Canvas Fabricator
Mount Maunganui, Full Time, Manufacturing
Please Quote Reference Number 76176
  • Keen to learn and have a positive can do attitude?
  • Trade industry or sewing experience highly regarded
  • Rare opportunity to learn the Canvas Fabrication Trade!

  • Want a future with a company that cares about YOU?

    We are looking for an energetic, hands on person who is ready to learn the Canvas Fabrication Trade and become part of the Tarpaulin Makers Family.

    Tarpaulin Makers (BOP) Ltd is a top manufacturer of quality PVC & Canvas goods. We pride ourselves on producing high quality products and providing excellent service.

    We need an additional Canvas Fabricator to work on site in our Mount Maunganui workshop.

    Initially you would learn how to manufacture our core products like Truck Curtainsides, Construction Tarps and Fumigation Covers. We would teach you skills in hot air welding, high frequency welding and industrial sewing so you can develop in the Canvas Fabrication trade. Opportunities to gain external qualifications in Forklift driving and Working at heights are also part of the initial training program we offer. Once we get to know you and see where your strengths and passion lie, we can determine what part of the business you would like to focus on or areas you would like to develop your skills in. The potential for growth and development are key to making sure both the business and you are successful.

    What's in it for you?
    Our business model is quite unique. Obviously, we need to make a profit, but we are about so much more than that. As a small run, privately owned company are core values lie in:
    • Flexible working hours and long term employment
    • Family first attitude (don't miss those important events)
    • Self-Development and Career progression focus
    • Friendly and happy work environment
    • Staff competitions and incentives
    Who are we looking for?
    As a specialised industry there are not many people with trade qualifications and to be honest, we can teach you everything you need to know. So, we are looking for someone who:
    • Is thirsty to learn, willing to listen, and prepared to take on responsibility
    • Has a great attitude, who can bring a smile to work every day
    • Can bring positive energy and enthusiasm for anything that is thrown at you
    • Will work hard for the company and have the same shared goal
    • Takes pride in their appearance and is well presented
    • Can keep our workshop, tools and vehicles tidy and clean
    • Good level of physical fitness and is health & safety conscious
    • Has good basic maths skills
    • Holds a Full drivers licence and is able to travel to surrounding regions if required
    Previous experience in a trade background i.e roofing or experience on a sewing machine will be highly regarded.

    This is a full time role and remuneration will be aligned with the skills and experience you bring to the role. Uniform will be provided.

    Sound like you? APPLY NOW through our online application form with a current CV and cover letter.

    Please note: You will be required to pass a pre employment drug test as part of our recruitment process.

    Please Quote Reference Number 76176

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