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Off Tools Paint / Panel Role — Tuesday 31st October 2017
This trade qualified Spray painter has progressed to an off tools role representing a top automotive refinishing company. He is currently in South Africa but ready to make the move to New Zealand and would suit an automotive paint sales or technical advisor role for a paint company. He is a top calibre applicant with excellent specialised skills.
Automotive Parts Manager — Tuesday 31st October 2017
This highly experienced light and heavy Parts Manager started his career as a technician, but moved into parts 13 years ago. He has had a progressive career, now being manager of a GM dealer looking after passenger vehicles, light commercial and heavy (Isuzu) truck parts. Experience at this level is always hard to find in the NZ market. This South African applicant is ready to get on the plane as soon as a job offer and visa can be obtained. He is a quality applicant who should not be overlooked.
Panel Beater — Tuesday 31st October 2017
This trade qualified panel beater has a wide range of experience from major structural repairs through to touch-up work. He has worked on a wide variety of vehicles over the last 7 years including high-end European luxury vehicles. He is currently situated in South Africa, but is ready to make the move as soon as a job offer can be secured. This candidate will be moving with his partner and is open to opportunities throughout New Zealand. He is an excellent calibre applicant with a friendly manner and good people skills.
Diesel Technician — Tuesday 31st October 2017
Currently in Qatar, this qualified Diesel technician is originally from the Philippines, but is keen to make a permanent move to New Zealand with his family. Specialised in the heavy road transport sector, he has worked on many brands including CAT, Mercedes, Scania, Volvo and Fuso. All of his immigration work is prepared – he just needs a job offer. This candidate is very flexible in where he will settle in NZ and will make a loyal dedicated employee.
Kia Master Technician — Tuesday 31st October 2017
This candidate is currently in South Africa but is ready to make the move to New Zealand as soon as a job offer can be secured. He has achieved Master Technician status with Kia and continues to work as the senior technician in a franchise dealership. He will only consider roles within the Kia brand, but is happy to settle in any part of New Zealand.
BMW Technician — Wednesday 11th October 2017
This candidate is a trade qualified technician with approximately 7 years of experience on the tools. He is currently working at a VW franchise dealer but has prior experience working within the Toyota franchise, and would prefer to remain with either of these brands.
He has good overall repair experience as well as diagnostic skills. He would be relocating to NZ for a better life for his family i.e. his wife and 2 young children.
BMW/Mini Group Technician — Wednesday 11th October 2017
This candidate is a young, trade qualified technician still currently working and residing in South Africa. He completed his apprenticeship with a BMW franchise dealer in 2016 and has also completed BMW/MINI Group technician training. He has more than 5 years of experience with a predominantly stable working history – having only recently moved to another company after the dealership closed down.
He and his wife are already in process with the documentation necessary to move to NZ and I found them both polite, friendly, down to earth, and knowledgeable about the relocation process.
Although this candidate and his wife have family in a few locations around New Zealand, they are happy to settle in any area.
LCV Fleet Salesperson/Manager — Thursday 5th October 2017
This candidate is a LCV Fleet Manager with more than 8 years of experience. He started his motor industry career as a LCV Account Manager developing existing customer accounts with fleets of up to 300 vehicles. He then moved on to a Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealership and, among other skills, gained new business development experience as a LCV Fleet Salesperson. Not only did he receive top class Mercedes-Benz C Sales training with he also completed a Diploma in Sales and Marketing via correspondence while he was there.
This candidate is currently working for a contract hire and vehicle fleet management company in the UK that covers 7 brands. Therefore he has both luxury / prestige as well as volume brand fleet sales and management experience. He interviewed extremely well, was engaging and articulate, and we feel that he would be an asset to your team.
He would be relocating to New Zealand with his wife and 2 young boys.
Automotive Technician — Thursday 21st September 2017
This candidate is a 30 year old trade qualified light vehicle mechanic with more than 5 years’ experience on the tools. He completed his apprenticeship at a Fiat and Mitsubishi dealer, but his recent focus has been with the Toyota brand. He will be writing a grading exam in October in order to gain his Toyota Pro-Tech certificate. He has also worked on vehicles other than the 3 mentioned above, and has experience with both older and new models of Toyota and other vehicles.
He interviewed extremely well and is a positive and likeable person. He will be relocating to NZ alone and, upon receiving a job offer, could be here in 8-10 weeks as he is already in contact with an Immigration Adviser.
