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We’re looking for experienced people to grow the team at Harrows, crafting exceptional furniture every day.

Specialising in solid timber furniture manufacturing, we offer our clients a unique level of personalisation, meaning every day is different in our office and factory. We transform raw materials into inspiring furniture and send it all over New Zealand. We have an amazing group of quick thinking, innovative team players and are always on the look out for like-minded individuals. It’s a rewarding environment with the opportunity to cross-train and develop for all employees.

We have a slick team of professional, technical and administrative staff  taking care of all sales, detailing, marketing, accounting, logistics and operations based in both Timaru and Auckland.

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Sales Support
Do you have excellent administration skills, have a passion for sales and are in search of your next challenge? Let's talk.
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Sales Support

Our Timaru based Sales Support Coordinator will be responsible for supporting our F2F sales and business development team. Building relationships with our customer base which ranges from architects and designers to restaurant and venue operators. Join a company with a legitimate point of difference.

Role Highlights:

  • Be a part of exciting architectural and interior design projects across NZ.
  • Work for a family business with over 25 years experience in furniture manufacturing.
  • Excellent working environment based out of our Timaru Head Office and factory.

At Harrows, we specialise in making exceptional furniture. We manufacture furniture for social spaces like cafes, restaurants, airports, office breakout and collaborative spaces, all over New Zealand.

Responsibilities include:

  • Qualify and filter all inbound sales enquiries via phone, email, website and social media.
  • Manage own sales pipeline and develop into sales superstar.
  • Closing small to medium sales.
  • Provide support to Sales Executives and Business Development teams.
  • Prepare quotes, arrange appointments and general administration support to Sales Executives.
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance.
  • Business development, researching and recommending new opportunities.
  • Assist with preparing delivering appropriate client presentations.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Proven experience selling to the interior fitout/specifier market.
  • Be diligent and organised.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft office, and Project Management and ERP software.
  • Be a fast leaner with a passion for sales.
  • Enjoy working with clients to find superior furniture solutions.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a passion for working in a design led customer centric environment.

If you have an interest in this role then do not hesitate – we offer excellent working conditions where you can be part of a progressive and positive team.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz. Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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Spray Painter
We are currently experiencing strong growth and are looking for a full-time spray painter to join our Timaru manufacturing team.
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Spray Painter

At Harrows, we specialise in crafting exceptional furniture. We have a focus on design and product development, manufacturing furniture for social spaces like cafes, restaurants, airports, office breakout and collaborative spaces, all over New Zealand.

We are a family business who have been involved in furniture manufacturing for over 30 years.  With a showroom in Auckland and our manufacturing facility in Timaru we offer a great work environment where every day is different.

As a result of strong growth, we are looking for a full-time spray painter to finish our furniture products to a high standard. With a large variety of products and finishes in our projects this is a rewarding and interesting role within a supportive team.

This position involves:

  • Staining and finishing solid timber furniture items
  • Spray painting of furniture items
  • Maintaining spray booth plant and equipment as required
  • Coming up with, and applying solutions to product and process challenges in a production environment

The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience as a spray painter, preferably working with furniture and joinery
  • Have a good understanding of spray equipment and paint systems
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be accurate in their workmanship with a high level of attention to detail
  • Be a positive influence on our team

Please apply by completing the application form and attaching a copy of your CV and a cover letter. If you don’t have a CV please write an email to apply with as much information about yourself and your past work history as possible.  For any questions, please contact mark@harrows.co.nz 

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Technical Project Manager
Play a pivotal role in our project delivery as our new Technical Project Manager. We’re looking for someone to engage and execute across all project stages.
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Technical Project Manager

As a furniture design and manufacture company for social spaces, our Technical Project Manager will be based in Timaru and oversee and assist with our more complex projects from estimating and detailing through to installation and close out.

Role Highlights:

  • Showcase your ability to engage and execute.
  • Pivotal role where you are responsible for the outcome.
  • Oversee complex projects, liaising with clients and attending site visits.

