Lead Mechanical Drafter

Market leader with steady and ongoing contracts
High net worth, multidisciplinary projects
Excellent numeration and EVP

Work for a Nationally renouned OEM and leader in their respective field in a workshop environment where you can see your designs come to fruition

Verve Partners are supporting a leading provider of fully engineered turnkey solutions for bulk material handling projects, catering to a global clientele. Established over three decades ago, they specialise in manufacturing and delivering complex projects, along with providing comprehensive on-site services.

The Opportunity:

To support their expansion, they are looking to appoint a Senior Mechanical Draftsperson to lead their drafting team. This role offers a full-time permanent position within their design and manufacturing setup.


  • Leading the drafting team in the development of bulk materials handling equipment designs utilising Inventor/Solidworks and Vault.
  • Establishing and refining drafting procedures and frameworks within the engineering department.
  • Overseeing and allocating tasks to the drafting team to ensure project completion.
  • Ensuring meticulous adherence to drafting protocols for every project, including design reviews, drawing validations, and issuance for manufacturing.
  • Staying abreast of industry equipment functionalities and seeking opportunities to enhance site service offerings.

The Candidate:

You will have a talent for fostering relationships across diverse stakeholder groups. The ideal candidate should exhibit keen attention to detail, exceptional organisational capabilities, and a knack for identifying and implementing process enhancements within the design and engineering teams.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar capacity, preferably within bulk material handling or heavy industrial/mining sectors.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Drafting, Engineering, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and 3D design software (e.g., Inventor).
  • Strong command of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrated expertise in drawing and design.


  • Opportunities for career progression.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Continuous training and development initiatives.
  • Onsite workshop facilities to witness project evolution, from concept to operation.
  • Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offering wellbeing support for employees and their families.

How to Apply:

Submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to lotte@vervepartners.com.au or call Lotte on 0455 052 100 to discuss the role in more detail.

Verve Partners is an energetic team of specialist consultants reimagining recruitment Australia-wide. With over 170 years of combined experience, we’ve found the sweet spot in talent search – and want to share it. By scouting smart, digging deep and embracing diversity, we grow vibrant careers, cultures and communities. We currently have offices in the lifestyle cities of Newcastle and Wollongong.
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