Electrical Design Engineer

Our client is a well established leader in their niche field of design, in-house build, and international export of specialist and complex heavy machinery. Being a very stable employer, and part of a global corporation, they have lots of work orders which has led to this opportunity for a position of Electrical Design Engineer, based in Rotorua.

The Role
The role is responsible for the electrical design and PLC programming for heavy machinery plant – seeing projects through from concept to commissioning.

Specifically, you will:

  • Design electrical componentry for machinery (schematics, hardware, PLC programming)
  • Be involved in sales concept meetings to provide input into quotes and tenders
  • Provide technical support during the commissioning stage

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Be a tertiary qualified electrical engineer (or have gained skills through relevant industry experience)
  • Have previous electrical design experience (preferably with heavy machinery plant)
  • Be proficient with PLC programming
  • Be a genuine people person with strong communication skills who works well with others

You will be a self-starter, diligent in your work and a natural problem solver who just gets on with it, being comfortable working in a team or working autonomously.

Why apply?
There is plenty of ongoing work and each job is a new bespoke project with no two jobs being the same. The company has a very stable work force, many have worked here for quite a period of time, and staff have commented that they enjoy coming to work. The company has core family first values where staff are valued and the company train, develop, and promote internally where they can. There are numerous benefits and wellbeing initiatives where the company looks at the whole person and the individual person’s needs, and then there is Rotorua…

Rotorua is a great place for people who like the outdoors, you can pop down to one of the lakes for your water sports and fishing, or hit the forest trails mountain biking, running, or walking. With house prices still lower than some of the larger North Island centres, it could be one of the more affordable places to enjoy living in New Zealand, and Rotorua is so close to other metropolitan areas, beaches and mountains.
On offer is a very competitive remuneration package and many individual and company benefits.

Apply Now
If you have the proven design skills, let’s talk.

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