Vehicle Stock Controller — Thursday 21st September 2017
Our candidate is 29 years of age and has a friendly and bubbly personality. She has 7 years experience as a Stock Controller for franchise dealerships. She has worked for Ford, GM/Holden and Kia. She is looking to make the move to NZ with her fiance and daughter and upon receiving a job offer could make the move to NZ within 10 weeks. This candidate will need employment with a talent visa accredited employer.
F & I Business Manager — Thursday 21st September 2017
This candidate is a well presented, well spoken and qualified F & I Business Manager. She is extremely professional and this is coupled with 11 years experience in the role. Main franchises she has worked for is Ford and Yamaha. This candidate is ready and keen to make the move to NZ with her fiance and son. She will need employment with a talent visa accredited employer and can make the move to NZ in 8 weeks.
Customer Service / Internal Sales — Tuesday 15th August 2017
This candidate is currently working for a supplier to the automotive industry performing customer service duties, and providing product knowledge and intersales functions. He is computer literate, has solid automotive technical knowledge, and is keen to secure a role offering long term career progression. Work is required in the Auckland area.
Automotive Refinisher — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This 35 year old automotive refinisher is newly qualified, but qualified with such competence and rapidity that he made the Automotive News Publication. While fairly newly qualified, he impressed us to no end; we rate him 10 out of 10 for attitude, and has great communication skills. He will look at all North Island locations including Auckland. He also has experience with aqua based products in a modern environment.
Automotive Electrician – cars, trucks, construction equipment, and forklifts — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This highly skilled automotive electrician is open to all options. He is looking to relocate to New Zealand with his wife and 2 children. He has been married for over 20 years and has a strong, stable background, having owned his company for 17 years, managing and being actively involved in hands on automotive electrical repairs. He can work on cars, trucks, construction equipment, and forklifts and has skills with a wide range of diagnostic equipment. He can also work with canvass wiring, electronic control units, and other modules with skills extending to the repair of computer boxes, key and flash programming, along with his full suite of automotive electrical skills. This is an opportunity to employ a stable, highly skilled automotive electrician who is prepared to work long term employed as an automotive electrician.
Diesel Mechanic – Volvo Construction Equipment — Thursday 3rd August 2017
With friends in New Zealand, this candidate is ideally looking to relocate to Auckland. He has recently qualified, is well presented, and married with no children and is able to relocate to New Zealand soon. Volvo is not the only brand he will look at – he will also consider roles with the Hitachi and/or Caterpillar earthmoving equipment brands.
Diesel Mechanic – all areas of NZ — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Ready to relocate now, this candidate has gained experience working on trucks, busses, and fire equipment. He is trade qualified and has 10 years of experience in the trade.
New Vehicle Sales Executive — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Rated 10 out 10 for skills and attitude, this 27 year old new vehicle sales executive has achieved awards for 4 years in a row. His accolades in new vehicle sales are also matched by his earlier achievements at school. If consistent achievement is what you are seeking, then you will find it at every point of this candidate’s life. From School Prefect, sporting achievements covering multiple codes, through to a track record of supporting charities, along with his aforementioned sales achievement, this candidate becomes increasingly impressive the more you talk to him. He is ready to move with relatively short notice, although he does have a couple of items to tidy up back home country first.
New Vehicle Sales Executive / Assistant Sales Manager — Thursday 3rd August 2017
One of the most intelligent and engaging candidates in the entire South African expo, this candidate is a 10 out of 10 and is a must meet. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, specialising in the field of Science. The candidate is currently a Sales Manager with a Toyota dealership and has been with the brand for the last 7 years. The candidate is seeking a New Vehicle Sales Executive or an Assistant Sales Manager’s role and will look at a range of locations, but would prefer Hamilton, Hawkes Bay, and Auckland, although he would consider other areas. Not to consider this candidate or interview him would be a mistake. Given the opportunity, this candidate will eventually rise to the highest levels in the New Zealand motor industry and, with your support, he would likely extend the loyalty and capabilities in your company to get there.
Dealer Operations Manager – commercial trucks and passenger vehicles – MBA qualified — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Highly intelligent, this candidate has a list of achievements that just keep coming, from the day that he left school to present. Now a key representative for Nissan, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, and Mahindra trucks, this is a candidate that has proven himself in dealer performance management. His experience pre-2011 is in light vehicles with a volume brand where he managed the fleet sales area as well as the pre-owned vehicle sector for a time. If you are wanting to bring some intelligence into the company this is your opportunity; he is absolutely 1st class (10 out of 10) and can move now.
