Thompson Longhorn was established in 1983 and is the leader in the design, manufacture and installation of livestock handling equipment in Australia. We are a professional, family owned company who takes pride in the high level of quality products that are produced. 

Solidworks Design Technician

Required Skills:

  • Good communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management skills

  • Willingness to learn and innovate

  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Solidworks experience

  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to process large amounts of information in a short time frame

  • Ability to suggest alternative solutions to problems

  • Experience in producing workshop details

  • Ability to utilize all available resources to solve problems

Desired Skills:

  • AutoCAD experience

  • Solidworks API knowledge/experience

  • An associate degree in mechanical engineering (or related discipline) or an equivalent will be highly regarded

  • Exposure to the cattle industry will be highly regarded

  • Experience in technical drafting/design

Please include CV and cover letter in application.


This role will see you weld/fabricate a variety of products including crushes, yards, permanent modular units, calf & weaner equipment.

You will be working in a very well-equipped shop where attention to detail, enthusiasm and being conscientious is highly regarded.  The successful applicant will naturally be able to produce a good quality job unsupervised.  Current forklift license preferred.

This role entails the following key duties:

  • Comply with WH&S policies

  • Actively work with the Foreman/Production Supervisor to meet all responsibilities

  • Required to perform a range of jobs

  • Maintain a clean work area and perform work in a neat and orderly manner

  • Work in a safe manner at all times

  • Comply with all company policies

  • Complete project work as required.

We offer excellent remuneration, equipment and working conditions.

The position is permanent full time.


general expression of interest

We are always open to receiving general expression of interests for positions that may become available in the future. 

To place a general expression of interest please send your resume and cover letter to