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Why work at Bays Joinery?

Bays Joinery is Nelson and Marlborough's largest joinery manufacturer in the Top of the South. And, more importantly to us, we are the most respected and revered business in the industry. At Bays Joinery we combine the proven principles of good craftsmanship with modern technology, equipment and systems. Our work philosophy is dedicated to quality and client satisfaction. We believe in an honest days work, for an honest days pay. So, if you are of solid character, motivated and have the required skills for our current employment opportunities (see below) then we would love to hear from you.

Senior Project Manager / Detailer

Based in Stoke with a factory & showroom on site, we are seeking an experienced Programmer/Detailer with project management skills and experience who will be responsible for the successful outcome of custom projects including full house lots of residential furniture, individual kitchens, wardrobes and a variety of commercial work.


  • Site measuring Detailing and CNC programming using up to date software, including Microvellum.  Experience in other CAD / CAM systems will be advantageous
  • Purchasing materials and issuing work to subcontractors
  • Designing workflow sequence, cut lists and parts management
  • The successful outcome of projects that lead to completion, on time, within budget

The successful applicant will have the following attributes and skills; 

  • A positive attitude with problem solving abilities.
  • Logical thinking and strong computer skills.
  • At least 5yrs joinery or cabinet making experience and qualifications.
  • Ability to follow and improve procedures
  • Self-motivated, reliable and well organized.
  • Leadership qualities with excellent communication skills.
  • Able and willing to adapt to achieve the best result for the business, its customers and the team
  • Ability to perform under pressure and take responsibility

We are committed to having a winning team and in this role,  you will be given training on the job, alongside a some great people.

If you are looking for a challenging and interesting role and keen to work in a high performing team at a progressive locally owned Nelson company with great future prospects, then either click on the 'Project Manager/Detailer' button below or please send in your C.V and cover letter to 

All applicants should have NZ residency or a valid NZ Work Visa.

project manager/detailer 

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