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Draughtsperson - Aluminium Joinery

McKechnie Aluminium Solutions Limited

  • Join a stable, friendly team in this full-time permanent position
  • We offer a competitive salary and relocation support
  • Make a lifestyle change and enjoy a balanced work life

Omega Windows and Doors are a wholly owned division of McKechnie Aluminium. Omega Windows and Doors is an award-winning manufacturer of high performance, environmentally sustainable building products. In a commercial environment with a few key players, our client is renowned for its ability to adapt quickly with bespoke product development and a customer centric approach.

By building strong relationships and leveraging our advanced thinking and integrated service offering, we can take on challenges and imagine solutions that others can't.

Right now, we are looking for a driven and confident Aluminium Joinery Draughtsperson to join our Omega team in New Plymouth.

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager you will design and draw the various developments of new and existing suites. You will assist in the testing of Aluminium Window and Door Systems, associated building products and subsequent release of products to the market.

In addition, you will:

  • Assist in testing of our window and door systems
  • Establish and maintain records of design drawings, processing procedures, formulae, specifications, manuals etc;
  • Maintain awareness of the current market, economic and technology trends
  • Develop manufacturing drawings for production, manuals, specifiers and website
  • Draw Punch tool layouts
  • Develop and make recommendations regarding improved operating procedures & brochures
  • Conduct and enforce quality control procedures

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in reading drawings and understanding design concepts to produce 3D component drawings. You are practical by nature and can easily comprehend complex technical and commercial realities to troubleshoot and resolve problems.

Ideally, you will be a team player with highly developed interpersonal skills to communicate complex technical issues whilst having a customer-focused approach.

To stand out, you will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Draughtsman
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in drafting or related field of study
  • A proven track record of planning, organisational, time management and prioritisation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products and proven competency in Solidworks, AutoCAD and Adobe software
  • Previous experience in Aluminium Façade, shop drawing and knowledge of the window and door industry will be advantageous
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • High level of compliance with Health and Safety requirements

If you are thinking of making a lifestyle change, then this opportunity is for you. Live in sunny New Plymouth with it's amazing coastline, an abundance of activities, natural scenery and a cozy family feel environment. We offer relocation support for the right candidate and a stable career with great opportunities to further grow and develop with us. Join a company that cares about our carbon footprint, clients and environment!

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid work visa.

Applications close: 10 Dec 2021

Reference: 5722327
Location: New Plymouth, Taranaki
Listed: 10 November 2021

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