Light Commercial Vehicle Technician – petrol and diesel / heavy truck diesel mechanic — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate’s skills lie primarily in the LCV sector carrying out a wide range of repairs. He has good basic diagnostic skills, is experienced on overhauling of engines, PDI’s, clutches, and differentials as well as the installation of accessories such as bull bars, tow bars, and nudge bars. The last 12 months have been spent repairing trucks. He is ready to move now and, with his wife being a school teacher, which is a skill that is in high demand, our Licenced Immigration Advisor tells us that he will qualify with the required 160 points in most locations around New Zealand. Married for 13 years, the candidate has 2 children and will move anywhere in New Zealand at short notice for any company expressing an interest. He is articulate, well presented, and possesses an engaging and warm personality.
Diesel Mechanic – Trucks and Construction Equipment — Thursday 3rd August 2017
If attitude defines quality, this candidate would get a 10. He would look at a range of locations such as Auckland, Christchurch, and Whangarei and would consider roles either in the construction equipment, forklift, or ideally heavy transport sectors. The candidate was trained in Zimbabwe which is known for its high quality training. You will find him well educated, well supported, and stable and is ready to move. His total range of experience includes ERF, International, Freightliner, DAF, MAN, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Scania, Isuzu, Nissan Diesel and Hino. His earthmoving equipment experience includes Komatsu dump trucks, excavators and front end loaders, Caterpillar graders and B50D Bell dump trucks, along with other equipment including mining gear. Do not overlook this candidate; he is highly recommended.
Jaguar / Land Rover or BMW New Vehicle Sales — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Please note this is a sales person of exceptional calibre. He will look at roles in Tauranga, Auckland, or the South Island. He is married in a long term, stable relationship, has the funds to move to New Zealand now, however, he will likely need an employer accredited with New Zealand Immigration. Even though he was recently promoted to a selling Sales Manager, he has no expectations of such a role in the medium term and instead wishes to get to know the New Zealand market, ideally with a premium brand.
Renault Sales Executive — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This 26 year old female sales executive will prove engaging, educated, and well presented. She commenced in February 2011 as a receptionist, moved into a Finance and Insurance Assistant role, before finding her love of vehicle sales in December 2011. She would look at vehicle sales roles, after care, finance and insurance, or even roles such as a Sales Clerk or Stock Controller. Our view however, is that she will prove to be a strong sales person in the new vehicle sector. Vacancies in Auckland, Waikato, and the Northland are all for consideration as are those in the Bay of Plenty, including Tauranga and Rotorua.
Used Vehicle Sales — Thursday 3rd August 2017
With 13 years of vehicle sales experience to her credit, this highly motivated applicant is keen to move to New Zealand. She specialises in after-market used vehicle sales and will be moving to New Zealand with her husband who works in the automotive refinishing sector. Happy to settle in any part of New Zealand, all of her relevant paperwork is already in process.
Paint and Panel Shop Estimator — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This panel and paint shop estimator has extensive experience in quoting, overseeing repairs, parts ordering, staff management, dealing with insurance companies, and quality control. He is busy getting his immigration paperwork together for his move and is happy to settle in any part of New Zealand.
Auto Electrician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a trade qualified Auto Electrician with several years of experience working on light and heavy vehicles. His immigration paperwork is ready and now only needs a job offer to get the ball rolling. This is an excellent calibre candidate.
Automotive Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Originally from Zimbabwe, this trade qualified light automotive technician has worked in South Africa for many years. His roles have been in general repair shops where he has worked on a wide variety of vehicles. Already preparing his visa documents, this applicant is a good all rounder and now needs a job offer to continue the process.
Panel Beater — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This trade qualified panel beater with a stable work history is looking to make a move to New Zealand. He is experienced on Car-o-Liner chassis straightening equipment, in crash repair work, as well as minor repairs. He has started preparing for his move to New Zealand and now requires a job offer to continue the process.
Automotive Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This trade tested technician has specialised in the European sector. The first 5 years of his career was spent with BMW where he completed several brand training courses and, for the last 2 years, has been working with Land Rover. He is happy to work in any area of New Zealand and will consider any brand.
