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Life at Harrows

We’re looking for like-minded people to join us creating 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.

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Auckland Opportunities
Call us today about joining our team with positions based out of our Auckland Showroom.We're looking strengthen our Sales and Sales Support resources and we want to hear what you can bring to the team, with the potential to mold these opportunities to your strengths.
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Auckland Opportunities

We are currently experiencing strong growth and are looking for an experienced and innovative CNC programmer and operator to take our product innovation to the next level with the latest 5 Axis Machinery.

Based in Timaru we offer a chance for your career to flourish within a growing company without having to sacrifice lifestyle or family. For more information on this exciting and vibrant place to live check out www.aorakidevelopment.co.nz.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following attributes

  • Health and Safety focused with a desire to constantly improve
  • A first-class CNC programmer and operator with timber experience, ideally with 5 Axis machines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work within a team
  • Able to manage competing priorities
  • Be in possession of a valid NZ work visa or residency

Core Accountabilities

  • Health and Safety
    • Play an active role in ensuring a safe environment for all team members
  • CNC Programming
    • Using experience in timber machining to program bespoke designs for optimum machining
    • Collaborating with product design to incorporate innovative and efficient machining into product development
    • Development of existing designs to improve CNC machining effectiveness
    • Leading S&OP process to ensure consistency across CNC team
    • Cross training and upskilling members of the team in best practice CNC programming
  • CNC Operating
    • Development of machine operating procedures including tooling and maintenance to optimise effectiveness
    • Assisting with machine operation as required

At Harrows, we are all about hospitality furniture, and making it personal. We are a family business who have been involved in the hospitality industry for over 10 years, and experience in furniture manufacturing for over 30 years. With a showroom in Auckland, and manufacturing facility in Timaru, we collaborate with designers, architects and business owners to create spaces that stand out from the crowd. With a combination of out sourced components, in house designs and New Zealand manufactured products we deliver beautifully made, innovative, fit for purpose furniture.

If this is of interest please don’t hesitate to contact me at Chris@harrows.co.nz

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Warehouse Manager
Due to an internal promotion we are currently seeking a Warehouse Manager to join our operations team. It's a fast paced, hands-on role where no two days will be the same.
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Warehouse Manager

Due to an internal promotion we are currently seeking a Warehouse Manager to join our operations team.

At Harrows we are all about hospitality furniture and making it personal.  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 full hospitality furniture service.

Due to an internal promotion, we now seek an experienced Warehouse Manager to run our Timaru warehouse. This is a busy hands-on role and will involve effective management of inward goods, stock flow around factory and complete accountability for accurate and efficient storage of product. With a large variety of imported products and materials, and a busy manufacturing plant no day will be the same!

This position involves:

  • The unloading of containers and the accurate and timely receipting of inwards goods
  • Accurate, efficient and on time order picking of internal stock for production and outwork
  • Coordination of outwork including picking, delivery and pickup.
  • Managing storage of all stock in a clean and tidy manner to assist with production efficiency and inventory management.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Ideally a minimum of three years Warehouse Management experience – a manufacturing environment background highly regarded
  • In-depth understanding of warehouse/ logistical operations and industry best practices
  • Strong computing and admin skills and experience with MRP systems
  • Great communication skills and ability to deal at all levels of staff, management and external customers
  • Full NZ driver’s license and current NZ Forklift license
  • Holds or can gain a MPI Accreditation

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz.  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.

Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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CNC Operator
Seeking an innovator to take our product innovation to the next level. We are experiencing strong growth and are looking for an experienced and creative CNC programmer and operator to work with the latest 5 Axis Machinery.Based in Timaru we offer a chance for your career to flourish within a growing company without having to sacrifice lifestyle or family.
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CNC Operator

We are currently experiencing strong growth and are looking for a CNC operator to take our product innovation to the next level with the latest 5 Axis Machinery.

At Harrows we are all about hospitality furniture and making it personal.  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 full hospitality furniture service.

With an upgrade of plant including the latest 5 axis CNC technology, we are looking to add more experience to our team to make a difference and help take our production processes to the next level. If the following sounds like you, apply today and “Let’s Make It”.

This position involves:

  • Operating 3 and 5 axis CNC routers safely and accurately
  • Development of machine operating procedures including tooling and maintenance to optimise effectiveness
  • Coming up with, and applying solutions to existing designs to improve CNC machining effectiveness
  • Full training in 5 axis machining will be given to the right applicant if required
  • Progression and leadership positions are available for someone who demonstrates the ability

The successful applicant should be:

  • Experienced in operating woodworking CNC machinery.
  • A creative and independent thinker
  • Able to work as part of a team and take leadership of the team if required
  • Accurate in their workmanship with a high level of attention to detail
  • A positive influence on our team
  • Able to accurately follow plans and work within timeframes
  • Experience in joinery preferred but not essential

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz.  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.

Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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Experienced Joiner
Not your average joinery job - Join our action packed furniture manufacturing team and bring your experience in commercial joinery or shopfitting to help execute custom joinery designs.Collaborate on product design, innovations in work methods and continual improvement - every day is an exciting challenge.
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Experienced Joiner

We are currently experiencing strong growth and are looking for an experienced and innovative Joiner to join our manufacturing team.

At Harrows we are all about hospitality furniture and making it personal.  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 full hospitality furniture service.

With an upgrade of plant including the latest 5 axis CNC technology, we are looking to add more experience to our team to make a difference and help take our production processes to the next level. If the following sounds like you, apply today and “Let’s Make It”.

This position involves:

  • Operating woodworking machinery safely and accurately
  • Following plans to produce components or finished products
  • Coming up with, and applying solutions to product and process challenges in a production environment
  • Progression and leadership positions are available for someone who demonstrates the ability

The successful applicant should be:

  • Experienced in a trade (trades other than joinery will definitely be considered)
  • A creative and independent thinker
  • Able to work as part of a team and take leadership of the team if required
  • Accurate in their workmanship with a high level of attention to detail
  • A positive influence on our team
  • Able to accurately follow plans and work within timeframes
  • Experience in joinery preferred but not essential

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz.  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.

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 manufacturing team.
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Spray Painter

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

At Harrows we are all about hospitality furniture and making it personal.  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 full hospitality furniture service.

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 with 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 should be:

  • Experience as a spray painter, preferably working with furniture and joinery
  • A good understanding of spray equipment and paint systems
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Accurate in their workmanship with a high level of attention to detail
  • A positive influence on our team

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to laura@solvehr.co.nz.  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.

Any enquiries please call Laura on 027 562 3048.

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The values we live by
Harrows Family
We are a family based business and we work together for the good and advancement of those around us.
Harrows Innovate
We have a passion for creating, improving and progressing in everything we do. Great is just the beginning.
Harrows Integrity
We are honest and ethical and we will do the right thing ahead of personal gain.
Harrows Responsibility
We take ownership for everything we do. We strive to perform above expectations and go out of our way to find solutions.
Harrows 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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