National Sales Manager – Gurit

Our Composite Supply company is looking for a National Sales Manager to manage the NZ market.  We specialize in a range of composite materials and Composite solutions. Our company is involved in the marine, transport, and Industrial Composites market, working directly with builders, fabricators and specifiers.

Composite experience is essential, and only those with extensive composite experience need to apply.

We have role for a New Zealand Sales manager in our Auckland based office to build on our existing business base and explore new opportunities for composite materials.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, goal orientated and driven individual. We are looking for someone who is capable of setting the foundations and will play an instrumental role in the company’s progress and success. You will be working with a dynamic team of support staff.

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CAD DESIGN DRAFTER

Gurit is a world leading FRP composite engineering company.  We work on a variety of marine, civil industrial and transport projects.    We are currently looking for an experienced CAD design drafter to join our Auckland based engineering team in a full-time position.

You will be working as part of a full-service composite company with integrated design, mechanical testing, materials supply, and production that serves customers across the Asia Pacific Region

You will be working in a combination of AutoCAD, Rhino and Altair Hyperworks. In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Production of CAD drawings for laminate construction and assembly details for yachts, powerboats and commercial vessels, architectural components, vehicles and transport projects, and industrial components.
  • Working alongside in-house structural engineers and specifiers
  • Producing, check and issue project drawings in AutoCAD drawings in accordance with internal standards.
  • Producing, modifying and managing of incoming and internal 3D models
  • Producing CNC cut files for inhouse and external production sites
  • Completing materials quantities and weights estimates

Preferably you would have marine design and/or composite design experience, with a minimum of 2+ years experience in AutoCAD.   Experience with Rhino 3D modelling as well as hands on experience with composites is preferred.

You’ll need a strong eye for detail as your work will be provided to external customers for manufacture and we take pride in the quality of our design drawings and information.

You’ll be working in a close collaborative team of 7 engineers and 2 drafters (including you) and will be working on a variety of projects.

About Gurit

Gurit is an international company that has been based in New Zealand for over 40 years.   Gurit has established itself as a developer and innovator in the composites industry and has positioned itself as a leading global supplier of engineering services, composite materials, tooling equipment and systems.

If you’re looking to make the next step, apply now!  nz.engineering@gurit.com

You can find out more about Gurit at www.Gurit.com


Composite Laminator

Porsche, Aston Martin, V8 Supercars, British Touring Cars, World Rallycross

What do these all have in common? Racetech race seats!   We’re proud of our world renowned, top quality car seats and we’re proud of our team who design and produce them. We now have a chance for a Composite Laminator to join our team.   This full-time position offers the chance to:

  • Work in an environment where you are part of leading-edge design and build
  • Extend your laminating skills
  • Work 8-hour shift Monday to Friday
  • Be truly proud of NZ Made, internationally renowned products

Are you an experienced Composite Laminator? Do you have an eye for detail and the skills to produce a visually stunning product, where the composite materials are visible to the customer?

Composite Laminator Trade Qualification preferred but not essential, but you will need extensive experience with;

  • Epoxy and Polyester wet-lay laminating processes
  • Gelcoat application (brushed and sprayed)
  • Sanding and finishing

You’ll improve your chances if you have experience with;

  • Mould making / repairs
  • Resin infusion processes

Although our products travel extensively, you won’t need to when you work at our Lower Hutt based factory. This could be a great life-style change with an easy commute, free parking and seaside location.   We’re a small team who work hard to deliver top quality products and every person in the team counts. You could be the right person to join us if you:Take pride in your work

  • Are committed to being part of a team
  • Are reliable

Working at Racetech means working in a high quality, innovative environment, where your skills are used to keep race drivers safe – and to be part of their winning.

Find out more at www.Racetech.co.nz

To find out more about this position, or to submit your application, please email us at careers@racetech.co.nz.   Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Composite Technician

The Composite Group is a leading provider of innovative composite and fibreglass products into a wide range of industry sectors.  We are looking for fibreglass laminator to join our (Bromley) Christchurch manufacturing team. Applicants will need to have skills that cover:

 Mould Preparation
 Gel Coating
 Light Resin Transfer Moulding (LRTM), Laminating, Resin Infusion, Vacuum Bagging
 Glassing by hand and chopper gun
 Pre-finishing, Trimming, Grinding
 Swimming pool preparation, glassing, and gel coating
 2 Years Work Experience

As well as a positive can-do attitude, a reliable work history and demonstrate good practical construction or mechanical skills.  The ability to work unsupervised, excellent attention to detail are also required. The work will be varied, and involve some travel and working away from home from time to time.

A pre-employment medical will be required before the applicant would be appointed to the position.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful local company. We offer a well-equipped workshop, training in new industry technologies and a competitive remuneration.  Please email your CV to info@thecompositegroup.co.nz or post it to Factory Manager, The Composite Group, PO Box 24 024, Eastgate, Christchurch 8642.


Vacancies at Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab has created a legacy of excellence by developing innovative solutions to ambitious aerospace problems for the likes of DARPA and other technically demanding customers. Now fully funded by major Silicon Valley venture capital funds, Rocket Lab is focused on redefining how the world accesses space by building Electron; a revolutionary launch system designed to meet the launch requirements of the rapidly expanding small satellite market.

Known in the industry for rapidly developing cost effective solutions from the ground up, Rocket Lab believes in giving highly skilled engineers ownership of complex aerospace systems from start to finish. This ethos offers engineers the satisfaction of moving from the conceptualization and design phase through to hands on work; building, testing and ultimately flying their creations.

Rocket Lab currently has the following vacancies – please download for full details of each position.

Composite Apprentice
Composite Builder
Composite Laminator


Industrial Fibreglass Solutions, TImaru seeks skilled staff
Industrial Fibreglass Solutions are looking for skilled fibreglass plastics technicains to join our team based in Timaru. Applicants should have experience in composite/fibreglass product manufacture and or repair.

The ideal applicant should have experience with some or all of the following:
– Gelcoating
– Chopper gun application
– Lamination
– Trimming and finishing fibreglass parts
– Mixings and applying gelcoats/flo-coats
– Fibreglass repairs
– Mold and pattern making
– RTM
– Vacuum infusion & Vacuum bagging

For those looking to relocate from other centres the Timaru District provides affordable living with a wide range of activities enabling a great work/life balance with minimal commuting time and close proximity to all amenities. Rental prices for a family home currently range from $220 to $400 per week. And current purchase prices for a 3 bedroom permanent material home range from NZ $200,000-$400,000.

Contact Simon Robb @ simon@ifsl.co.nz or 0275 343 150

Trademe link: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=1051483125