Trade Qualified Forklift Mechanic — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This trade qualified forklift mechanic has worked on a wide variety of forklifts including container handlers. He has worked in both the workshop and field service environments and is happy to settle in any part of New Zealand.
European Brand Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This highly qualified European brand technician has experience working on Porsche, Ferrari, and BMW. He has a solid track record with excellent brand training and all round skills, including Working Foreman and Workshop Controller duties. His first choice is Auckland, but will consider anywhere in New Zealand.
Qualified Diesel Fitter — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Working with the MAN brand, this recently qualified diesel fitter is ready to move to New Zealand. He has good hydraulic and diagnostics skills and major repair experience. He has worked in the field service environment and is happy to settle in any part of New Zealand.
Porsche Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This Gold Level Porsche Technician is as highly skilled as they come, having spent the last 7 years working for this brand and 3 years prior to this with VW. He is happy to consider working in any part of New Zealand. This candidate would like to remain within one of the VAS brands.
Automotive Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This trade qualified light automotive technician has worked with a number of brands including Toyota and Mercedes-Benz and, most recently, with Honda. He has excellent all round experience and is ideally looking for a role in the Christchurch area.
Used Vehicle Sales — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This Used Vehicle Sales Executive is keen to move to New Zealand and continue his automotive experience in buying vehicles, reconditioning, and arranging finances. He boasts a solid sales track record and is happy to move to any part of New Zealand.
Automotive Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This trade qualified technician is currently running his own general repair shop working on a wide variety of light automotive and light commercial vehicles. He has previously worked in a franchise sector and has strong diagnostic and major repair experience. He would ideally like to be based in the Auckland area and would suit a general repair shop environment.
Senior Financial Manager — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This B Compt graduate has spent many years working as a Group Financial Manager within the automotive sector. He has also worked as Dealer Principal for a short while, but has returned to senior financial roles in more recent years. He is a family man who is keen to relocate as soon as a suitable financial role can be secured.
Sales Executive / Sales Manager — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Boasting a Diploma in Business Management and Marketing, this applicant has had a progressive career in light automotive vehicle sales. Having started his career with Toyota, he became a Toyota Knight and was promoted to Team Leader and now holds the role of a New Vehicle Sales Manager for a Ford dealership in South Africa. He will be moving with his wife and child and is happy to settle in any part of New Zealand.
Used Vehicle Sales Manager — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Boasting a stable work history, this Used Vehicle Sales Manager has had a progressive career with his current employer spanning 10 years. He worked his way up from Sales Executive to a sales management role, gaining numerous accolades including ‘Best Salesman of the Year’ for Renault South Africa and is currently in the number 1 sales group within South Africa. Currently working with the Nissan brand, he also has experience with Fiat, Alfa Romeo, and Renault. He is happy to relocate to any area of New Zealand and will be moving along with his wife and two children.
Senior Sales Manager — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This highly qualified Senior Manager has held Dealer Principal as well as National Sales roles within the brand distribution sector. He has worked with a variety of brands and is happy to relocate to any area within New Zealand.
VW Specialist Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
An outstanding VW Specialist Technician who would preferably like to move to the Tauranga area where he already has family and friends. He has also worked with other European brands including Audi, BMW, and Porsche. He is happy to work for any brand, and is a top calibre, trade qualified technician.
Sales Manager/ General Manager — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This highly skilled applicant has spent his entire career in the automotive sector, progressively moving up to Dealer Principal/CEO roles. He has experience with a variety of brands and is happy to move for a sales management role. He has family in Auckland but would be happy with a role anywhere in New Zealand.
Heavy and Light Automotive Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Originally from Zimbabwe, this trade qualified technician has been working in South Africa for the last 10 years. He has experience on light automotive and light commercial vehicles as well as some heavy equipment. In recent years he has been working for a Hyundai franchise where he has worked on light commercial and light automotive vehicles simultaneously. He has solid diagnostic and repair skills. He is happy to relocate to anywhere in New Zealand.
VW Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This trade qualified technician has spent the bulk of his career within VW franchised dealerships. Ready to make the move to New Zealand from South Africa, he is keen to secure a role within the VW network and is open to work in any area of New Zealand. He has extensive VW training and a positive attitude.
Diesel Mechanic — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Originally from Zimbabwe, this multi-talented technician has spent his career working simultaneously on both heavy and light vehicles. His experience encompasses heavy road transport, light commercial vehicles, and light automotive vehicles. Ready to make the move to New Zealand, this applicant is happy to settle in any part of the country and would suit a workshop in a more rural area that requires a diverse technician.
