Mechanical Draftsperson

Mechanical Draftsperson

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Goldacres is an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of world-class agricultural chemical spray equipment. Family-owned and operated, with a head office in Ballarat, three retail sprayer centres and a network of dealerships across Australia, Goldacres have a reputation for innovation, quality and adaptability. From their inception in 1978, they have prospered by constantly reinventing their products and business practices in a fast-changing landscape; turning ideas into reality to deliver sprayers which are truly Australia’s world-class sprayers.

About the role
With the continued growth of Goldacres, comes an opportunity for a Mechanical Draftsperson to join their experienced Engineering team. This exciting opportunity will allow for your continued professional development and you will be able to draw on the knowledge and expertise of their experienced team.

In this role you will be responsible for the development of technical designs and drawings using SolidWorks and CAD software, the product planning of new products, mechanical parts, jigs, tools, fixtures, and other manufacturing equipment. You will be continually exploring new techniques and methods for mechanical design, processes, fabrication, materials, and finishes. You will inspect designs and finished products to ensure compliance with job specifications making sure that standards and systems are maintained and remain compliant. You will assist in the training and guiding of the production team providing them with an understanding of mechanical assemblies and troubleshooting.

About you
Our ideal candidate will have a proven background in a similar mechanical draftsperson role, and experience with SolidWorks and CAD software is highly desirable. You will have knowledge of manufacturing, fabrication and assembly procedures, and an intermediate to advanced level of computer skills. You will have well-developed organisational, planning and scheduling skills, a strong attention to detail, be mechanically minded and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be able to work independently while positively contributing to the team.

Goldacres are open to candidates who have a trade-based background and are looking to develop their drafting skills and take the next step in their career.

Why Goldacres?

  • A competitive salary negotiated based on skills and experience
  • Commitment to innovation, quality and excellence – an industry leader
  • Family owned and operated, positive respectful culture, great team environment
  • Excellent working facilities and conditions
  • Job stability

This role will commence in 2024.

Inspired? For further information and to request a copy of the position description, contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152. To apply, please send your application letter and current resume to by close of business Thursday 30th November 2023.

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