if you have not heard from us please assume your application at this time has been unsuccessful.

 

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