Spray painter – Sales/ Technical Representative — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Trade qualified as a spray painter with experience in extensive glasurit training and sales brand, this applicant has progressed to a technical role in the paint and associated products industry. His work involves both sales and providing technical advice to customers of the glazurit brand. He is keen to make the move to New Zealand and is seeking a position that will use his extensive skill set.
Sales and Marketing Manager: Parts and Accessories — Thursday 3rd August 2017
From a sales and DP background, this highly experienced automotive professional has moved into the distributor sector, holding a position within the parts area, focusing on sales, marketing, and accessory development. As well as extensive experience, this applicant boasts an array of senior qualifications including a BBA.
Diesel Mechanic — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Having completed his heavy diesel trade test and apprenticeship in Zimbabwe, this higly skilled applicant relocated to South Africa where his career has focused on heavy road transport initially with MAN, Volvo and Iveco and the last 5 years with UD Trucks. This candidate has excellent all round knowledge, including hydraulics and pneumatics experience.
Heavy Diesel Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Having completed his training and apprenticeship as a heavy diesel technician in Zimbabwe, this applicant moved to South Africa where he has worked as a technician on a wide variety of construction and agricultural equipment, and heavy road vehicles. He has experience with hydraulics, truck suspensions, transmissions, and extensive diagnostics on a wide variety of engines. Having completed a project in Abu Dhabi, he is keen to move to New Zealand with his wife and two children where he would like to continue his career in the heavy diesel sector.
Heavy Transport Auto Electrician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is originally from Zimbabwe – he is qualified as an auto electrician and specialises in the heavy diesel sector. He moved to South Africa in 2015 and has experience on heavy road transport, construction equipment, as well as light automotive vehicles. He is keen to move to New Zealand and has already started to prepare the paper work required for immigration and now needs a job offer.
Qualified Diesel Mechanic — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a qualified diesel technician who is originally from Zimbabwe and is now working in South Africa. He is very polite and professional and is ready to make the move to NZ to secure a bright future for himself, his wife, and their child. The candidate has experience with installation, maintenance, and repair of heavy mechanical equipment related to mining and construction. He also has strong hydraulic skills. He has 9 years of experience in the automotive industry and has been assessed by our licensed immigration adviser. The family is ready to make the move and could relocate to NZ withing 8 weeks, if not sooner.
Qualified Audi Service Technician – working towards Diagnostic Level — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This qualified automotive technician is looking to make the move to NZ as soon as possible as he is keen to join his family who are already living in NZ. He has been working with Audi for the past 8 years and is currently working towards obtaining his diagnostic certification with Audi. He is very polite, friendly, vibrant, and would be a great asset to any workshop who decides to offer him employment. Ideally he would like to settle in Auckland, and stick with the Audi brand, but he will consider other brands too. The candidate is ready to get moving and could be in NZ within 8 weeks, if not sooner.
Qualified Automotive Technician – BMW — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a trade qualified automotive technician who has spent a total of 8 years with the BMW brand. He will have sound knowledge of the BMW brand and will have the experience required to make a valuable contribution to any BMW workshop. He is a young (30), friendly, and polite candidate looking to make a move to NZ to secure a bright future with growth opportunities. He is keen to make the move and he would ideally like to secure an opportunity in Auckland.
Sales Executive / Fleet Sales — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a well presented, well spoken, and experienced Sales Executive from South Africa. He has 16 years of experience in the automotive sales industry and has spent the bulk of his career with Toyota including sales and fleet sales positions. He has been out of the automotive industry for the last two years exploring and gaining experience in a different industry but wishes to return to the automotive industry in New Zealand and would make the move with his wife and their 2 children. Given the opportunity, the candidate will prove to be a valuable member to a high volume dealer in New Zealand. Ideally, the candidate will need an offer from an accredited employer and could make the move within 8 weeks.
Financial Controller / Accountant / Financial Assistant – ready to relocate – open to all areas on the North Island of NZ — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a degree qualified Accountant who started her career in the automotive industry as an Assistant Group Financial Manager in 2012. Proving her skill and abilities, she then took a step up in 2014 as Financial Manager for a large Volkswagen dealership and is still currently working there. She is well presented, well spoken, and extremely professional and would be a valuable member to any company who employs her. She is looking to make the move with her husband and their 3 year old. The candidate has been assessed by a licensed immigration adviser and would qualify to relocate to NZ upon receiving a job offer. The candidate could relocate within 8-10 weeks.
