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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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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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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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CNC Operator
With new plant we are looking for a CNC Operartor to join our experienced team working with the latest 5 Axis Machinery creating furniture solutions.
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CNC Operator

Timaru

At Harrows, we specialise in crafting exceptional and innovative furniture every day.

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. We have a showroom in Auckland and our manufacturing facility in Timaru, offering clients a unique level of personalisation, meaning every day is different in our factory.

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 time frames
  • Experience in joinery preferred but not essential

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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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