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About us

Windsor Architectural Hardware is one of the most recognised and respected brands of high end boutique hardware products in the residential sector.

Established in 1984 Windsor sought to go beyond what had already been mastered. What started as a vision has today become a leading supplier in the New Zealand market as an award winning, national architectural hardware company, that is actively expanding into Australia.

Our proven experience has led the Windsor name to be renowned for a commitment to continuous improvement enabling the company to remain progressive and stay ahead of market trends. But what always remains constant is our reputation for exceptional customer service and quality.

Our Team

We’re proud of the passionate team we have here at Windsor, who are always striving to provide the highest standards of products and service to our customers. Meet some of them below.

Maiyan Maher
Executive Assistant to Managing Director

Sales Representative for Wellington, Manawatu-Whanganui, Taranaki, Gisborne, Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman regions.

David McLean
Sales Representative

Sales Representative for Auckland and Northland regions.

Logan Bell
Sales Representative

Sales Representative for Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay and Coromandel regions.

Kevin Stephenson
Sales Representative

Sales Representative for Canterbury, Otago, Central Otago, Southland and West Coast regions.

Brynn McCallum
Sales Representative & New Product Development
Tara Hopwood
Customer Service
William Barrie
Customer Service

Vision, Mission and Values

Vision

Being the architectural hardware company of choice that understands and satisfies the product and service needs of our customers, driven by the creativity, agility and teamwork of our people.

Mission

We fulfil dreams and needs by providing innovative, bespoke architectural hardware products that are elegant, functional, reliable and produced in a sustainable way.

Our Values

Trust

Communication

Enjoyment

Compassion

Excellence

News

Handle with care - Windsor launches new NIDO collection
31 March 2021
Bespoke finishing adds depth of character
17 June 2020
Combining strength and speed - Windsor's new rapidFIT system
03 October 2019
Feel, finish and function
16 March 2019
With lustre: graphite nickel
15 June 2018

Careers

We believe Windsor is a great place to work. When you join our Windsor family, you will enjoy great benefits while working in a supportive environment where your individual experience and contribution is valued.

Current Vacancies

Product Design & Development Manager
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The Product, Design and Development Manager is an integral part of Windsor Architecture Hardware’s sales, marketing and product (SMP) team. The role is responsible for development and execution of the NPD and design process throughout the business. Working closely with the Business Development Manager and the wider SMP team, the role is responsible for creating new product initiatives based on market research.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Helping develop and implement the SMP Department’s NPD strategy and its associated functions.
  • Conducting market research, with the Business Development Manager, to ensure new product offerings meet customer needs.
  • Lead and manage new projects and products to ensure they meet business objectives, deadlines and customer needs.
  • Provide regular reports to the Leadership Team and relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversee the quality control of new and existing products.
  • Lead the effective launching of new products from ideas to staging to market.
  • Develop positive working relationships with all relevant stakeholders.

Successful applicants will possess:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Project Management/Design/Product Development Marketing/Business/Communications or a related field.
  • Ideally 3+ years’ experience in project management in an NPD environment.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Experience of New Product Introduction, reworking design changes and upgrades through to production.
  • High standards of professionalism and communication with expertise in business development.

Please upload your CV and cover letter to apply. Alternatively, for more information contact Zachary Pentecost at Findex HR and H&S Consulting on 03 266 0699 or email Zachary.Pentecost@findex.co.nz.

Product Technician
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Reporting to the Workshop Team Leader, as a Product Technician you will play a vital role in ensuring our customers receive the highest quality products and custom finishes. A typical day may include preparing our hardware for powder coating, disassembly/assembly of door handles and window hardware, and assisting senior workshop colleagues with other special finishing tasks.

Supply Chain Executive Manager
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The Supply Chain Executive Manager is an integral part of Windsor Architecture Hardware’s executive leadership team, they are responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the supply chain and logistics teams and their efficient daily operations. The Supply Chain Executive Manager has four direct reports and is responsible for a wider team of approximately 15 staff including all warehouse dispatch and workshop staff.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop detailed strategic plans for the supply chain division and translate these into clear action plans for all staff.
  • Coordinate relevant areas to ensure high quality products are supplied within deadlines and to budget.
  • Work with the sales team to manage product range and plan future stock requirements.
  • Provide regular reports to the Executive Leadership Team and Managing Director, for example; performance to budget, stock levels, KPI’s and project updates.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of LEAN.
  • Ensure all resources are managed effectively and budget and profit margins are achieved.
  • Provide effective leadership, training and development to all team members.
  • Develop positive working relationships with all suppliers and negotiate key agreements.


Successful applicants will possess:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in Senior Leadership, with a proven ability to develop managers.
  • Previous experience / training in LEAN manufacturing principles, with a passion for continuous improvement.
  • Operational management experience in warehousing, manufacturing or logistics environments.
  • High standards of professionalism and communication with expertise in business development.