F & I Business Manager — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a qualified F & I Business Manager and has 6.5 years experience in the role. She has had experience in a used car dealership and has been working for a large BMW dealership as an F & I for the last 4.5 years. She has a friendly and engaging personality style with clear communication skills. She is looking to make the move to NZ with her husband and their 2 children; the family are ready to make the move to NZ and, upon receiving a job offer, the candidate could be in NZ in as little as 8 weeks. The candidate would need employment within a talent visa accredited dealership.
Insurance & Warranty Sales / Sales Consultant – open to any location — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate has spent the last 13 years of his career in the automotive industry. He started off as a Sales Executive for Nissan and then moved over to the insurance industry 10 years ago. He is a Sales Consultant responsible for marketing and selling both new and existing company products to the new and used vehicle market, including interpreting policies and explaining coverage, as well as training to the sales staff at various dealerships. This candidate is described by his employer as a dedicated, focused person who can organise, handle pressure, and get his job done with passion. He is also known for coming up with new approaches to achieve his sales targets. The candidate is looking to make the move with his wife and two children and, upon receiving a job offer, they could be in New Zealand within 8 weeks.
Qualified Automotive Spray Painter — Thursday 3rd August 2017
The candidate is a qualified spray painter with 9 years of work experience. He has spent the 9 years working for only 2 companies, proving stable and loyal. His core competencies include mixing, matching, tinting of colours, and ensuring each job is done with precision. The candidate is single and can make a move to New Zealand as soon as he has a job offer. The candidate has all of his paper work in place and could be in New Zealand within 6-8 weeks.
New Vehicle Sales – ready to move – open to all areas — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate started in the automotive industry 17 years ago as a Costing Clerk with a Nissan dealership and she has worked herself up to the position of Sales Manager by proving to be a hard-working, committed, and very valuable employee. The candidate has a strong understanding of different dealership departments which has contributed to her success as a Sales Manager. The candidate has proven exceptional career stability and growth within her company. The candidate is looking to relocate with her husband and their two children and has been assessed by a licensed immigration adviser. The candidate would ideally need an offer from an accredited employer and would be able to make a move to New Zealand within 8 weeks.
Mercedes-Benz Diagnostic Technician with experience on Toyota & Nissan – keen to explore other brands — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This highly experienced, top calibre candidate started his career by completing his apprenticeship with Toyota in South Africa. He then spent some time with Nissan and had the opportunity to join Mercedes-Benz in 2005. He spent 10 years with the same dealer and then started his own workshop 2 years ago. This candidate is a Mercedes-Benz Diagnostic Technician with a strong set of skills and experience and he would add great value to a technical team. The candidate would be keen to explore other franchise opportunities to expand on his knowledge and experience. He is ready to make the move and could relocate within 6-8 weeks.
Heavy Diesel Technician – trucks, trailers, machines, CAT – Auckland 1st preference — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a trade qualified heavy diesel technician originally from Zimbabwe. Throughout his career, he has gained experience on a variety of heavy equipment, machinery, trucks, and trailers including (Nissan (UD), Hino, and Cummins). He also has experience on CAT equipment. The candidate will have a strong set of skill and experience to bring over to New Zealand and would add great value to a heavy diesel workshop. The candidate is looking to make the move to New Zealand with his wife and two young children. They have been assessed by a licensed immigration adviser and qualifies to make the move to New Zealand. The candidate could make the move within 6-8 weeks
Business Manager / F & I — Thursday 3rd August 2017
With almost 16 years of automotive industry experience, this candidate has built a strong career as an F & I Business Manager and is currently the F & I for 6 branches of a large used car group in South Africa. He started off his career in automotive sales which has given him a great ability to sell finance and add-on products.
The candidate is well presented, well spoken, and very engaging.
The candidate would ideally need a job with a visa accredited employer in order to ensure he obtains his residency. He will be making the move to NZ with his wife and his two daughters.
Porsche Bronze Technician / Volkswagen / Other Luxury Brands — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This candidate is a top automotive technician and has been with Porsche for the past 7 years. He is currently at bronze level and working towards silver. He is bright, young, and looking to move to NZ permanently with his fiancée. He is keen to look at exploring other luxury brands to gain additional experience and further his career. We rate this candidate highly and believe that he will have a strong set of skills and experience.