At Harrows, we specialise in crafting exceptional furniture. We have a focus on design and product development, manufacturing furniture for social spaces like cafes, restaurants, airports, office breakout and collaborative spaces, all over New Zealand.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and assist in project estimating
  • Support sales team with project solutions
  • Oversee and assist in project Detailing
  • Undertake site visits and site measures
  • Liaise with Designers and Architects to meet client expectations
  • Project Management
  • Manage project installation
  • Manage project close out and issue resolution

The successful applicant will have:

  • Project management experience in Joinery and or shopfitting
  • Estimating and Detailing experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A friendly personality and positive attitude
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Flexible ‘hands on’ approach
  • Good understanding of IT systems
  • Working knowledge of CAD and CNC programming an advantage.

If you have an interest in this role and possess the attributes mentioned above, then do not hesitate – remuneration is negotiable and we offer excellent working conditions where you can be part of a progressive and positive team.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz. Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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Auckland Sales Executive
Are you a motivated and experienced sales executive in search of your next challenge? We want you.
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Auckland Sales Executive

Role Highlights:

  • Uncapped earning potential – base salary + commission
  • Working in the design and interiors industry
  • Excellent working environment including parking

Our Auckland based Sales Executive will be responsible for driving sales growth in the greater Auckland region. Building relationships primarily with architects and designers, join a company with a legitimate point of difference and NZ made products that our clients are exceptionally receptive to.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing existing accounts and building new business
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance
  • Business development, researching and recommending new opportunities
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate client presentations
  • Participate on behalf of the company in exhibitions or conferences
  • Demonstrate leadership and responsibility heading up the AKL based team

The successful applicant will:

  • Have proven experience selling to the interior fitout/specifier market
  • Be a fast learner with a passion for sales
  • Be self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a passion for working in a design led customer centric environment

If you have an interest in this role and possess the attributes mentioned above, then do not hesitate – remuneration is negotiable and we offer excellent working conditions where you can be part of a progressive and positive team.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz. Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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Auckland Showroom Manager & Sales Support
Are you a motivated and experienced Showroom Manager, have a passion for sales and are in search of your next challenge? Get in touch.
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Auckland Showroom Manager & Sales Support

Our Auckland Showroom Manager will be responsible for managing our Eden Terrace Showroom and supporting our F2F sales and business development team. Building relationships primarily with architects and designers, join a company with a legitimate point of difference.

Role Highlights:

  • Be a part of exciting architectural and interior design projects across NZ.
  • Work for a family business with over 25 years experience in furniture manufacturing.
  • Excellent working environment based out of our Eden Terrace Showroom.

At Harrows, we specialise in making exceptional furniture. We manufacture furniture for social spaces like cafes, restaurants, airports, office breakout and collaborative spaces, all over New Zealand.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage showroom and all day to day activities and maintenance.
  • Manage own sales pipeline and develop into sales superstar.
  • Coordinate showroom appointments.
  • Provide support to Sales Executives and Business Development teams.
  • Prepare quotes, arrange appointments and general administration support to Sales Executives.
  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance.
  • Business development, researching and recommending new opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate client presentations.
  • Qualify walk-in sales enquiries and help find solutions for walk-in clients.
  • Organise catering for appointments and events.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Proven experience selling to the interior fitout/specifier market.
  • Be diligent and organised and maintain an A-grade showroom.
  • Be a fast leaner with a passion for sales.
  • Enjoy working with clients to find superior furniture solutions.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a passion for working in a design led customer centric environment.

If you have an interest in this role then do not hesitate – we offer excellent working conditions where you can be part of a progressive and positive team.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz. Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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Auckland Project & Install Coordinator
Are you a tradie looking for a bit more? We’re on the hunt for someone with practical smarts and problem-solving ability to coordinate our Auckland furniture installations. Let’s talk.
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Auckland Project & Install Coordinator

Auckland

This newly created role of Project and Install Coordinator will be tasked with supporting our project management team with deliveries and installation support on the ground around Auckland. It’s a practical role where you’ll also get to engage with customers, ensuring their experience is faultless.

