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Client Services

Science & Technology

Our consulting team all hold tertiary qualifications in various science fields: microbiology, biology, applied science, applied biosciences, OHS & geology.


Our consultants have a combined experience spanning 40 years in engineering recruitment. Use our in- house expertise to gain the advantage on your opposition by placing the right person for the role.


Manufacturing & supply chain personnel are among the talent registered under the STR temping service. Viv Slade, our temping coordinator, has extensive experience working in this field.

Medical & Healthcare

STR’s longevity in the medical & healthcare sectors provide an unrivalled expertise in such specialized medical roles.


Associate consultant, Linda Ford, joined the STR team fulltime in late 2014. Linda brings with her a wealth of focused experience in sales roles.

Quality & Compliance

Expertise in QA, QC, auditing, validation, verification, regulatory affairs & other areas of quality & compliance are increasingly in demand. STR have quality specialists across all industries.


From senior management to lab analysts, STR have a robust database of qualified candidates & temp staff fit for a variety of pharmaceutical roles.

Food & Beverages

The food & beverage industry is a thriving market here in NZ. Keeping up with demand & your competition requires getting the right people on board.

Recruitment Specialists


From its inception in 1987 by Dr. Lynley Watson, Scientific & Technical Recruitment has placed people first. Our mission is to provide a professional & ethical recruitment service that gives you expert industry-specific advice, as well as personalised attention & on-going support in the long term.

We look beyond candidate qualifications to understand experience & background. We endeavour to fit the puzzle pieces together; vacant position & best fit candidate.

We focus on understanding your specific industry & market place requirements. Our consultants are industry-experienced so they speak your language. We supply structured & thorough candidate assessments enabling you to make the fastest and best informed recruitment decision.  




Current Job Listings

  • QC Technician
    • Permanent Opportunity in QC • Pharmaceutical Industry • Growth Potential
    Area: Palmerston North
    Job Category: Manufacturing, transport & logistics
  • Electrical Technician
    Fantastic opportunity to join a market leader in specialist extrusion products Experience with Industrial Electrical PLC’s with some mechanical nous Enviable supportive company culture
    Area: Waikato
    Job Category: Trades & Services
  • Territory Manager
    • Rare & Fantastic Strategic Sales Opportunity • Cutting-edge Technology, Premium Instruments • Autonomous role-Great opportunity for progression
    Area: Auckland
    Job Category: CEO & General Management
  • Welders
    • Penrose Location – innovative/high quality product range • Great team based culture • Potential opportunity for career progression
    Area: Auckland
    Job Category: Trades & Services