He is ready to make the move now, has a licensed immigration adviser representing him, and has a pathway to residency once he receives an appropriate job offer. He either needs a talent visa accredited employer, or an employer prepared to become accredited.
Customer Relations / Vehicle Clerk / Admin — Thursday 3rd August 2017
While fairly new to the industry with just 2.5 years of experience this candidate has an engaging, efficient style. She will be suitable for a range of general administrative roles, including Service Reception. To gain residency, she will need an accredited employer.
Dealer Operations Manager / District Manager – degree qualified — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Currently employed as a Dealer Operations Manager at a national new vehicle distributor for the last 7 years, this candidate would have to be one of the better Dealer Operations Managers we have interviewed. Intelligent and engaging, with a polished corporate professionalism, you cannot help but recognise his potential quickly.
After attending one of South Africa’s most respected universities, the candidate commenced his motor industry career selling new vehicles with one of the top brands. He quickly established himself as a top sales person and did so consistently achieving CSI rankings between 90% – 100%.
Promoted within the brand to Team Leader, he was then identified by the National New Vehicle Distributor after winning several accolades including Best Sales and Top Student, and taking out other national prestigious awards within this leading brand.
Having completed several recent assignments searching for skills similar if not identical to the skills held by this candidate, it is easy to recognise how sought after his skills are. National distributors have reported recruitment challenges for high quality hires in this area.
Here is a top 2% degree qualified candidate candidate ready to move.
BMW Technician – about to achieve Master Tech at 27 years of age — Thursday 3rd August 2017
One of 35 people in South Africa certified to work on I Cars, his experience extends to both I8 and I3.
The candidate will, however, need assistance with relocation if he is to move now. While he has saved R50,000 for his relocation he is currently R70,000 / $NZ 7,000 short to make the move.
An employer needing his services could secure his skills now by helping with this. The courses he has completed alone will outweigh the investment let alone securing the skills of what will become one of the youngest Master Technicians in New Zealand.
BMW Technician — Thursday 3rd August 2017
This BMW / Mini trained technician has recently completed his apprenticeship within a BMW franchise dealership and now continues to work for them as a trade qualified technician. He has spent the last 4 years with the BMW brand. He is currently in South Africa but ready to make the move and is happy to settle in any part of New Zealand. This candidate wants to remain with the BMW / Mini brand. He is a young “bright eyed and bushy tailed” technician with a great attitude and loads of potential.
Access Hire Equipment and Container Forklift Mechanic – all locations considered — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Currently employed as a Diesel Mechanic repairing larger port side equipment, this candidate works on larger container forklifts, straddle carriers, and a range of forklifts. He is particularly strong on the Toyota Forklift IC product but also has some IE knowledge and access hire equipment experience.
He would consider roles with either in access hire equipment or forklift companies. He is open to relocation and can do so with relatively short notice.
While Automotive Employment NZ Ltd remove the hassle of employing migrants by working closer with licensed immigration advisers, in order to gain residency, the immigration adviser notes that this candidate will likely either need a Talent Visa accredited employer or an employer located outside Auckland.
Diesel Mechanic – plant hire fleet, forklifts, and trucks — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Employed at a large, non-franchise equipment and heavy transport workshop this candidate possesses a wide range of skills across the board. He is particularly strong in the construction equipment side with Caterpillar, Hyundai, and Komatsu construction equipment experience although his full exposure of equipment is vast.
Combining his construction equipment skills with heavy transport skills and, to a lesser extent, forklifts, the candidate will prove valuable to many heavy diesel workshops. He has also acted as Foreman for his current employer in more recent times and has good people skills as well as technical knowledge.
The candidate will consider all locations and is ready to relocate now.
F&I Sales / Senior Finance Representative – 10/10 – roles nationwide considered — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Currently employed as Group Finance and Insurance Manager operating both personally in the F&I sector as well as running a team of F&I professionals, this candidate is top class.
The candidate has a warm, engaging personality paired with a highly efficient and driven work style. Her communication style is friendly and open with a touch of class.
Employed with her last employer for 7 years, and for 6 years with the employer prior to that, she will prove both loyal and brilliantly effective.
The family are ready to move right now after thoroughly researching New Zealand. Police checks have been completed and finances are in order; this candidate, her husband, and their two children have committed to a permanent move. Johannesburg is no longer an option for this family due to the high crime rate – 53 murders daily in Jhb! Understandably, they wish to move NOW!
