Mechanical Design Engineer


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About the opportunity:

Our client is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their expanding team in East Tamaki. This is an opportunity to be involved in a market leading company that produces highly technical machinery for export globally. You will be working in a supportive team and have the satisfaction of seeing your plans and designs built, put into production and used in world class sites around the world. 

Role description:

As a Design Engineer you will be creating design models from concept through to accurate manufacturing drawings, which will be put into production. This will involve component design through to complete machines. You will be involved in providing the costing and assisting with assembly and build instructions. You will also be managing the system layout from the sales phase through to client approval. Therefore you need to be able to relate and communicate well to members of the team and the clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Producing sales and engineered layouts to the client specifications
  • Designing with the assistance of our client's engineering team, machines and technical components focused around continuous product improvement 
  • Developing and maintaining detailed assemblies within a PDM vault environment
  • Assisting with machine manuals, SOP's and parts drawings

This role will suit someone with the following background / experience / qualities:

  • Experience in applying sound knowledge and engineering principals to all designs
  • A sound understanding of working with engineering standards
  • Have great communication skills 
  • Can work as part of a team or individually
  • Good knowledge of material properties and material suppliers
  • Ability to visualise multidimensional designs and validate via hand calculations
  • Commitment to achieve or exceed deadlines
  • Ability to specify technical solutions as per applications requirements

About the company:

Our client specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of packaging machinery and associated equipment for the worldwide dairy industry. They are an internationally-renowned company who has installed machines and systems in the USA, China and Australia, as well as supplying many New Zealand companies. They are in the process of expanding their market with their first machines going into Europe this year.

What will they offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package based on experience
  • Opportunity to be part of a market leading company
  • Career progression through to managerial positions
  • A variety of work

To find out more:

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please apply below or email us

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