About Minova

Minova is a member of the Orica Group and is a global manufacturer and supplier of chemical and mechanical earth control products, adhesives and support equipment.

With manufacturing plants on five continents and operations in more than 25 countries, Minova is an industry-leading provider of ground support solutions for the underground mining, construction, tunnelling and civil engineering industries.

The Role

The Minova Team based in Nowra NSW is on the lookout for an experienced Draftsperson to join the company.
Reporting to the on-site Process Engineer for Manufacturing, the Draftsperson is responsible for all general manufacturing drafting including layouts, general arrangement, tooling drawings, detail drawings and product drawings for all the steel products which are manufactured on our Nowra and Smithfield sites.

Some site travel will be expected of the successful candidate.

Duties include:

Create and maintain work instructions, technical specifications and reports
Manage the on-site drawing and documentation system
Manage and coordinate small projects from concept to commissioning including planning, costing, ordering, provision of documentation and scheduling
Maintain Steel BOMs in SAP system
Assist Engineer in conducting reviews of manufacturing processes in order to improve efficiencies
Assist with CNC lathe programming and operating
Experience, Skills and Qualifications required:

Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting
Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade
Exposure to working with steel or fabrication is desirable but not essential
Competent with Autodesk Drafting Packages including Inventor and AutoCAD
Competent with programing and operation CNC Lathe with Faunc Controller
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Excellent verbal and written communication
Organised and able to meet deadlines
Able to work on several projects concurrently
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, or as part of a fully functioning multi-disciplined team.
What we offer

To ensure that we attract and retain the best people we offer:

The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organisation;
Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialise or become a generalist;
A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognised and encouraged;
Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth;
Competitive salary packages.


  • Engineering
  • Engineering drafting
  • Drafting
  • Drafter


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