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Cabinet Making - Indigenous Apprenticeship Program

A pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to start their career in the Cabinetmaking/Furniture Industry.

Designcraft is an award-winning furniture manufacturing company specialising in high quality commercial and residential fit outs. Designcraft was founded in 1991 and over the past 27 years we have acquired a depth of knowledge, experience and skills that enables us to successfully fabricate and install the most challenging of commercial, public or private furniture fit-out projects. Our clients include many high-profile government and corporate clients and our portfolio of work includes successful projects in Australia and worldwide. These projects include:

  • Museum fit out and work for cultural institutions
  • Exhibition projects
  • Specialised furniture projects

As one of Australia's leading furniture and joinery manufacturers we offer excellent work conditions and real opportunities for skills advancement.   Several positions as a CABINET MAKING APPRENTICE are now available at our modern factory and showroom in Hume, ACT. We are seeking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people whom are looking to start or continue their career in furniture/cabinetmaking.

This is an Indigenous-identified position. Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent (pursuant to Section 14 (d) of the Anti-discrimination act. 

To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Have a current drivers license
  • A friendly and professional working manner
  • Demonstrate passion, a strong worth ethic & a hands-on approach to work

Designcraft respectfully acknowledges Indigenous Australians both past and present as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we work. 

Send resumes to: Designcraft, 8 Tralee St, Hume ACT 2620. Phone 6290 4900 or email info@designcraft.net.au 

 

 

CNC Machine Operator

A position is now available at our modern factory and showroom in Hume, ACT for an experienced CNC Machinist. The person we're seeking must have a solid background with all aspects of furniture and joinery CNC machine operation.

The Position:

  • CNC milling of components as required
  • Machine cleaning & maintenance
  • Basic programming of the CNC
  • Maintaining stock levels

The ideal person will:

  • Be honest and have a desire to excel and contribute positively to the team
  • Enjoy a challenge and be prepared to work as a team to achieve goals.
  • Good computer knowledge
  • Have CNC Machinist Experience / Relevant Experience and solid joinery knowledge
  • Have the ability to read plans and fabricate from them using initiative
  • Be hardworking and willing to take responsibility for their work
  • Show attention to detail and enjoy producing high-quality work

Key skills and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the manufacturing business
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Forklift Licence (preferable)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Rights to work in Australia (essential)

Normal Hours: 7:30am-4.00pm Mon-Fri

Remuneration: Remuneration will be based on the successful candidate's ability and experience

Your application must include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a machine operator?

Resumes to:  info@designcraft.net.au

 

Joinery Detailer Microvellum CAD Operator

We are seeking an experienced Joinery Detailer Microvellum CAD Operator to assist with production of custom joinery items. This role is a permanent role, offering excellent career development.

 The ideal applicant should have at least 2 years experience.

The position

Duties Include:

  • Producing drawings from architectural plans
  • Problem solving any design issues
  • Preparing drawings for machining on CNC
  • Reading and interpreting plans for production
  • Reading and understanding architectural drawings
  • Producing cabinetry drawings and cutting lists for production

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant experience in cabinet making industry with a background in joinery construction methods
  • Solid experience in Microvellum or AutoCAD
  • High level of attention to detail with a proactive with a “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills, and ability to prioritise work load
  • A high level of attention to detail is essential
  • The ability to work well both in a team environment and independently
  • High level problem solving and troubleshooting skills

This is an opportunity to work with a progressive company at the top of its marketplace, within a professional team in a busy and stimulating environment and includes benefits such as;

  • Attractive salary
  • Modern showroom and premises
  • Career opportunity
  • Full time position

The successful applicant will demonstrate:

  • Relevant experience in cabinet making industry
  • A high level computer literacy in both AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Will have excellent communication skills
  • Professional communication and presentation skills
  • Will be able to multitask and have the ability to prioritise projects with tight deadlines
  • Be a team player with great attitude with the ability to build strong customer relationships.

Please apply by email to: info@designcraft.net.au attaching a brief CV and contact details or write to Bob Fenderson c/o Designcraft, 8 Tralee Street, Hume, ACT. 2620.

 

CABINETMAKERS AND JOINERY INSTALLERS

Designcraft is an award-winning furniture manufacturing company specialising in high-quality commercial and residential fit-outs. Designcraft was founded in 1991. Over the past 27 years, we have acquired a depth of knowledge, experience and skills. This enables us to successfully fabricate and install the most challenging of commercial, public or private furniture fit-out projects. Our clients include high profile government and corporate clients and our portfolio of work includes successful projects in Australia and worldwide.

Kynetic Office Foyer
Custom joinery 'Tree' and foyer furniture
 

These projects include:

  • Museum fit-out and work for cultural institutions
  • Embassy projects both in Australia and overseas
  • Exhibition projects
  • Airport lounges
  • Specialised furniture/joinery projects
  • Follow us on Instagram @designcraftprojects  to see more projects

As one of Australia's leading furniture and joinery manufacturers, we offer excellent work conditions and real opportunities for skills advancement.  

Several positions are now available at our modern factory and showroom in Hume, ACT.

To be a successful candidate, you will:

  • Have a trade qualification in furniture/cabinetmaking/joinery
  • Have your own hand tools
  • Current drivers license
  • Experience working within workshop/joinery & on-site
  • Friendly and professional working manner
  • Demonstrate passion, a strong worth ethic & a hands-on approach to work

Excellent above award wages depending upon experience.

Optional interstate travel.

NOTE: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Send resumes to Designcraft, 8 Tralee St, Hume ACT 2620 or email info@designcraft.net.au.

Phone 6290 4900

For further information about our company visit https://www.designcraft.net.au/about-us

Follow us on Instagram @designcraftprojects and @__designcraft__

 

 

CABINET MAKING APPRENTICESHIP

If you're looking to kick off your cabinetmaking career, take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to join a multi-award winning team!

We create high-quality fit-out projects for major government and corporate clients throughout Australia.

designcraft factory Hume
designcraft expansive factory in Hume
designcraft factory in Hume ACT

To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Have a current drivers license
  • A friendly and professional working manner
  • Demonstrate passion, a strong worth ethic & a hands-on approach to work

Skills and Experience

To apply, you must be:

  • Interested in a career in Cabinet Making
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Presentable
  • Self-motivated and physically fit
  • Hardworking and keen to learn
  • Positive 'team player' attitude
  • Flexible to work overtime when required

How to Apply

  • send your resume and most recent school report to info@designcraft.net.au 
  • NOTE: You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Send resumes to Designcraft, 8 Tralee St, Hume ACT 2620 or email info@designcraft.net.au 

Phone 6290 4900 

For further information about our company visit https://www.designcraft.net.au/about-us

Follow us on Instagram @designcraftprojects and @__designcraft__

 

GOT OTHER SKILLS AND WANT TO WORK WITH US?

If you think you have skills or experience that would be a good fit with designcraft Projects, contact us today.

Email your CV to info@designcraft.net.au or call 02 6290 4900 for a confidential discussion. 

 

 

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