Role Highlights:

  • Coordinate and oversee furniture installation across a range of Auckland venues.
  • Use your practical smarts to problem solve onsite with a new challenge on the daily.
  • Be the face of the company with our customers and get the satisfaction of delivering the end result.

At Harrows, we specialise in crafting exceptional furniture. We have a focus on design and product development, manufacturing furniture for social spaces like cafes, restaurants, airports, office breakout and collaborative spaces, all over New Zealand.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support sales and project management teams with site visits prior to delivery as required.
  • Supporting all project deliveries onsite in Auckland region to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Undertaking project installs and assisting contract installers as required.
  • Liaise with contractors and service providers to coordinate as required
  • Overseeing project close out onsite
  • Undertaking repairs and ensuring all issues are solved in a timely manner
  • Assisting with deliveries in Auckland region both for project support and sales sample requirements

The successful applicant will have:

  • Trade experience in building, joinery or shopfitting
  • Be quality orientated
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take initiative and to show flexibility and adaptability
  • Systematic and process driven approach

If you have an interest in this role and possess the attributes mentioned above, then do not hesitate – remuneration is negotiable and we offer excellent working conditions where you can be part of a progressive and positive team.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz. Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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Experienced Upholsterer
With strong growth in our upholstery lines and an ambitious product development plan we are looking strengthen our upholstery experience with roles available for an experienced Upholsterer in our Timaru factory.
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Experienced Upholsterer

Are you an experienced upholsterer looking for a new opportunity? We have an exciting opportunity to join our team.

With strong growth in our upholstery lines and an ambitious product development plan we are looking strengthen our upholstery experience with roles available for an experienced Upholsterer in our Timaru factory.

  • An interesting variety of work
  • NZ made design furniture
  • Leading manufacturer

At Harrows, we specialise in crafting exceptional furniture. We have a focus on design and product development, manufacturing furniture for social spaces like cafes, restaurants, airports, office breakout and collaborative spaces, all over New Zealand.

Our aspiring vision for product development and steady production stream will allow opportunity to flex your creativity and problem solving skills.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience with new furniture upholstery
  • Have experience in pattern making
  • Have experience in cutting and sewing
  • Have a high standard of workmanship

The successful applicant will have an eye for detail, the ability to think outside the square, a strong work ethic and be self-motivated. Depth of experience in all aspects of upholstery will be remunerated accordingly.

If you have an interest in this role and possess the attributes mentioned above, then do not hesitate – remuneration is by experience and we offer excellent working conditions where you can be part of a progressive and positive team.

Please apply by completing the application form and attaching a copy of your CV and a cover letter. If you don’t have a CV please write an email to apply with as much information about yourself and your past work history as possible.  For any questions, please contact mark@harrows.co.nz 

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The values we live by
values Family Family
We are a family based business and we work together for the good and advancement of those around us.
values Innovate Innovate
We have a passion for creating, improving and progressing in everything we do. Great is just the beginning.
values Integrity Integrity
We are honest and ethical and we will do the right thing ahead of personal gain.
values Responsibility Responsibility
We take ownership for everything we do. We strive to perform above expectations and go out of our way to find solutions.
values Gratitude Gratitude
We are grateful for our colleagues, customers and the business we are part of and value input that helps us improve both personally and as a company.
Why you'll love South Canterbury
Timaru and the surrounding townships of South Canterbury offer excellent lifestyle and employment opportunities, where the average commute is 5-10 minutes, great selection of schools from early learning to tertiary, high quality health care, and median house price is $360,000 (2018). Enjoy an outstanding lifestyle with beaches and coastal walks within an hour of mountains and high country splendor.
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The Back Story

A real family business with an incredible team of talent – Harrows is a furniture designer, manufacturer and design collaborator, with our head office and manufacturing based in Timaru as well as a showroom in Auckland. We’ve spent the last 10 years dedicated to the hospitality industry and have over 30 years experience in manufacturing.

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