A dedicated South Auckland sheetmetal manufacturing 100% NZ owned company, invested in future growth, to deliver innovative solutions and projects, are looking for a Sheetmetal Estimator to join their growing team.



  • Strong Knowledge of the steel market & metal fabrication processes
  • Good understanding of local market conditions (incl. changes in material, equipment & labour costs)
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience in the Sheetmetal Industry
  • Having a Mechanical Engineering background also beneficial
  • Meet project bid deadlines and schedules with attention to detail
  • Prepare sheetmetal take-off for inclusion into estimating software, including drawings & reports
  • Proficient in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Draught sight & Sigma nest
  • Knowledge of AlmaCAM software advantageous (will be trained)
  • Able to read, understand & interpret 2D, 3D drawings & analyse specifications and tolerances.
  • Good Communication skills dealing with customers, suppliers & team members
  • Confident dealing with customers daily request orders
  • Provide quotations and communicate any discrepancies or job management issues
  • Help co-ordinate with other staff (office & warehouse)
  • Knowledge in Fiber Laser and CNC Brake Press operation a bonus
  • Healthy and Safety awareness very important
  • Currently living in and have the right to work in NZ (including NZ Work Visa)


Job Details:

Type:              Permanent Fulltime Position

Wage:             $65k – $85k/a neg with skills & experience

Location:        Wiri, South Auckland

Hours:            40-hour work week (M-F 8.00am – 4.30pm – neg)

Start:              ASAP


Please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV & covering letter to dennis@appts.co.nz

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to give me a call:

Dennis Mawhinney – Appointments Recruitment Specialists

021 888 500                 (09) 478 9954             0800 030 125            

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