New Vehicle Sales Executive – awarded Top Sales in South Africa for 3 consecutive years — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Ready to move now, this candidate has 5 years of new vehicle sales experience with Toyota. A holder of several accolades including Top Sales and Most Improved Sales, a job offer will see him on a plane travelling to NZ straight. Ideally seeking a role in Auckland where he has friends, the candidate will look at any brand in the region. Employers will either need to be Talent Visa accredited or be prepared to become accredited in the short term.
Dealer Principal – MBA Qualified – Proven Skills – 10/10 — Thursday 3rd August 2017
Since 1991, Automotive Employment NZ Ltd has interviewed many Dealer Principals and placed some of the best in the industry. It is rare, however, to find a 10 out of 10.
- MBA Degree
- Honours Degree, awarded additional Accolades
- Awarded top Marketing Student
Proven strategic planing skills coupled with advanced financial management skills – a “customer experience champion, leader and manager in one.”
The candidate’s experience is unique.
- Dealer Principal for a large group heading a flagship site in a volume brand
- Former owner and appointed Dealer Principal of his own successful dealership with a significant shareholding
- Former Marketing Manager for a luxury brand automotive distributor in the United Kingdom
- Former Marketing Manager for the European arm of a leading Japanese brand
More than a safe pair of hands, this is a Dealer Principal at the top of his game. He is hands on, engaging, but with strong analytical reasoning ability and proven management skills.
This combination of skills and attributes are rare in our opinion; these include management expertise, financial knowledge, as well as both intellectual and emotional intelligence. The skills referred to pair with strong trading knowledge and a track record of success.
Used Vehicle Sales Manager / New and Used Vehicle Sales – large motor vehicle group – Hyundai and Renault — Thursday 3rd August 2017
All locations of New Zealand for consideration.
This 33 year old candidate has 2 children – 3 years old and 10 months old. He is smart, charming, and articulate. With just 8 years of motor industry experience, this candidate was promoted in his first year of motor industry employment after selling 14 units per month consistently. For those of you who are unaware of the South African market, this is equivalent to approximately 18 units per month in our larger trading centres.
In the last year of his employment this candidate was once again promoted, this time to a Dealer Principal role of a smaller site. He has no illusions of the New Zealand market and no fear of starting again or committing to a minimum employment tenure should the role require commencement in a sales capacity.
We quote his comments to a future employer, “Tell them to back me and I will ensure their investment in employing me gains a worthy return. We are coming to New Zealand. I have resigned to cash in my pension to finance the move and we are wanting to now move with urgency. My children deserve the future New Zealand can provide. As a family we are totally committed and I will want to hit the ground running.”
The candidate will require an offer of employment from a Talent Visa accredited employer anywhere in NZ. If you are not a Talent Visa accredited employer and still wish to employ this candidate, there is a second potential pathway to residency – his wife is currently completing her level 7 degree so he may also qualify for non-accredited employers. Employers can also apply for Immigration NZ Talent Visa accreditation; this process takes around 5 weeks.
Senior Service Advisor — Tuesday 7th March 2017
This candidate is currently in South Africa and very keen on relocating to NZ. He is a Senior Service Advisor for a Nissan dealer and has been with the company for over 10 years (since leaving school). He has the responsibility of overseeing 10 Technicians, 4 Service Advisers, 1 Receptionist, 1 Warranty Clerk, and 5 grooming staff. Knowing the service department inside out, he would be a huge asset.
New Vehicle Sales Executive — Tuesday 7th March 2017
This candidate is a female sales executive. She is very well presented and well spoken. She is currently working for a volume brand dealership in South Africa and is among the top performers in the group. This candidates has also recently been selected by her Regional Director to become the Fleet Sales Specialist for the area. She has family in NZ which will make the move much easier and she will be able to settle in well.
Toyota Master Technician — Tuesday 7th March 2017
This candidate is a Toyota Master Technician with an N4 which means he has the correct South African qualification that has been deemed acceptable by NZQA to gain points for his residency application. The candidate has been with Toyota for the last 12 years and is keen to remain with this brand. If he needs to, he will look at exploring other brands to gain additional experience. He is looking to relocate to NZ with his wife and their 2 children. The candidate will be working with a licensed immigration adviser and will be able to make the move in 8 – 10 weeks once he receives a job offer and his application is lodged with immigration.