Careers at Harrows

Join our team at Harrows - where every day is different
We're looking for like-minded people to join our close-knit team creating beautiful, fit-for purpose hospitality furniture

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Life at Harrows

A real family business with an incredible team of talent – Harrows is a furniture designer, manufacturer and project collaborator, with our head office and manufacturing based in Timaru as well as a showroom in Auckland.

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. It’s a rewarding workplace as we transform raw materials into beautifully crafted and inspiring finished furniture and send them all over New Zealand. We work closely with clients, architects and designers to complete unique projects together, we source, create and deliver high quality product and ensure smooth installations. Our team takes immense pride in the product we create, and we strive to offer our customers something unique, adding value to all the product that passes through our doors.

We have an amazing group of quick thinking, innovative team players at Harrows and are always on the look out for like-minded individuals to grow the team. We offer a modern office and factory environment with a family atmosphere and a culture of continuous improvement. It’s a rewarding environment with the opportunity to cross-train and develop for all employees.

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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 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.
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Production Planner
We are currently experiencing strong growth and it is time to bolster our team and our scheduling expertise. We are looking for an experienced Production Planner to join our manufacturing team. Plan for our fast-paced manufacturing environment following lean principles, and bring your ideas for innovation.
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Production Planner

Timaru

We are currently experiencing strong growth and it is time to add to our team. We are looking for an experienced Production Planner to join our Manufacturing Team.

Based in Timaru we offer a chance for your career to flourish within a growing company without having to sacrifice lifestyle or family.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following attributes

  • Health and Safety focused with a desire to constantly improve
  • Experience Planning within a fast-paced environment following Lean principles
  • Experience organising domestic freight
  • 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
  • Development of the schedule
  • Developing and maintaining an achievable schedule ensuring the plan reflects reality
  • Leading S&OP process to ensure Customer Expectations and production capacity are well balanced
  • Working Closely with the Production Manager to ensure future loadings and resourcing requirements are managed ahead of time
  • Communicate with all affected parties to ensure schedule is understood
  • Managing freight requirements
  • Work with local and national freight providers to ensure the timely delivery of product to Customers

Our Values

  • Family – We are a family based business and we work together for the good and advancement of those around us
  • Innovate – We have a passion for creating, improving and progressing in everything we do. Great is just the beginning
  • Integrity – We are honest and ethical, and we will do the right thing ahead of personal gain
  • Responsibility – We take ownership for everything we do. Strive to perform above expectations and go out of our way to find solutions
  • Gratitude – We are grateful for our Colleagues, Customers and the business we are a part of and value input that helps us improve both personally and as a Company

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

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CNC Programmer and 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 Programmer and Operator

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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Production Manager
Looking for a motivated leader to join our manufacturing team as Production Manager. Oversee the daily operations and troubleshoot on your foot to ensure smooth factory performance and project delivery.Bring your leadership and joinery skills and grow your career without sacrificing lifestyle or family.
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Production Manager

We are currently experiencing strong growth and are looking for a Production Manager to join our manufacturing team. A great career opportunity overseeing 20+ production staff throughout four departments, working directly with team leaders.

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
  • Experience in leading a team in a factory environment, preferably with a joinery or interiors focus
  • 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
  • Work Flow Management
    • Oversight of production plan to provide solutions and support to allow team to meet daily schedule
  • Production Processes
    • Standardising production systems
    • Management of plant and equipment
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Take a lead role in the development and implementation of continuous improvement program
  • Production Staff Management
    • Provide leadership and support for the production team

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 and check out our website at www.harrows.co.nz

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Commercial Joiner/Shopfitter
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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Commercial Joiner/Shopfitter

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

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
  • Experience in commercial joinery and/or shopfitting industry
  • 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
  • Custom Joinery
    • Using experience in commercial joinery and shopfitting to execute custom joinery requirements
    • Collaborating with product design to incorporate innovative and efficient manufacturing methods into product development
    • Development of existing designs to improve manufacturing methods
    • Cross training and upskilling members of the team in best practice Joinery skills
  • Production Assembly
    • Assisting with production assembly team as workload and product mix requires

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 and check out our website at www.harrows.co.nz

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