Career Opportunities

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Thanks for your interest in career opportunities with the Mastercraft Kitchens Group. All of the positions below were open on 11 January 2021. 

NORTH ISLAND: Whitianga, Whangamata, Waikato, Tauranga, Palmerston North, Wairarapa, Kapiti     

SOUTH ISLAND: Christchurch


NORTH ISLAND


OPERATIONS MANAGER – Whitianga (Listed 14 Jan 2021)

Mastercraft Kitchens Whitianga is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join our team.
We are a well-established company based in beautiful Whitianga, specialising in the design and manufacture of kitchens, laundries, wardrobes and other bespoke cabinetry and joinery.

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You will be responsible for:

  • Team management (workshop and installing) and scheduling.
  • Quality control.
  • Organising a kitchen all the way through – from measure up to install.
  • Dealing with clients, builder and other trades people.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Machinery maintenance plans.
  • Support the management team.
  • Where necessary help with manufacture and installation.

We are looking for:

  • Experience in the Kitchen Joinery or woodworking industry
  • A person who is highly organised
  • A person prepared to show leadership and be a role model to the rest of the staff.
  • Great communication skills with staff, clients, builders and trades people.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Someone that can think on their feet.
  • Cabinet Vision skills
  • Problem solver and a team player.
  • Great work ethic and attitude.

Renumeration by negotiation.

If this sounds like you please send your CV and cover letter to Mastercraft Kitchens Whitianga 
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SENIOR KITCHEN DESIGNER – Whangamata (Listed 30 Nov 2020)

Mastercraft Kitchens Whangamata is currently seeking an experienced Senior Kitchen Designer with the ability to sell and communicate with customers.
About the role:

  • Design and quote kitchens, following our end to end process
  • Listening and interpreting client briefs with a strong customer focus
  • Using Cabinet Vision and Pro100 for drawing and designing
  • Develop sales strategies and meet sales targets.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team environment
  • Proven previous kitchen designing background
  • Computer proficiency, with Cabinet Vision and Pro100 drawing experience required
  • Strong relationship building skills and the ability to have courageous conversations with customers
  • Strong sales background and the ability to manage time to achieve the sales targets
  • Qualification is preferred i.e. NKBA Certificate in Kitchen Design course, Certified Designer, Bachelor of Kitchen Design, Architecture
  • A friendly outgoing persona willing to assist clients in the showroom by providing product information and demonstrations where necessary
  • Follow up with clients at completion of work.

Additional details:

  • This is a very busy department so you will need to have the ability to remain cool under pressure and be able to think on your feet
  • This role is office based with the requirement to work outside of the office at times to meet with customers to undertake site measures (company vehicles are available to be used)
  • This is a full-time role working Monday – Friday, with negotiable start and finish times!

If this sounds like you please send your CV and cover letter to Mastercraft Kitchens Whangamata 
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CABINET MAKER/JOINER – Whangamata (Listed 30 Nov 2020)

If you have Joinery experience and an understanding of Cabinet Vision software, a positive attitude, great work ethic AND the ability to work as well at a desk as on the factory floor; This role could be for you.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assemble kitchen cabinetry as per kitchen design while meeting deadlines and maintaining a high standard of workmanship.
  • To select and work on materials as outlined in the job requirements.
  • Able to cut, shape and smooth lumber and other materials according to customised designs/ measurements.
  • Ability to manufacture one-off customised cabinets.
  • Take appropriate care to ensure quality is maintained in all aspects of production.
  • Undertake any other jobs as directed by Factory Foreman.
  • Ensure all machinery maintenance procedures are followed in a timely manner.
  • Assist the Detailer with Cabinet Vision drawings as required

Essential Skills:

  • Experience in the Kitchen Joinery or woodworking industry
  • Great communication skills
  • Be punctual
  • Attention to detail, are a quick learner
  • Cabinet Vision skills
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to take direction and work unsupervised
  • Problem solver and a team player.  

If this sounds like you please send your CV and cover letter to Mastercraft Kitchens Whangamata 
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KITCHEN JOINER – Waikato (Listed 2 Dec 2020)

Gibbs Industries Ltd, t/a Mastercraft Kitchens has been servicing the Waikato, and beyond, for over 50 years. Growth means we need joiners for both factory and site work.
Be part of an excellent team who are passionate about kitchens and about producing an exceptional product and service for our clients.

We are looking for Joiners, ideally with 2 years or more experience in the kitchen sector, who take a pride in the quality of their work.

Our ideal candidate will have the following;

  • A good attitude, with good timekeeping
  • A great work ethic
  • A focus on quality & a job well done
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Sound communication skills
  • Some overtime included

Only NZ residents with the legal right to work will be responded to.

To apply send your CV and cover letter to Mastercraft Kitchens Waikato

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CABINET MAKER / SKILLED TRADESPERSON – Tauranga (Listed Dec 2 2020)

Mastercraft Kitchens Tauranga is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic skilled tradesperson to join our team.

We are a well-established company based in central Tauranga specialising in the design and manufacture of kitchens, bathrooms, wardrobes and other bespoke cabinetry and joinery. With modern machinery, we produce high quality products for both residential and commercial customers.

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced cabinet maker or carpenter, however a multi skilled handy person may be considered for the position. Along with excellent skills on the tools you will have high attention to detail, with an excellent standard of workmanship. You will be motivated, honest, reliable and enjoy working in a team.

