Why Use Us?


Established in 2003, Refocus Recruitment excels in the provision of electrical permanent engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a range of engineering and trades clients throughout New Zealand.

What We Do?

We are specialist candidate/client-focused electrical recruitment consultancy

A small, specialist electrical recruiter operating in the many electrical disciplines throughout New Zealand with a proven ability to deliver consistently for our candidates and clients. We view our candidates and clients as our business partners and work closely with them to meet their requirements. We believe in treating candidates as we would like to be treated ourselves if seeking a new job.

With clients we look to add value to their business by sourcing people with the right technical and personality traits to ensure the right fit for their business. In applying this approach over the years, we have developed strong, positive relationships with many candidates and clients alike adding value to all parties.

We work with many electrical businesses large and small throughout New Zealand and have a proven background in consistently providing the right roles for candidates and the right candidates for our clients within the required time frames.


Our Values

  • To be the go-to recruiter for candidates and clients in the electrical recruitment sectors of New Zealand
  • We work with clients to understand their business needs, culture, and markets so we can effectively recruit for them
  • To provide candidates guidance and professional, friendly advice throughout the recruitment process to assist them in securing their next job
  • To provide a transparent, rigorous recruitment process that ensures candidates are presented with the right job opportunities and only the best available candidates are presented to clients


Our Work

  • As a dedicated Electrical recruitment provider, we are experts in our field resulting in a high level of service not offered by generalist recruitment agencies
  • We work with clients and candidates to reach successful outcomes for both and in doing so form long-term, sustainable working relationships.
  • Electrical industry, recruitment experience blended together to provide clients and candidates with a first-class recruitment solution
  • We operate across the various electrical disciplines throughout New Zealand. Our network and industry contacts are constantly growing, enabling us to provide clients and candidates specialist knowledge, insights into industry trends/opportunities
  • We appreciate that clients and candidates have specific needs and should be treated as such. We work to understand client’s business needs and candidates job requirements. We match them ensuring clients get the right talent and candidates the right job, both in the required time frames
  • Matching the right candidate with the right employer and vice versa is vital and is what we strive to do every time we are engaged by either party

Our Team


Gary has worked in numerous industry sectors throughout New Zealand and overseas. He has considerable practical experience in various electrical disciplines. This experience has seen him working in switchboard manufacturing, industrial contracting, testing, and commissioning, high voltage, control systems, operation and maintenance of industrial plant and equipment.

He has worked at various facilities such as New Zealand Steel, Kawerau Pulp and Paper, Watercare and Starkist Samoa as well as A&G Price, ABB, HJ Heinz and other major industrial firms.

Gary has also worked in technical sales, working as a sales engineer for PDL Electronics (now Schneider) and Fisher and Paykel PML.

Prior to starting Refocus Recruitment Gary managed an office for a technical recruiter for three years. His personable nature and people skills make him very approachable and easy to work with.

Outside of work, Gary enjoys football, musical theatre, travel, trying to stay fit and socialising with his family and friends.


Shae is our office administrative who performs many tasks for Refocus Recruitment. Her role sees her involved in all manner of tasks such as: dealing with enquiries over the phone, email correspondence, CV preparation for presentation to clients, transcribing verbal reference conversations, incoming and outgoing invoices, and the company accounts.

Prior to working for Refocus Recruitment Shae worked for various companies performing a variety of accounts and admin duties and was a fulltime mum. Shae radiates positivity at all times and is a big part of Refocus Recruitments success in the marketplace.

Outside of work, Shae is an active tennis player an avid gardener/landscaper and enjoys travel, researching new locations of the world to visit, walking, and socialising with her family and friends.