Full-time, Permanent

Your People Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting for a highly motivated and talented Assistant Project Manager.

This is a permanent role based out of Oamaru working for a well-known and trusted Engineering Business. You will be a highly talented and skilled Engineer holding both great on tools skills, well-developed design experience as well as being an authentic and passionate leader of people and projects.

This role is mainly focused on the structural side of things where you will be working on a range of interesting structural projects whilst managing a busy workshop. Whilst this role is focused on the structural side of things a good working knowledge of machining, welding, fitting is highly desirable.

The role is split between office-based work, people management, site visits and on-tools work so we are seeking an agile and adaptable person. 

You will be comfortable dealing with Clients, Contractors and other trades and have a great understanding of the whole design and engineering process.

As a person that holds an unwavering passion for customer service and results, you will use your skills to price and quote for work using Excel or Solidworks.

Reporting into the Project manager, this role has great potential for growth and development.

Passion, trust and credibility are central to this role. You will inspire your team to achieve their goals whilst using your great design skills to deliver outstanding projects.

Oamaru is a fantastic place to live and work with great schooling, affordable housing and community vibe so we are looking for someone that is passionate and sincere about relocating here (if you don’t already live here) and who is interested in being a genuine part of a great local community.


This role is for you if you:

  • Have hands on engineering experience
  • Have previous Leadership experience
  • Hold relevant trade qualifications
  • Have experience in either Solidworks or CAD


This role is not for you if you

  • Hold no trades experience
  • Are not willing to work out of Oamaru


So, if you are an exceptional leader looking for a change and to have your skills recognised, we want to hear from you. All applications are 100% confidential. If you wanted to have a no obligation chat about this great role call Adam on 027 713 7004 or simply hit the apply now button.

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