To apply for this position, you will need:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in the trade
  • Experience with reading and interpreting plans
  • A passion for quality work, with an eye for detail
  • Commitment to get the job done
  • A positive approach to work and working in a team
  • A responsible approach to Health and Safety

If you fit the above criteria and are looking for a full time, permanent position, apply now. Please note applicants for this position should have NZ residency.

View job listing on Seek here.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Mastercraft Kitchens Tauranga 
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KITCHEN DESIGNER – Palmerston North (Listed Jan 14 2021)

Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey is a family owned and operated business in Palmerston North. We have a large client base which is continuing to grow. Due to this, we are seeking an experienced Kitchen Designer to join our team.

The role will provide you with the opportunity to use your knowledge and flair to design and sell our kitchens. You would need to guide and help our customers in all aspects of their kitchen makeover whether it is for a new build or renovation.

Our ideal applicant will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • A passion for design and working with clients to achieve their dream kitchen
  • Experience with using computer design programs
  • An eye for detail and pride in the quality of your work
  • Must be self motivated with a positive attitude and a good sense of humour
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to perform under pressure
  • A lateral thinker who can identify solutions and be creative
  • Be prepared to go the extra mile
  • Hold a current full drivers license
  • Be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

We offer a competitive remuneration package relative to your experience.

View job listing on TradeMe here.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Mastercraft Kitchens Palmerston North 
Find out more about Mastercraft Kitchens Palmerston North


KITCHEN INSTALLER – Wairarapa (Listed Jan 12 2021)

Mastercraft Kitchens Wairarapa (Carroll’s Joinery) are looking for an experienced Kitchen Installer with a good past employment record to join our busy team to continue with our busy work load without compromising on our standard of finish. We mainly work on mid to high-end kitchen & scullery joinery, laundry and wardrobes. Most of our work is designed by our design team and all joinery is made in our factory with all the teams working together to create a great product for the Wairarapa and Wellington regions for the past 36 years.

Key attributes we’re looking for:

  • Attention to detail, high quality finish will be expected.
  • Ability to read and understand plans and details required.
  • Time keeping, must have understanding of time management.
  • Communication is a must, need to be able to communicate to clients and report to site manager with good detail.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, some jobs might require early starts and later finish.
  • Attention to detail, planning and setting up the job to get the result needed.
  • Problem solve on the job, have an ability to get the job done.
  • Self motivation to support and drive the install teams.

Some tools will be provided but you will need to have the basic hand tools.

We are based in Masterton and work mostly in the Wairarapa and with some travel to Wellington. You will need a clean NZ drivers licence as company vehicles will be provided. Over time may be available.

Applicants for this position must have New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work Visa.

View job listing on TradeMe here.
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Mastercraft Kitchens Wairarapa 
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KITCHEN DESIGNER – Kapiti (Listed Jan 6 2021)

Mastercraft Kitchens Kapiti is a family owned and operated business in Paraparaumu. We are moving to a bigger and better showroom in Jan 2021. Our business is growing and we are seeking an experienced Kitchen Designer to join our team.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to use your knowledge and flair, to design and sell our kitchens. You would need to guide and help our customers in all aspects of their kitchen makeover whether it is for a new build or renovation.

Our ideal applicant will possess the following skills:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • A passion for design and working with clients to achieve their dream kitchen
  • Experience with using computer design programs
  • An eye for detail and pride in the quality of your work
  • Must be self motivated with a positive attitude and a good sense of humour
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to perform under pressure
  • A lateral thinker who can identify solutions and be creative
  • Be prepared to go the extra mile
  • Hold a current full drivers license
  • Be legally entitled to work in New Zealand

We offer a competitive remuneration package relative to your experience.

The hours are negotiable and could be flexible depending on the applicant.

To express your interest in this position, please send your cover letter and CV to Mastercraft Kitchens Kapiti

View job listing on TradeMe here.
Find out more about Mastercraft Kitchens Kapiti


SOUTH ISLAND


SENIOR KITCHEN DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGER – Christchurch (listed 30 Nov 2020)

Do you have a flair and passion for kitchen design? Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated and a team player? We are looking for that ‘unique someone’ who can add value to our business and our customers experience. Mastercraft Kitchens Christchurch is a well-established joinery manufacturing business based in Christchurch. We pride ourselves on producing quality custom made kitchens and other household joinery. Our work is varied and could be anything from group home builders to high end bespoke homes. We are seeking a Senior Designer who has considerable experience in Design and Project Management. This is a challenging position and will require someone with a very good knowledge of the joinery industry and proven experience in design.

You will be responsible for:

  • Design, quoting and managing projects from initial consult through to hand over to manufacturing

Key attributes required:

  • Friendly and engaging personality with excellent communications skills
  • Previous experience in Kitchen Design and Sales
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Accuracy with measurements and figures
  • Strong industry knowledge
  • The ability to liaise well with customers
  • Cabinet Vision experience advantageous but not essential

We offer:

  • A fantastic opportunity to further your career with a leading kitchen company
  • A competitive salary based on your experience
  • A fun, friendly team to work alongside you.

This is a permanent full time position. Applicants must have NZ residency.

Contact Mastercraft Kitchens Christchurch to apply 

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