Non-Permanent Vacancies

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Important Attributes: Mechanically minded, experience with hand tools, reliable and punctual. Safety focused. Essential that you have a stable work history and two work related references.
Job Brief: Working with local manufacturers you will assist with assembly and production work. These roles do not require a trade qualification and are suited to individuals who have been trained on-the-job with activities associated with heavy assembly and/or welding.
Qualifications/Licenses: Not required
Important Attributes: Extensive experience with hand tools. Ability to read and interpret drawings. Great attention to detail and accuracy with work. A track record of stability and two work related references are essential.
Job Brief: Working for local manufacturing firms you will perform tasks specific to the assembly of a range of products
Qualifications/Licenses: Trade Qualification - Fitter or similar
Important Attributes: High level organisation and administration skills are essential. You will need to demonstrate exceptional skills in Microsoft Office suite - Word, Excel, Publisher, Power-point and Outlook. This role requires reliability, multi-tasking and someone that appreciates the importance of being discreet and respecting confidentiality.
Job Brief: You will provide support to company Directors, partners and/ or senior management. This support will include diary management, general administration including letter writing, data entry and email management. You may also be required to manage and book travel and accommodation.
Qualifications/Licenses: Certificate or Diploma in Business or Business Administration will be well regarded.
Important Attributes: An effective Project Manager understands the importance of working to and meeting deadlines. You will need strong communication skills as you may need to manage support staff or communicate progress to Senior Managers. High level IT and general administration skills are a must. It is also important you have worked across multiple industries as this will provide you the versatility needed to add value immediately.
Job Brief: Assisting with the delivering of project specific work, you will be required to work to deadlines managing a range of tasks which will vary greatly dependant on the project type and the industry you are working in. At times you may work in a leadership role, managing support staff and providing guidance around the scope of work and the overall program of work to be completed.
Qualifications/Licenses: Tertiary qualifications in Business, Project Management or Business Administration would be well regarded.
Important Attributes: Excellent data entry capabilities with a focus on speed and accuracy is essential. You will also need high level MS Excel and general administration abilities. Exposure to speciality payroll software would be advantageous.
Job Brief: On occasion you will support a Payroll or Accounts Manager on other occasions you will run payroll independently. This role will require you to manually enter payroll information, interpret awards and make payments.
Qualifications/Licenses: not required
Important Attributes: Extensive customer service experience. High level interpersonal skills. Professional presentation both in person and over the phone. Experience across Microsoft Office Suite particularly with Word and Excel.
Job Brief: Often positioned as the first point of contact between our clients and their customers you will greet people both over the phone and in person. This role will see you provide administrative support to a range of people at a range of levels, your attention to detail and reliability will see you deliver on what is required.
Qualifications/Licenses: Certificate in Business Administration will be well regarded.
Important Attributes: Focus and maturity and the ability to follow instructions within a team setting. Computer skills can be advantageous. You must be able to show a history of being a punctual and reliable employee, so it is essential that you have a stable work history and two work related references.
Job Brief: Often associated with labouring in food processing, light manufacturing and warehousing. Requires person to complete repetitive work with a consistent approach and a good eye for detail.
Qualifications/Licenses: Fork Lift well regarded but not essential
Important Attributes: Strong IT skills with exposure to accounting software such as MYOB, XERO, Quicken or similar. These roles will require data entry ideally above 10,000 keystrokes, with advanced excel skills highly regarded.
Job Brief: Often supporting the Office Manager or Company Accountant, you will work across accounts payable and/or receivable. Completing data entry, raising invoices and chasing debtors. Your capabilities with being highly organised, excellent communication will need to be of a very high standard.
Qualifications/Licenses: Certificate or Diploma in finance would be advantageous.
Important Attributes: A high level of professionalism both in presentation and communication is essential. You will need to be a capable multi tasker, knowing how to delegate and prioritise. High level Microsoft Office and general IT skills are essential.
Job Brief: In this role you will provide a level of leadership around the administration and or business operations for one of our clients. You will have high level admin skills particularly in the use of Word and Excel, ideally you will also have experience in accounts and payroll if not in a hands on capacity at least overseeing.
Qualifications/Licenses: Tertiary qualification in business or business administration would be well regarded
Important Attributes: Proven track record of performing heavy labour, attitude and motivation are key attributes. We also require punctuality and reliability and it is essential you have a stable work history and two work related references.
Job Brief: Working across a range of industries you will perform heavy lifting, physical and repetitive work. The work will be both indoors and out, you will often be exposed to extreme weather. Tenure will vary with some roles only requiring a single day and others may last over a year.
Qualifications/Licenses: Not required
Important Attributes: Exposure to structural steel but aluminium and stainless steel would be well regarded. Mig, Tig and Arc skills are often required, your application will be well regarded if you have the ability to read and work from drawings independently. A track record of stability and two work related references are essential.
Job Brief: Working for either local manufacturers or engineering firms you will use your skills to complete assembly work with a variety of materials with a focus on mild steel.
Qualifications/Licenses: Trade Qualified, Boilermaker or Fabricator
Important Attributes: Experience driving particularly Ballarat to Melbourne. Customer service experience, professional presentation and good communication skills is highly desirable. Two work related references are essential
Job Brief: Experience essential. JK often requires drivers for short term or ongoing assignments. Licenses at HR and HC welcome with particular interest in candidates with experience with MC.
Qualifications/Licenses: Dependant on role - HR, HC, MC