Mechanical Design Draughtsperson

Engineering, Engineering Draughting

Work Type: Full Time

Location: Preferably the Eastern Bay of Plenty but we would consider Waikato, Tauranga or Nelson based.

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Due to our current workload, we are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Draughtsperson who takes pride in exceeding customer expectations to work as part of our team. Utilising the latest in 2D drafting and 3D modelling software along with practical know-how, our aim is to provide first class services to meet the needs of the production and manufacturing industry.

Key skills required for this role:

  • Advanced SolidWorks ability/experience.
  • Advanced Autocad/Autocad LT ability/experience.
  • Plant 3D ability/experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Experience and competence in the production of mechanical drawings.
  • Experience in Pulp and Paper, Food and Beverage and/or other heavy industry.
  • The ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Confidence and experience working on industrial sites
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • A high standard of written and oral English language skills.


Key attributes for this role include:

  • Innovative thinking, taking a concept to 3D model and then to the manufacture/construction drawing stage.
  • Methodical, organised and committed to ensuring designs meet professional standards.
  • High attention to detail and a passion for getting it right the first time.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Energised by a dynamic, fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to interface with customers on a professional level.
  • Ideally has experience in an engineering consultancy environment.
  • Be a focussed team player.
  • 5 years + experience.

Other rewards….

The Eastern Bay of Plenty is New Zealand’s sunniest lifestyle destination. All within 30 minutes of the place of work is water skiing and wakeboarding on lakes or harbours, deep sea or trout fishing, golf (links or trees), surfing, beaches, and some of the best hunting around. It also has a vibrant cafe, restaurant and pub scene and is home to some of NZ’s best tourist attractions.

A competitive salary will be offered to the right person.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency as our borders are closed to all others.