Whether you’re recruiting for technical and operation positions as a new permanent hire, a fixed period for a maternity or paternity contract, or a short-term emergency cover, we work on a genuinely consultative basis to offer you a wide variety of recruitment options.
Engineers are currently in very high demand across the board, as there are less high-quality engineers than there are positions available. As a result of this, the most talented engineers are generally all gainfully employed with no interest at all in switching companies. Increased investment in a wide variety of projects is driving this demand for qualified engineers who can see projects all the way from design right through to completion of construction. Many employers are specifically looking for candidates with experience working on government projects because they have demonstrated experience with the nature and scope of large-scale projects.
Some businesses with logistics divisions are opting toward leaner operations, which means finding the right has never been more crucial. Effective Logistics coordination is inextricably linked these days to advanced tools such as enterprise technology, which means it’s super important that all new hires in this field are technologically skilled. It would also be beneficial if candidates for logistics coordinator positions would be proficient in as many of the more traditional areas of this role as possible. Whatever the particular requirements of the logistics coordinator role in your company may be, our recruitment team is available to offer advice on your next hire.
Maintenance managers are usually required in a range of different industries, from manufacturing companies, electrical plants, and most commercial buildings. Generally, the role requires them to perform day-to-day procedures to maintain a facility usually under the direction of property or operations manager. They are responsible for overseeing all new installations, as well as repairs and general upkeep operations of all facilities. It is their responsibility to ensure their co-workers have all the necessary physical resources available to them according to the designated budget. Additionally, the right hire for most maintenance managers will likely need a solid understanding of how plumbing and electrical systems work, as well as hands-on experience with carpentry and metalwork.
Operations management roles are considered to be quite valuable right now because recent growth has created an influx of positions, while the skills required seem to be relatively rare, making it difficult to find the right hire. From COO positions and Operations Managers, to Executive Assistants and Academic Project Managers, there’s an unusually large number of available operations positions in the community. Operations management roles often act as multipliers, enabling staff within the organisation to increase and maximise their productivity. Operations management positions are usually required to oversee the crucial functions of top-performing organisations, such as management of staff, overseeing budgets, as well as helping to hire and then train any new staff.
As demand for end-to-end seamless customer experience grows, so too does the value of supply chain and procurement management for all organisations that manage goods and/or services. Consequently, this means that the need is at an all-time high for strategic procurement professionals with experience in structuring business partnering functionality, writing procedures and policies, following them through to implementation. By applying specialist proprietary tools, we can specify each individual candidate’s motivations and competencies, allowing us to match job seekers with procurement management experience with the right company’s organisational culture for optimum long-term employment.
Project managers are usually responsible for planning and overseeing a variety of projects within an organisation, from initial ideation through to the project’s completion. They coordinate processes to deliver each project on time and under budget, also with the desired outcomes as they are aligned to the objectives. Candidates in this role will also need to act as a liaison point between senior management and the project team. Another key area of this position is to identify and then mitigate all risks, which could have a negative impact on the delivery of the successful project. As companies look to innovation and creation of competitive advantages, they increasingly turn towards project management professionals to help with implementation. This had caused an increase in demand for project manager roles.
The role of Service Coordinator is often responsible for recruiting and training service employees, manages their daily schedule, and oversees their interactions with customers. They may also be required to handle any customer questions or complaints, and ultimately reports to the manager above them as necessary. Service coordinators spend most of their time in an office environment, working each day to match clients with staff who can provide appropriate services, and they may also spend some of their time meeting with clients in the field. The right hire in a service coordinator role will need to have exemplary communication skills as well as fantastic skills with problem-solving. To be successful in this role, candidates must be able to build good relationships and partnerships with both service providers and customers.
Supply Chain Manager
A quality Supply Chain Manager generally manages the supply chain activities so that they maximise the value of customers while also finding the advantage over competitors. Centralised on customer’s needs, supply chain management is about providing the right quantity and quality of products for the right cost. The competition for supply chain management roles and jobs is often intense, with talent issues beyond the arena of information systems becoming a primary concern for many firms. Even organisations with successful hiring cycles are still concerned about new hire retention and development of talent. Staff retention also is a concern for some companies due to the habit of millennials to jump between jobs and roles. Thankfully iPlace Recruitment has suggestions on how an employer can challenge and motivate new hires in order to keep them at your company for the long term.
Warehousing management roles are at a 10-year high, so the requisite fulfilment for e-commerce is also in high demand. This is excellent news for new hires looking for job security within this field. Unfortunately, as newer technology is continually integrated and introduced faster than the new software and hardware can be mastered, logistical issues are inevitable. Warehouse managers of today need to be extremely technologically focused, with the ability to deal with complex personnel management matters, tricky safety scenarios, unpredictable peak planning, and so much more. The right hire will have an abundance of experience with all of the commonly experienced challenges within warehouse operations, including how they can repair them quickly, or even ultimately avoid them in the first place.
The terms such as “people skills” or “leadership ability” are overused on resumes, almost to the point of them no longer having meaning. However, the most successful hires when it comes to WHS Management hinges on them being able to effectively deal with a wide scope of personalities. The most effective WHS managers understand that safety programs are much more than writing some rules and then training employees to follow them. The right candidate for WHS management positions knows that staff will learn more by watching management than anywhere else, so they must always follow WHS procedures religiously.
An essential role in almost any retail business, shelf stocking positions obviously revolve mainly around filling shelves. That being said, it can also refer to organising and replenishing boxes of goods in the backroom or the warehouse. Effective techniques for shelf stocking ensures products are always available for purchase while also preventing merchandise from being arranged poorly, which can ultimately hinder sales. Shelf stockers may also be responsible for the reordering of stock whenever supplies start to run low. In contrast, stock replenishment in larger retail establishments like shopping centres might occur automatically with automated inventory management.
Rather than placing candidates in technical and operation roles just so we can meet KPIs, our recruitment methods are always relationship-driven. We match each role with the perfect candidate for your company culture by getting to know our business clients as well as meeting each prospective recruit. We have so much confidence with our recruitment process that we provide a six-month guarantee for each technical and operation hire to ensure we have made the right choice. Contact iPlace Recruitment today so we can find a candidate for your next technical and operation role.